Fredericksburg housing sales set new mark

Fredericksburg housing sales set new mark

Sep 12, 2019by Bill Freehling in Business News

The median sales price for the 23 Fredericksburg houses that sold in August was $405,000, which was a milestone mark.

Central Park, Celebrate Virginia to be subject of planning exercise

Central Park, Celebrate Virginia to be subject of planning exercise

Sep 12, 2019by Bill Freehling in Business News

What should the future look like for the roughly 1,300 acres that lie to the west of Interstate 95 in Fredericksburg? That will be the subject of a public charrette planned for October 21-24 in Central Park. 

Fredericksburg Baseball to announce name Oct. 5

Fredericksburg Baseball to announce name Oct. 5

Sep 11, 2019by Bill Freehling in Business News

The name of Fredericksburg’s new Minor League Baseball team will be unveiled Oct. 5.

Fredericksburg receives VML award for environmental efforts

Fredericksburg receives VML award for environmental efforts

Sep 11, 2019by Bill Freehling in All Articles

The City of Fredericksburg has received statewide recognition for its environmental stewardship efforts.

Developer gets preliminary approval for Janney–Marshall project

Developer gets preliminary approval for Janney–Marshall project

A Fredericksburg developer received the approvals needed from City Council on Tuesday to revitalize a historic building near the downtown train station.

City of Fredericksburg releases draft tourism study

City of Fredericksburg releases draft tourism study

Sep 11, 2019by Bill Freehling in Business News

Recommendations on how to enhance the City of Fredericksburg’s tourism-attraction efforts were unveiled Tuesday evening during a City Council work session.

FRA, UMW planning STEM speed-networking event

FRA, UMW planning STEM speed-networking event

Sep 10, 2019by Amy Peregoy in Networking

The Fredericksburg Regional Alliance at the University of Mary Washington along with University of Mary Washington’s Center for Career and Professional Development will be hosting a STEM Speed Networking Event this fall.

UMW Community Welcome Fair creates successful partnerships

UMW Community Welcome Fair creates successful partnerships

Sep 10, 2019by Amy Peregoy in Events

Each year the Department of Economic Development and Tourism staff partners with the office of  UMW Student Activities & Engagement staff to bring businesses, non-profits and students together for employment, internships and FUN!  

Roxbury Farm property sold to RACSB

Roxbury Farm property sold to RACSB

The Rappahannock Area Community Services Board (RACSB) plans to expand after purchasing the Roxbury Farm & Garden Center property in Fredericksburg.

Fredericksburg tourism spending grew in 2018

Fredericksburg tourism spending grew in 2018

Sep 10, 2019by Bill Freehling in All Articles

Tourism was responsible for $195.8 million in spending in the City of Fredericksburg last year, according to data released Tuesday by the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC).