As George Washington’s hometown and as a bustling commercial seaport during colonial times, Alexandria was one of America’s first mixed-use developments. While Alexandria continues to honor its historic reputation through its architecture and landmarks, street festivals and strong sense of community, the city has experienced profound growth and economic vitality in the past decade. This growth has established an atmosphere that blends cultural authenticity with contemporary living; no other jurisdiction can offer the dynamic combination of assets, access, and atmosphere that make Alexandria unique. Alexandria continues to forge ahead in the 21st century with a shared vision for the future that promotes creativity, diversity, and sustainable economic growth.
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While Old Town is one of the most well-known areas in the city, Alexandria has a total of eight submarkets that each offer a unique business environment, and products suitable to many different needs.
In Alexandria, residents enjoy a livable, workable, and walkable lifestyle. The city offers a wealth of cultural amenities, educational resources, recreational options, and more, making Alexandria an ideal place tolead a fulfilling and healthy life.
Alexandria consistently ranks at the top for a variety of environmental, cultural, innovative, and quality-of-life awards.
Alexandria’s inside-the-Beltway location is unparalleled in the region, with its charming riverfront locale, its close proximity to downtown Washington, D.C., and its great access to resources across the region.