Check out this restaurant/retail space for lease in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia

Check out this 7,000 square foot of retail/restaurant space spread out over two floors at 815 King Street in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.

This stretch of King Street in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia gets A LOT of foot traffic and used to house the Flying Fish Restaurant, which closed unexpectedly in 2015 (see this link as well).

Retail space like this along King Street is rarely available and it should also be noted that the King Street retail vacancy rate is less than 3%. The location is within moments of the King Street Metro, City Hall, I-395/ I-495 and all of the Old Town riverfront.

Call the number in the photo if you’re interested in this commercial retail space opportunity.

Pendleton Woolen Mills in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia

Pendleton Woolen Mills, where you can shop classic and contemporary fashions for men and women, distinctive home furnishings and world-famous wool blankets is closing their Old Town Alexandria, Virginia location. There’s a store closing sale going on NOW where you can get 50%-70% off items.

There has been no word about this on their Facebook page. We have asked the store for comment and will update when and if received. Pendleton Woolen Mills has been family owned and operated for 150+ years.

For other Pendleton Woolen Mills locations, visit this link.

Pendleton Woolen Mills in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia

Ladyburg Boutique Alexandria, Virgini

Fredericksburg based Bath & Body Apothecary will close the South Union Street shop on Saturday

Ladyburg, LLC announced the closing of their Old Town Alexandria, Virginia location on Saturday, 30 January after six months of operations. The company looks to redirect its growth at its highly successful flagship store in Fredericksburg and expand new wholesale and internet based revenue streams in the new year.

Co-Owner Fred Wellman says, “We are truly saddened to announce the closing of the Old Town shop but with the holiday season behind us it became clear that the new flagship store in Fredericksburg offered a substantially increased opportunity to grow the company for the future. Sales at the new location in Fredericksburg at 726 Caroline have been nothing short of spectacular and with the larger production space we are able to build new revenue streams like wholesale partnerships and expanded online sales.”

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Spirit Halloween

With its “So Much Fun It’s Scary” mission statement, Spirit provides an entertaining and interactive in-store experience for all.

This is a seasonal store only as Spirit stores open in late August through early November each year, stocked with everything you can imagine for Halloween including costumes, masks, wigs, indoor and outdoor décor items, animatronics, makeup, collectibles, props and in-depth accessories.

The Alexandria Commons store, located at 3155 Duke Street in Alexandria, Virginia, is in the former home of the Staples office supply store which moved out late last spring.

The Spirit Halloween store is open Sundays 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Mon-Thurs 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM, and Fri,Sat 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM.

Starting September 20, the store is open Sundays 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Mon-Sat 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM.

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Given that Cosi has previously announced that they were shutting company-owned stores like the 700 King Street location, news like this was only a matter of time.

Via WBJ

Dust off your yoga mats, Alexandria. Lululemon Athletica is coming to town.

The purveyor of high-end yoga pants and other workout gear has signed a lease for 700 King Street, according to Norman Jemal of Douglas Development Corp., which owns the building.

The 8,500-square-foot space is a corner storefront on one of the busiest corners in Old Town Alexandria: The intersection of King Street and Washington Street. It’s currently home to a Cosi, which is planning to close.

Lululemon — they of last year’s transparent-yoga-pants-gate — is expected to open sometime in the summer or fall of this year, Jemal said.

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