Fuller, McClain to Speak at Area Economic Conference

Posted: March 9, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: March 9, 2010 at 8:03 am

On Wednesday, April 7, at the City of Fairfax Economic Development Authority‘s (EDA) second annual economic presentation, researchers from Mason’s Center for Regional Analysis in the School of Public Policy will present a report on various development scenarios and their fiscal impacts for the City of Fairfax.

The report will also look at economic alternatives for the City of Fairfax from today’s current status through 2020 and beyond. Specifically, the report will focus on Fairfax Boulevard’s decreasingly competitive position within Fairfax County’s expansive retail markets, which could lead to an erosion of the city’s non-residential tax base.

Following the report, Fuller will moderate a roundtable discussion between invited local city leaders and commissioners.

At the end of the evening, the EDA will host a light reception for all attendees where interested citizens, business owners, commissioners and the city leaders will have an opportunity to discuss the potential economic outcomes.

The EDA fosters and promotes economic development and redevelopment in the City of Fairfax, balancing commercial and residential enterprise in concert with the needs of the community.

The event will take place at 7 p.m. at the Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax, Va. For more information and to register, contact Betsy Rutkowski at 703-282-5818 or rutkowski@fairfaxcityeda.org.

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