The Highway Blog

1407, 2017

Planning Commission Defers Vote on Kings Crossing Development

Via Covering the Corridor: "The Fairfax County Planning Commission deferred a vote on the proposed Kings Crossing development during its meeting Thursday evening. Mount Vernon Planning Commissioner Earl Flanagan said more time was needed to [...]

1307, 2017

NAIOP Mid-Year Forecast: Retail Vacancies Growing, Industrial Declining

(Slide courtesy of NAIOP) On Wednesday, July 12 NAIOP Northern Virginia held its mid-year forecast for the office, multifamily, industrial, and retail markets. The area-wide office vacancy rate stood at a staggering 16%, a major [...]

1107, 2017

July Events: Disruptive marketing, Is retail doomed? and the Grand Opening of Bevloir Square Apartments

Join SFDC in July for three GREAT events: July 20, 8:30am-10:00am, Business Roundtable: Disruptive marketing for small businesses. How can small business utilize new marketing tools such as artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR), and augmented reality [...]

607, 2017

Labor Shortage in Construction Trades?

Labor Shortage in Construction Trades? By Edythe Kelleher, Executive Director, Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation (SFDC) Rose Quint, an economist with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) presented data to a June meeting of the [...]

607, 2017

Bob and Edith’s Opening Soon!

Great news for Richmond Highway! Bob and Edith's will open soon, sometime between July 22 and August 1, according to Covering the Corridor (Our favorite blog). Click here to read the article. The photo originally [...]

507, 2017

Read the July SFDC Newsletter!

The SFDC Newsletter is out today! Join SFDC in July for our Business Roundtable Speaker Series event, "Disruptive Marketing for Small Businesses," our Summit Series event with Streetsense, "Is Retail Doomed? Proven Strategies to Create [...]