Tag: HQ2

Your Views: Alexandria is too densely populated

To the editor: Do we really need more density? Alexandria is already the most densely populated jurisdiction in Virginia and the D.C. metro area. The...

Cornell engineering dean selected to lead Virginia Tech Innovation Campus

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Virginia Tech selected Lance Collins, the dean of engineering at Cornell University, as the inaugural vice president and executive director...

Your Views: Prioritize home ownership over renting

To the editor: Earlier this month, the first-ever housing summit was held in Alexandria. The focus of the summit was affordability. Unfortunately, home ownership, a...

Virginia Tech Innovation Campus meeting draws 175 design firms

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] A Request for Proposal meeting for the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus drew a packed crowd of 175 design firms, furniture...

Potomac Yard Metro Station’s southern entrance gets scaled back

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City council voted unanimously to simplify the design of the southern entrance of the Potomac Yard Metro Station at its...

How Northern Virginia locked down Amazon HQ2

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] More than 1,000 community members and stakeholders gathered Feb. 28 for an “Amazon HQ2-Apalooza” to learn about the tech giant’s...

Letter to the Editor: Community foundation leaders welcome Amazon

To the editor: Below is our open letter to Amazon: Welcome to Northern Virginia. As the timeframe for your decision on HQ2 drew closer, those...

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...

My View: Big opportunities for collaboration

By Heather Peeler Amazon’s announcement that it will establish a headquarters in Northern Virginia gives us much to celebrate. The promise of significant job growth...

My View: The Impact of Amazon HQ2 on Alexandria

By David Howell It’s official: Amazon is coming. After 14 months of speculation, the odds-on favorite Crystal City was indeed the winner in the HQ2...