Tag: economy

Justin Wilson steps into mayoral office

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Justin Wilson took Alexandria’s oath of office for the fourth time at the city council initiation ceremony on Wednesday night....

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: What does HQ2 mean for...

For several weeks, Arlington and Alexandria have justifiably basked in the glow of the win of Amazon HQ2 over 238 contenders nationwide. Alexandria also...

Our View: Alexandria’s early Christmas present

Various activities this weekend mark the official launch of the holiday season in Alexandria. From the annual Scottish Christmas Walk and Parade of Lights...

Chief Fed economist, longtime Alexandria resident David Wilcox to retire

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com When David Wilcox took his seat in an intermediate economics class as a sophomore at Williams College, he never thought...

Our View: BRAC to the future

"… Nearby residents shouted in anger that they weren’t consulted during the … decision process, while officials from all parties involved passed the buck....

Letter to the Editor: Amazon would help diversify city’s economy

To the editor: Last week, Amazon announced Northern Virginia was one of 20 sites in North America to be selected for the next round of...

Buying Our Way Out?

Revamp. Shot in the arm. Partnership. Local business. Disposable income. These phrases, now seemingly buried deep in our lexicon underneath the weight of falling markets, represent the citys distant but bright lighthouse amid a dark sea of deficit. At least that is what the city government and local business owners hope.