Businesses: Do You Need Help with City Permit Processes?
Bill Reagan, Director of the Small Business Development Center, is offering a workshop on Tuesday, May 10 to inform attendees about City processes and how to flow through them much more efficiently. A panel of frontline City staff will examine various scenarios; describe what approvals /requirements would be needed for each; and give time-saving tips. After that panel discussion, attendees can breakout to the City department tables around the room to discuss their individual issues with staff.
The program is free and will be at the Lyceum from 9-11am on Tuesday, May 10th. Registration is required but last-minute arrivals will be accommodated.
Here’s the link for free registration:
HOLIDAY INN REOPENS
Longtime Eisenhower Avenue mainstay Holiday Inn at 2460 Eisenhower Avenue, near Telegraph Road and the Eisenhower Avenue Metro Station had a soft opening in early April followed by an official ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 28. The hotel, now known as Holiday Inn Alexandria@Carlyle, has been completely remodeled and features as clean and modern look throughout its ground floor. It provides 207 guestrooms and more than 3000 square feet of meeting space.
The ribbon cutting was attended by the hotel's owner, capital partner, management team, the Eisenhower Partnership, Mayor Allison Silberberg, and other supporters. Representing the hotel were:
AEW: Jonathan Martin and Stephen Winsor
Wright Investments: Larry Wright Jr., David Martin, Mark Coltharp, and Tracy Uphold
Holiday Inn Alexandria – Carlyle: Ian Harvey (GM), Joylette Whitaker (Dir. of Sales & Marketing), Erika Medrano (Dir. Of Operations), and John Rickling (Dir of F&B).
The Eisenhower Partnership is pleased to welcome the Holiday Inn Alexandria -- Carlyle among its members and looks forward to working with the ownership and staff of the hotel.
Carlyle Plaza Two apartment development
Zell & Hines will jointly develop 382 unit apartment building. Florida based company designer Bernardo Fort-Brescia, Arquitectonica International Corp., design features 382 units in 354 feet fall glass structure, and it will be one of five tallest apartment buildings in the region.
The proposal must go through Alexandria's Planning and Carlyle East Design Review Board. Zell is hoping to break ground by end of 2016
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