Old Town & Waterfront

Old Town, Alexandria, is the third-oldest historic district in the nation and has been bustling with activity since it was founded by Scottish merchants in 1749. With its brick sidewalks and cobblestone streets, this quaint, walkable neighborhood is a popular destination for merchants and tourists alike.

Old Town offers a vibrant mix of commercial properties that are ideally suited for small to midsized businesses. These properties include historical townhouses and commercial buildings that contain an eclectic array of boutique shops and unique restaurants, as well as a growing concentration of creative and professional services firms located above the storefronts.

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District Statistics
Housing Units 8,482
Population 13,790
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 76.8%
Source: 2005-2009 American Community Survey, 2010
Census Redistricting File, U.S. Census Bureau
Commercial Statistics
Existing Office Space 4,601,963 SF
Average Direct Gross Rent/SF $31.65
Source: CoStar Real Estate Database, 2Q2001
Diverse Business District
Total Storefronts 537
Retail 513
Restaurants 108
Hotel 15
Source: AEDP Research

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