Washington Business Journal
A little more than a year after Comcast Corp. completed is acquisition of NBC Universal, the companies have announced that NBC-owned stations will start selling national advertising for four Comcast SportsNets cable channels, including Comcast's Mid-Atlantic network.
It is no surprise that people who live and work in Fairfax County's Richmond Highway corridor want to see more restaurants, entertainment options, boutique stores and mixed use. But gas stations? Really?
Fairfax County is comparatively well-positioned to profit from the emerging field of genomics and personalized medicine, but the county needs to do more to meet its needs, said Jerry Gordon, CEO of Fairfax County Economic Development Authority.
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett plans to revive a bill that would raise millions of dollars by charging an ambulance fee.
The downtown District office of Clara Barton, where she led an effort to trace missing soldiers from the Civil War before she founded the American Red Cross, will soon become a museum.
Publishing giant Conde Nast has acquired Sterling-based ZipList Inc., an online grocery list and recipe organizing site.
D.C. ranks No. 2, behind Los Angeles, on the Environmental Protection Agency's annual list of the 25 cities with the most Energy Star-certified buildings.
Even with competitors Car2Go and Hertz's On Demand recently coming to the area, Zipcar will raise its prices in D.C. starting this month
After appearing on both "Top Chef" and "Top Chef All-Stars," the Good Stuff Eatery chef will next be profiled in a new Bravo series called "Life After Top Chef."
Two months after he suddenly closed the Capital City Diner, owner Matt Ashburn says he is close to finalizing a deal to sell the diner to a group that would keep it in the District.
Another report highlights a weak first quarter for the Washington region's commercial real estate market, with net absorption at a negative 1.7 million square feet, compared to a positive 1.1 million square feet in the first quarter of 2011, according to Delta Associates.
LightSquared Inc. on Friday called a Federal Communications Commission decision to block its proposed wireless network "legally unprecedented" and laid out several alternatives to outright rejection.
D.C. investment firm The Carlyle Group has formed a joint venture with Greystar Real Estate Partners LLC, a Charleston, S.C.-based apartment investor and management company, to build a high-end apartment development near Potomac Mills.
The region saw little change in its unemployment rates last month compared with January, with only Virginia seeing a slight decrease.
Mayor Vincent Gray's budget proposal cuts D.C.'s commercial tax rate, repeals the out-of-state municipal bond tax, funds the District's community college, increases spending on the arts and funds a pilot Events D.C. advertising campaign.
The Washington region had the lowest unemployment rate among big cities in the nation in January, even as the local unemployment rate inched up.
Tonight's game is an underdog story, which a lot of government contractors can relate to these days amid federal budget cuts.
Virginia ranks No. 1 on MoneyRates.com’s new list of Best States to Make a Living, up from fourth place last year.
There is a new Spanish tapas joint in town, this one by way of New York.
Employees at Washington City Paper are taking pay cuts as its hedge fund owner tries to sell a sister publication in Chicago, and now its D.C. publication and another in Atlanta as well.
The alleged kickbacks were part of SAIC's CityTime contract with New York City, an automated workforce management system that covers city employees in 65 different agencies.
Viewers will be able to stream some of Discovery Communications Inc.'s most popular programs through Amazon.com Inc.'s video streaming service, under a licensing agreement announced Wednesday.
An American worker survey by Principal Financial Group Inc. shows only 14 percent of Americans are very confident they will have enough money to live comfortably in retirement, and the percentage of workers currently saving for retirement has declined.
Former D.C. Mayor Tony Williams, perhaps the most respected of the District’s chief executives, will lead a panel of experts in a nine-month review of the District’s tax code.
Virginia has aerospace and defense companies to thank for $78.71 million in 2010 taxes paid on state income and total gross revenue, and $75.6 million in individual employee income taxes, according to a study commissioned by the Aerospace Industries Association.
With a month left on its four-year contract, the union representing about 17,000 grocery workers in the Washington region has filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board.
Kaiser Permanente will open a new medical center in Gaithersburg this month, replacing services offered at its facilities in Germantown and Gaithersburg and extending available services at the combined site.
IFly, which could open its first location here as early as 2013, has 23 indoor skydiving facilities worldwide.