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Tommy’s Express Car Wash Nears Completion on Liberia Avenue

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Don’t worry about spring pollen or avoiding that muddy puddle – Tommy’s Express Car Wash will have you covered soon.

Tommy’s Express is currently constructing a 5,000 square foot, state-of-the-art car wash facility at 9850 Liberia Avenue. The new build is part of a larger national expansion for the Tommy’s Express brand that first started in Holland, Michigan, and is making Manassas the first of 20 coming soon to the metro DC area. The new building, an expected investment of around $6 million, will feature the signature ‘Totally Tommy’ design with dual towers, multiple pay lanes, curved rooflines, and stainless-steel arches. The car wash will also deploy the most cutting-edge phone app technology in the industry as well as license plate reading technology not seen anywhere else in the region.

Olympus Pines, a locally owned company and one of the largest operators of Tommy’s Express car washes in the U.S., will own and operate the Manassas location. “As a veteran-owned company that offers all employees ownership in our locations, we are very excited to serve the City of Manassas,” says Trevor Sperry, co-founder and CEO of Olympus Pines. “In looking at potential locations in the DMV, the City of Manassas really stuck out as a strong, business-friendly community. We look forward to contributing to an already bustling, visible commercial corridor with a lot of growth in the surrounding area.”

Construction on Tommy’s Express began in December and the business is set to open its doors this summer. The new facility is expected to generate more than 15 high-paying jobs when the company begins its hiring ramp up in May. For more information on Tommy’s Express, visit their website at tommys-express.com.

Historic Manassas Inc. Starts New Chapter with New Leadership and Staff

The transformation of Historic Downtown Manassas to the thriving cultural and business hub it is today can be attributed to a number of key businesses, property owners, City programs, and community partners like Historic Manassas Inc.

As a 501(c)3 nonprofit funded by the City and community partners, Historic Manassas Inc. (HMI) is a Virginia’s Main Street™ organization dedicated to the revitalization of Downtown and supporting its business community.

Laurel Howard, HMI

Laurel Howard

This month, HMI announced the appointment of Laurel E. Howard as the organization’s new Executive Director. Laurel, a Manassas resident, joins HMI after earning two Master’s degrees in film and several years as a film archivist, presenter, and events coordinator for the Library of Congress.

In her new role, Laurel will take on the pivotal position of engaging the Manassas community and Downtown stakeholders to promote, preserve, and enhance the vibrancy of Historic Downtown. Also joining Laurel and HMI this month is Herbert Zepeda, the organization’s new Communications and Promotions Coordinator. For more information on HMI and how to get involved, visit historicmanassas.org.

Medical Office for Lease in Sudley Medical Corridor

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Monroe Building

Join the growing healthcare industry in Manassas with one of the largest, easily accessible office spaces in the area. The Monroe Building at 9625 Surveyor Court is located in the City’s Sudley Medical corridor just minutes from Downtown Manassas and easily walkable from next door UVA Health’s Prince William Medical Center – part of Virginia’s top ranked medical system.

The Monroe Building has three spaces currently available ranging from 1,367 square feet to the full second floor at 6,930 square feet. The building features a recently updated lobby, renovated common areas, and ample on-site parking with a newly surfaced lot. Nearby businesses include the Canterbury Village Shopping Center (home to UPS, Starbucks, and a number of other restaurants), and soon-to-be-constructed Wawa on Sudley Road.

For more information on the Monroe Building, contact the Newmark team or click here.

 

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