10 01, 2018

Embark Richmond Highway Community Meeting

The Embark Richmond Highway Community Meeting 6 is Wednesday, January 10 at Walt Whitman Middle School, 2500 Parkers Lane, Alexandria, VA 22306, 6:30pm-9:00pm. What is Embark? Embark Richmond Highway (Plan Amendment 2015-IV-MV1) is an initiative focused on creating a multimodal future for Richmond Highway Corridor where residents, workers, and visitors can walk, bike, or drive to [...]

20 12, 2017

SFDC Honors Walter Clarke, John Thillman, and Karen Pohorylo

The SFDC Board said goodbye to our President Walter Clarke and board members Karen Pohorylo and John Thillman. Walter chaired his final board meeting as President and a board member of SFDC, he will become the next Mount Vernon District Planning Commissioner in April. Both Karen and John joined SFDC over 12 years ago. Each [...]

18 12, 2017

SFDC Video: Reinventing Richmond Highway

SFDC's Executive Director, Edythe Kelleher, discusses the future of the Richmond Highway Corridor with Fairfax County Channel 16. Check it out! 

7 12, 2017

SFDC Announces Winners of the 2017 Mary Thonen Richmond Highway Beautification Awards

SFDC Announces Winners of the 2017 Mary Thonen Richmond Highway Beautification Awards First Place: Cherry Arms Apartments On Wednesday, December 6, the Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation presented The 2017 Mary Thonen Richmond Highway Beautification Awards. The annual award program recognizes local establishments for their outstanding contributions to Richmond Highway beautification in the form [...]

5 12, 2017

SFDC President Walter Clarke Appointed Mount Vernon District Planning Commissioner

Walter Clarke, SFDC President, and Vice President, Business Banking, at Burke and Herbert Bank.  Mount Vernon District Supervisor, Dan Storck, announced on Thursday, November 30, Walter Clarke's appointment as the Mount Vernon Representative to the Fairfax County Planning Commission. In his his announcement, Supervisor Dan Storck noted Walter's professional breadth and personal attributes as central [...]

9 11, 2017

Slides available: “What Makes Housing Affordable?”

Check out the slides from SFDC's special event, "What Makes Housing Affordable?" Tom_Fleetwood_Fairfax_County_Housing_SDFC_-_Novemb David Levine (Good Shepherd Housing) SFDC_Presentation_FINAL_08NOV17 Kyle Talente (RKG) SFDC Affordable Housing

7 11, 2017

Supply and Demand Still Matter: The Life and Death of Frozen Yogurt on Richmond Highway

Law of Supply and Demand Still in Effect Close to five years ago, four frozen yogurt shops opened in the Richmond Highway Corridor. Perhaps they sensed an opportunity, as there were no frozen yogurt or ice cream stores in the corridor at the time. Now, two out of the four shops have closed: Zinga in [...]

6 11, 2017

TONIGHT: Richmond Highway Widening Public Meeting

Richmond Highway Corridor Improvements  Fairfax County Public Information Meeting Monday, November 6, 2017 6:30pm to 8:30pm Presentation starts at 7:00pm Mount Vernon High School Auditorium/Cafeteria, use entrance 4 8515 Old Mount Vernon Road Alexandria, VA 22309 Click here for project details

25 10, 2017

Riverside Apartments Plan Approved

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously in favor of WashREIT's plan to add five new building's and a park to the Riverside Apartments complex. Additionally, WashREIT plans to refurbish the three existing apartment towers, and will connect the planned park to the existing park along Cameron Run, creating a trail spanning the length [...]

20 10, 2017

A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Millennials

“Why can’t they be like we were, perfect in every way? What’s the matter with kids today?” Rachel Adler, "Millennial Extraordinaire and Social Media Manager" for the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, addressed these perennial questions from “Bye Bye Birdie” as she advised the SFDC Business Roundtable about how to approach the Millennial Generation. This [...]