20 04, 2018

Opportunity Work Zones Announced! Richmond Highway nominated to receive four tracts!

Richmond Highway in Fairfax County, Virginia has been nominated by Governor Ralph Northam to receive four Opportunity Work Zone tracts as part of the Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Click here to see a map. "Governor Northam today announced the nomination of 212 Opportunity Zones to the U.S. Department of Treasury. This [...]

9 04, 2018

Embark Planning Process Highlights SFDC’s Role

SFDC President Mark Viani wrote an editorial in the April 4, 2018 edition of the Mount Vernon Gazette highlighting SFDC's critical role in the Embark Richmond Highway planning process. "Over the course of two and a half years, 24 Advisory Group meetings and six community open houses, SFDC served as bridge between the communities along [...]

6 04, 2018

Richmond Highway Widening: Superstreet rejected, other issues still pending

Superstreet rejected, other issues still pending By Edythe Kelleher, Executive Director The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) held its third community meeting regarding the Richmond Highway Widening Project the evening of Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Mount Vernon High School. For those just joining the discussion, the widening project is for the three-mile segment of [...]

2 04, 2018

Bus Rapid Transit Public Meetings

Fairfax County Government Statement: Fairfax County Kicks Off Public Information Meetings on the Richmond Highway Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project Fairfax County will hold two public information meetings on the Richmond Highway Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project: Tuesday, April 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m., in the cafeteria of West Potomac High School, 6500 Quander Road, Alexandria; and Wednesday, [...]

28 03, 2018

Northern Virginia Transportation Coalition Statement on Importance of Securing Sustainable Metro Funding

The Northern Virginia Transportation Coalition issued the following statement in regard to legislation that moves critical funding form the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) to WMATA (SFDC is a signatory): The Northern Virginia Transportation Coalition (the Coalition) believes that a well-maintained, safe, reliable and fiscally sustainable Metro system is essential to Northern Virginia’s and the Commonwealth’s [...]

26 03, 2018

Original Mount Vernon High School – Community Open House April 5

COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE - APRIL 5 An open house will be held in the school's cafeteria on Thursday, April 5, 2018, from 7 to 9 p.m. Mount District Supervisor Dan Storck, county staff and The Alexander Company and Elm Street Development will discuss the overall vision and process for the redevelopment master planning. Community attendance [...]

23 03, 2018

Embark Richmond Highway gets the green light!

Great news for Richmond Highway! The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved of Embark Richmond Highway. SFDC is proud to have served as the bridge between communities along Richmond Highway and the Fairfax County Government. As well as serving as the critical partner in a $400,000 grant awarded by the Federal Transit Administration to Fairfax County for [...]

22 02, 2018

SFDC Letter to Planning Commission in Support of the Undergrounding of Utilities on Richmond Highway

On February 21, SFDC sent in the following text to the Fairfax County Planning Commission as public comment with respect to Embark Richmond Highway (Plan Amendment 2015-IV-MV1): For reasons of cost-efficiency, community resiliency and aesthetics, the Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation ("SFDC") recommends as a general policy the undergrounding of utilities along Richmond Highway. For that [...]

5 02, 2018

Read the 2017 SFDC Annual Report

Read SFDC's 2017 Annual Report and learn all about our work Richmond Highway this past year. The report is your go-to summary of economic development activity on Richmond Highway. Click here to read the 2017 Annual Report!

31 01, 2018

Bisnow Economic & Political Forecast

Bisnow Economic & Political Forecast, Edythe Kelleher, Executive Director of SFDC The morning after the State of the Union speech, Bisnow brought together three panels of experts to discuss the state of the economic and political climate as relating to business and development. Local and national implications were analyzed. Here are some interesting topics discussed [...]