Tag: development

WMATA to build new headquarters on Eisenhower

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Council approved construction of a new Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority office building, pending a development special use permit review, at...

Updated Green Building Policy sets stricter standards for new developments

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] At its public hearing Saturday, city council approved an update to the city’s Green Building Policy that sets stricter environmental...

Virginia Tech Innovation Campus relocates to 65-acre site near Potomac Yard...

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Virginia Tech Innovation Campus coming to Alexandria will be located on a much larger site than the one announced...

Your Views: Development agenda threatens open space, affordable housing

To the editor: Your editorial from June 6 asks, “Is development a net positive?” For those of us saddled with the tax burden higher density...

Our View: Is development a net positive?

We all make tradeoffs every day. Some are deliberate, while others are almost subconscious. We prioritize work tasks, with some items getting done first...

Your Views: Old Town has reached its bursting point

To the editor: A recent Washington Post article reporting on development along the Alexandria waterfront had an interesting quote that also was in the article’s...

Food hall, coworking space to anchor Carlyle adaptive reuse project

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Alexandria’s first food hall, complete with 12,000 square feet of space and 12 individual vendors, is coming to Carlyle in...

New businesses set to bounce into the city

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council approved special use permits for a variety of new businesses ranging from an indoor trampoline park to a...

Our View: A step in the right direction

City council’s decision to compromise on seating at the Del Ray Gardens restaurant at Saturday’s public hearing was the right decision, even if the...

Council approves revised Landmark Mall master plan

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Landmark Mall, Alexandria’s major West End development project, took a significant step forward, as city council approved a revised master...