The Arlington County Board approved a plan to redevelop the Courthouse Landmark Block, adjacent to the Courthouse Metro Station, with a residential building that will feature groundfloor retail and include eight affordable homes.
Economic Development News
The Arlington County Board will consider and take action on dozens of items coming before it at its March, 2021 Meeting. Highlights include a proposed redevelopment of an entire commercial block in the Courthouse neighborhood.
The Arlington County Board adopted updates to the Green Building Incentive Policy that strengthen Arlington’s commitment to sustainability and carbon neutrality..
Funding designed to help local and regional tourism entities attract more visitors by leveraging limited local marketing dollars through a local match of state grant funds.
Arlington Economic Development took home numerous honors at this year’s International Economic Development Council (IEDC) 2020 Excellence Awards, which were announced earlier today at the organization’s annual conference, which was held virtually.
BizLaunch, Arlington Economic Development’s small business assistance program, is celebrating the County’s inclusive business community in coordination with the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity (SBSD) with its first ever SWaMmy Honors.
Arlington has led Virginia counties in visitor spending for 12 consecutive years, with local tourism in 2019 generating $97.8 million in local tax receipts that benefit Arlington County programs and services for the community.
With plenty of space, great fall deals and packages, and an array of enhanced health and safety programs, Arlington’s 44 hotels can offer the “spare bedroom” for your visitors this fall.
The Arlington Convention and Visitors Service (ACVS) will receive $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) WanderLove Recovery Grant Program.
The Arlington County Board approved WETA’s headquarters expansion and took other key actions at its July Board Meeting.