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Wednesday Morning Notes

by Dave Emke April 26, 2017 at 9:00 am 7 Comments

Full-Scale Terror Response Exercise Today — Fairfax County is one of six sites in the DC Metro area participating in a drill today “designed to prepare for the possibility of a complex coordinated terror attack in the region.” The county’s exercise site is the former Lorton Reformatory prison site. [Fairfax County Emergency Information]

Amazon to Move Into Herndon Office Tower — One Dulles Tower (13200 Woodland Park Drive) will be leased out by Amazon Web Service, the Washington Business Journal first reported. That building is just across the Toll Road from Amazon’s facility on Worldgate Drive. [Bisnow]

BXP First-Quarter Earnings Down from 2016 — Boston Properties, owner of Reston Town Center, announced Tuesday that profits are down 8.9 percent from the first quarter of 2016. Revenue fell 5.1 percent. In addition to the DC region, BXP has properties in Boston, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. [Nasdaq]

Seahawks Soccer Team Ranked in Region — The South Lakes High School boys’ soccer team, 6-2-2 so far on the season, is ranked No. 8 in the Washington Post’s Metro region Top 10. The team next plays Thursday night at Hayfield. [Washington Post]

Golf Tournament Will Benefit Families of Heroes — The 47th annual HEROES Inc. golf tournament will be July 13-14 at Twin Lakes Golf Course in Clifton. The event benefits the HEROES scholarship fund, which provides financial aid and professional counsel to the surviving family members of law enforcement officers and firefighters who have been killed in the line of duty. [Fairfax County Fire and Rescue]

  • dandiprat

    Went there for the first time since they started the paid parking because I was giving blood. Boy was it a hassle. Definitely not going back except to give blood.

    • The Constitutionalist

      You should give blood at the Inova in Sterling. Only a few minutes away and you don’t have to pay to park.

      45745 Nokes Blvd #160, Sterling, VA 20166

      • dandiprat

        That’s a bit out of my way on a work day. Plus, they do validate your parking.

        • Why do you bother?

          There’s a bigger picture here. Read some.

    • Conservative Senior

      You can donate blood at St. Thomas a Becket Church on Wiehle Ave. Parking is free

  • Why do you bother?

    So, BP’s taking it in the wallet. Not enough, but a good start.

    • Jenny Gibbers

      Owen Thomas is a turnaround specialist, his specialty are failing companies. He will turn this ship around, no doubt in my mind. Stay positive, buy BXP – it looks compelling.

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