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From YouTube: Virtual Learning Series on Amazon: Economic Development & Planning


FEATURING: AED Business Investment Group Director Christina Winn, CPHD Assistant Director Anthony Fusarelli, Economic Development Commission Chair Sally Duran. Click SHOW MORE to see table of contents.

*Pre-recorded event. Questions no longer being accepted.*

2:07 - recap of announcement
4:40 - history of economic development efforts
5:44 - Economic Development Commission background
8:01 - BRAC effects on office vacancy
9:21 - middle-class housing effects
12:46 - labor market effects and job training opportunities
16:24 - how Amazon fits into the County's long-term plans
21:04 - timeline for Amazon moving to National Landing
23:33 - will Arlington make zoning more flexible?
26:16 - will public sector tech skills be transferable to Amazon?
27:50 - how Amazon will help address office vacancy
29:01 - how lowering office vacancy helps Arlington
32:57 - incentive package and Arlington's competitive edge
41:21 - timeline for pedestrian walkway to DCA
42:14 - when the public gets to weigh in on development process
47:00 - projections for additional job creation
49:45 - what this means for Arlington, big-picture
54:43 - next steps: what comes to the County Board and when?
55:51 - closing: opportunities for further learning and discussion