25 09, 2018

NEW PANELIST UPDATE! Richmond Highway: Embark on Opportunity

Richmond Highway: Embark on Opportunity Thursday, October 31, 7:30am-10:00am Belle Haven Country Club 6023 Ft Hunt Rd., Alexandria, VA 22307 Tickets $50 Buffet Breakfast Included! Click here to register Join SFDC and our partners at  Fairfax County on October 31 at 7:30am for "Embark on Opportunity" at Belle Haven Country Club and learn how the Embark [...]

20 09, 2018

South County Job Fair October 2

DESCRIPTION The job fair is FREE for all to attend. Come and learn about the wide variety of local programs and organizations available to meet your needs and aid you in your journey to success. Click here to register! Candidates of all ages, experience, levels and industries are encouraged to attend. Companies will be looking for full-time, [...]

18 09, 2018

New Date: Social Media Week Fairfax

It’s no secret that Fairfax County and the Metro DC region is thriving in the world of startups and technology, which makes this the perfect place to bring Social Media Week Fairfax (#SMWFairfax) to the DMV. Click here to register. Social Media Week (SMW) is one of the world’s premier conferences and industry news platforms for [...]

12 09, 2018

WMATA Seeking Developers for Land Near Huntington Metro Station

WMATA is planning to issue a RFP for the redevelopment of land around Huntington Metro Station. Specifically, the Huntington Avenue as well as the N. Kings Highway garages are targeted for demolition and redevelopment (originally built in 1983). Redevelopment of land around Huntington Metro Station would also include incorporation of the terminus for the Bus [...]

5 09, 2018

Embark on Opportunity Tickets available for the PREMIER event on Richmond Highway’s future

Join SFDC on October 31 at 8:00am for “Embark on Opportunity” at Belle Haven Country Club and learn how the Embark Richmond Highway Comprehensive Plan Amendment will shape the future of the Richmond Highway Corridor. This event will take the audience through a geographic tour of the corridor as envisioned by Embark, led by the award-winning planners, community leaders, [...]

17 08, 2018

Qualified Opportunity Zones: What are they?

There are four designated Opportunity Zone tracts along the Richmond Highway Corridor listed below. Opportunity Zones provide incentives for property investment in order to encourage economic revitalization and redevelopment in those areas. For an interactive map of opportunity zones within the Commonwealth of Virginia, please click here. Opportunity Zones explained in a series of posts [...]

13 08, 2018

NOVA Community College Exploring College Prep Center on Richmond Highway

NOVA, county officials in talks to open program for high schoolers at OMVHS. By Erika Christ for Covering the Corridor. Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is working with Fairfax County Public Schools and the Board of Supervisors to open an “early college” program for area high school students at the original Mount Vernon High School, [...]

7 08, 2018

Social Media Week Fairfax

It’s no secret that Fairfax County and the Metro DC region is thriving in the world of startups and technology, which makes the DMV the perfect place for Social Media Week Fairfax. Social Media Week (SMW) is a leading news platform that curates and shares the best ideas, innovations and insight into how social media [...]

1 08, 2018

Business On Tap! Entrepreneurship workshop for veterans at Fairwinds Brewing Sept 4

(Photo credit: Fairwinds Brewing Company Facebook page) Business on Tap. A MasterClass series in entrepreneurship for the military community. The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce Veterans Committee in conjunction with the Veterans Business Outreach Center at Community Business Partnership and Fair Winds Brewing Company will offer a MasterClass series in entrepreneurship this fall. What's a MasterClass? It's a class [...]

11 07, 2018

BRT Phases 1 and 2 DRAFT Project Document Available

The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority released a draft document detailing an approximate timeline for the first two phases of the construction of the bus rapid transit lane. Right of way acquisition is scheduled to begin in FY20 with construction beginning in 2023. Have a look at the document here.