ICYMI - Alexandria arena would ‘turbocharge’ tourism in Virginia

ICYMI - Alexandria arena would ‘turbocharge’ tourism in Virginia

02.20.2024

“Adding new (tourism) spending and tax generation with this project will mean more money for transportation infrastructure and public amenities — making this area an even more attractive place to live, work and visit.”

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Monumental Opportunity Reaffirms Commitment to Creating Good Jobs for Virginians As Part of Sports and Entertainment District Proposal

Monumental Opportunity Reaffirms Commitment to Creating Good Jobs for Virginians As Part of Sports and Entertainment District Proposal

02.20.2024

“It would be a shame to walk away from such a tremendous opportunity for Virginia’s workers, and we remain committed to continued discussion with labor in the days ahead. This project will allow for thousands of high paying jobs and provide significant economic benefit for the City of Alexandria and Commonwealth of Virginia.”

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House Appropriations Committee Includes Sports and Entertainment Authority in Budget

House Appropriations Committee Includes Sports and Entertainment Authority in Budget

02.18.2024

Budget language identical to HB1514 was included in the amended state budget that was unanimously approved by the House Appropriations Committee on a 22-0 bipartisan vote.

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Northern Virginia Association of Realtors Announces Support for Alexandria Sports and Entertainment District

Northern Virginia Association of Realtors Announces Support for Alexandria Sports and Entertainment District

02.14.2024

“…we call on the members of the Virginia General Assembly to support the adoption of the proposed Sports and Entertainment Authority and allow the City of Alexandria to begin investing in the future of our region.”

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House of Delegates Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Create Alexandria Sports and Entertainment District

House of Delegates Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Create Alexandria Sports and Entertainment District

02.13.2024

The bill earned strong bipartisan support and was sponsored by chief patron Del. Luke Torian (D-Prince William) and chief co-patron Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Scott County).

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