Amazon and Virginia Tech to Locate in National Landing
Amazon HQ NOVA will locate in National Landing, which encompasses parts of Pentagon City, Crystal City, and Potomac Yard. Virginia Tech will develop a revolutionary Innovation Campus in National Landing, within walking distance of the new Potomac Yard Metro Station.
Virtual Information Sessions
Thursday, February 21, 7-8 p.m.
The City of Alexandria will hold a virtual information session to outline plans for the university’s Innovation Campus in Alexandria, and to answer related questions from the public. The interactive session will take place on Thursday, February 21, from 7 to 8 p.m., and will be accessible here on the City’s website and via cablecast on AlexTV (Comcast channels 70 & 1084).
Panelists will include Stephanie Landrum, President and CEO of the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership; Karl Moritz, the City’s Director of Planning and Zoning; and Brandy Salmon, Managing Director of the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus. Panelists will give brief introductions, host a roundtable discussion, and answer questions from the public.
Questions may be submitted in advance, or asked live during the online session, via text at 703.405.8902, or by phone at 703.746.3300. A recording of the session will be available online after the session ends.
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November 19, 2018 | Watch the video
The City of Alexandria held a virtual information session on Monday, November 19, to provide an overview and answer questions regarding the recent announcement that Amazon will locate a major corporate headquarters and Virginia Tech will build an Innovation Campus in National Landing, the area comprising Potomac Yard in Alexandria and Pentagon City and Crystal City in Arlington County. Panelists included City Manager Mark Jinks, Director of Transportation and Environmental Services Yon Lambert, Director of Planning and Zoning Karl Moritz, Director of Housing Helen McIlvaine, and Stephanie Landrum, President and CEO of the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership.
- Visit NOVA’s project pitch website to answer: Why NOVA?
- Get an in-depth look at the regional effort to attract HQ2 by reading the original partnership proposal
Project Location & Details
Virginia Tech Innovation Campus
- Proposed transportation investments
- Alexandria and the region’s plans to invest in affordable housing
- State investments in K-12 Education
- Virginia’s plan to grow our tech-talent pipeline
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