Tag: Small business

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...

Boutiques start delivery service

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Old Town Boutique District stores are launching a delivery service, Boutique Express, this holiday season to stay competitive with...

Royal Street Barn replaces Forge Industrial Works

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Royal Street Barn will replace Forge Industrial Works at 128 S. Royal St. The locally owned home and gift...

Letter to the Editor: Bennett-Parker for city council

To the editor: I am a proud Alexandrian who lives on the West End, but I work three jobs to afford to live here –...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Look before you lease

By Bill Reagan Some of the chief disrupters to businesses’ momentum involve real estate. First, there’s the challenge of finding the ideal location – appealing and...

Compass shakes up Alexandria’s real estate market

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Compass has made waves since launching in the Alexandria market in June with top-selling real estate team The Goodhart Group as its founding...

Alexandria Chamber names business leader of the year

By Mae Hunt | mhunt@alextimes.com The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce has named Bill Butcher, founder of Port City Brewing Co., its 2018 Business Leader of the...

Alexandria Pastry Shop marks 30 years at Bradlee Shopping Center

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com As Joan Leko walked into Alexandria Pastry Shop on a late Friday morning, she was greeted by familiar faces and...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Experiential retail

Seventy of Alexandria’s savviest independent retailers collaborated last week on approaches to improve the visitor experience in the city. The Experiential Retail Summit was...

Post-mortem on La Bergerie

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Four years after a lawsuit prevented Margaret and Laurent Janowsky from relocating their Old Town restaurant La Bergerie to a...
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