Market Reports

This page provides links to research on the state of the market in Alexandria and in the greater Washington, D.C., region. These reports cover office, retail, and housing markets in the area, as well as the general state of the economy.

Alexandria State of the Market (Mid-Year 2017)

Highlights include: 

  • Update on developments in the West End of Alexandria
  • Overview of office conversions and adaptive re-use of obsolete office space
  • Update on pop-up retail in Alexandria
  • Residential development updates

Alexandria State of the Market (Year-End 2016)

  • Development, Office, Retail, and Residential Updates
    • Highlights:
      • Carlyle/Eisenhower, Old Town North, and North Potomac Yard development updates 
      • Pop-up retail in Alexandria

Alexandria State of the Market (Year-End 2015)

  • Development, Office, Retail, and Residential Updates
    • Highlights: summary of recent development, overview of office obsolescence in the DC region, The Omnichannel Retail Experience, and a recap of the Roadmap for the Washington Region's Future Economy.
  • Alexandria Economic Indicators

Alexandria State of the Market (Mid-Year 2015)

  • Development, Office, Retail, and Residential Updates
    • Highlights: an overview of small area planning efforts, The Rise of Boutique Office, and Maker Space: The New Age of Manufacturing Entrepreneurship.
  • Alexandria Economic Indicators
  • Spotlight: TSA Relocates to Alexandria

Alexandria State of the Market (Year-End 2014)

  • Development, Office, Retail, and Residential Updates
    • Highlights: Are Offices Going Away?, The Rise in Experiential Retail, Population Changes and Impacts on Labor Markets, Trends and Forecasts
  • Alexandria Economic Indicators
  • Spotlight: Development Around Alexandria's Waterfront

Alexandria State of the Market (Mid-Year 2014)

  • Development, Office, Retail, and Residential Updates
    • Highlights: Changing Face of Office Space, Adaptive Use of Retail Space, Trends and Forecasts
  • Alexandria Economic Indicators
  • Spotlight: Old Town North Development

Alexandria State of the Market (Year-End 2013)

  • Development, Office, Retail, and Residential Updates
    • Highlights: Expected Development Project Deliveries, eCommerce, Regional Office Forecast
  • Alexandria Economic Indicators
  • Spotlight: West End Residential Development

Alexandria State of the Market (Mid-Year 2013)

  • Development, Office, Retail, and Residential Updates
    • Highlights: Grocery Store Spot, King Street Retail Openings, Cranes Around Town
  • Alexandria Economic Indicators
  • Spotlight: National Science Foundation

Office:

Newmark Knight Frank, Northern Virginia 3Q17 Office Market (Third Quarter 2017)

Cushman & Wakefield, Washington, D.C., Office Q2 2017 (Second Quarter 2017)

Retail:

Cushman & Wakefield, Washington, D.C. Retail Q2 2017 (First Quarter 2017)

Residential:

Newmark Knight Frank, Washington Metropolitan Area 3Q17 Economy and Multihousing Market Report (Third Quarter 2017)

Center for Regional Analysis, The Greater Washington Region's Future Housing Needs: 2023 (June 2015)

Economy:

Center for Regional Analysis, Metropolitan Washington Economic Index (Updated Monthly)

American University Kogod School of Business, Greater Washington Index 2016: Millennials (March 2017)

Dr. Stephen Fuller, The Washington Region's Declining Economic Brand (July 2017)

City of Alexandria Finance Department Financial Reports (Updated Monthly)

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