Washington Business Journal

Stores change online prices based on shoppers' locations

The Wall Street Journal reports that retailers like Staples adjust online prices based on a customer's distance from a store and a company's competitors.

Monday - 12/24/2012, 11:38am EST

BRAC losses continue to mount in Northern Virginia

Office vacancy rates in Northern Virginia spiked significantly in the past year as the military's 2005 base realignment and closure plan bore down on the region.

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 05:19pm EST

Zillow: Total D.C. home values expected to rise more than $40B

Home values are expected to rise by more than $40 billion in the greater Washington area in 2012, part of the largest nationwide increase in values since 2005, according to Zillow Real Estate Market Reports.

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 10:55am EST

BWI/Marshall gets OK to waive fees for airlines adding new routes

The Maryland Board of Public Works unanimously approved Wednesday a deal that would allow BWI/Marshall Airport to waive fees, a move designed to encourage new routes to and from the airport.

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 02:00am EST

Barnes & Noble pulls up stakes in Reston

Barnes & Noble Inc., which has been attempting to negotiate a lease renewal in Reston for more than a year, has decided to pull up stakes and leave the area.

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 01:01am EST

Inova greenlights $23M ER expansion in Mount Vernon

Inova Health System trustees have approved a $23 million addition to Inova Mount Vernon Hospital.

Wednesday - 12/19/2012, 10:16am EST

Mike Isabella lending out Graffiato once a month

Tuesday - 12/18/2012, 01:00am EST

Suburban Hospital taps Johns Hopkins physician as new president

Dr. Gene Green, a senior executive within Johns Hopkins Medicine's doctors group, has been appointed president of Suburban Hospital in Bethesda.

Monday - 12/17/2012, 03:11pm EST

Costco special exception hearings scheduled for March

Montgomery County's Office of Zoning and Administrative Hearings will review Costco's new special exception application for its proposed Wheaton gas station in March.

Thursday - 12/13/2012, 03:20am EST

Sala Thai restaurant to open at Rhode Island Row in D.C.

Sala Thai plans to open its fifth restaurant at Rhode Island Row.

Wednesday - 12/12/2012, 10:17am EST

D.C. Chamber of Commerce castigates Marion Barry

As promised, the D.C. Chamber of Commerce has responded to D.C. Councilman Marion Barry's caustic criticism of the organization and its leader, CEO Barbara Lang.

Wednesday - 12/12/2012, 03:11am EST

Vornado's staggering place in Arlington's economy detailed

Vornado Realty Trust's position as Arlington's most valuable tenant and principal taxpayer is secure, if not flat out unheard of in the Washington region.

Tuesday - 12/11/2012, 11:50am EST

Southern Maryland Hospital Center acquired by MedStar

MedStar Health has completed its acquisition of Southern Maryland Hospital Center in Clinton, adding its 10th hospital and important territory in the emerging fight for control of Maryland's health care market.

Tuesday - 12/11/2012, 10:25am EST

Yes! Organic Market in Southeast to remain open under new name

Gary Cha, owner of the local chain of Yes! Organic Market stores, will continue selling groceries on Pennsylvania Avenue east of the Anacostia River, but he will take the word "organic" out of the store's name.

Monday - 12/10/2012, 05:36am EST

Arlington proposes tax cut to lure advertising firms

Arlington County is proposing to erase its tax on media buy receipts, having realized the chances are nil of landing a new advertising firm, or keeping its existing ones, if it maintains the levy.

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 05:04pm EST

Kaiser Permanente, Sibley Memorial ink baby delivery deal

Kaiser Permanente has struck a deal with Sibley Memorial Hospital in Northwest D.C. to admit Kaiser- insured mothers for labor, delivery and newborn care services, officials said. As part of the deal, more than 80 Kaiser doctors will have admissions privileges at Sibley.

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 03:22pm EST

Citigroup cuts hit Manassas, Glen Burnie

Citigroup Inc.'s Wednesday announcement of 11,000 job cuts will have only minimal impact on the Washington region.

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 01:02pm EST

D.C. eyes new jail as part of 'Justice Center Campus'

The District is weighing the development of a consolidated public safety campus that would house a new jail and police and fire training facilities.

Tuesday - 12/04/2012, 06:01pm EST

Loews Hotels & Resorts buys D.C.'s Madison Hotel

Loews Hotels & Resorts, will enter the Washington market with the purchase of the 356-room Madison Hotel in Northwest.

Monday - 12/03/2012, 04:24pm EST

Fairfax supervisors to set rules for new Tysons road funds

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday is expected to adopt the rulebook that will guide the collection of hundreds of millions of dollars for Tysons road improvements.

Monday - 12/03/2012, 02:59pm EST

Hotels roll out inauguration packages, deals

D.C.'s best hotels are offering guests a variety of packages for the inauguration next month.

Monday - 12/03/2012, 05:33am EST

D.C. zoning overhaul stokes residents' fears

Planning officials in D.C. are rewriting the city's zoning rules for the first time in 54 years, and the process is increasing residents' anxieties about growth.

Monday - 12/03/2012, 02:00am EST

Mexican restaurant signs at The Yards

Forest City Washington, the developer of The Yards, says the owners of Capitol Hill's Zest Bistro have signed a lease for a Mexican restaurant called Agua 301.

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 04:40pm EST

Harris Teeter heads to Clarksburg

Harris Teeter has signed on as the anchor tenant for Clarksburg Village Center, a 109,000-square-foot neighborhood shopping center in Clarksburg.

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 02:39pm EST

D.C. Council panel approves $11M tax break for Howard Town Center

The D.C. Council's finance and revenue committee unanimously approved an $11 million tax abatement for the Howard Town Center during a brief mark-up session Thursday afternoon.

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 02:08pm EST

Montgomery County guesthouses may require licenses

Lawmakers in Montgomery County are weighing legislation that would require homeowners with guesthouses to get a license to build the extra space.

Tuesday - 11/27/2012, 10:45am EST

Washington home prices up 3.2 percent from a year ago

One closely watched gauge of housing prices shows median sales prices in the Washington market stalled in September, though prices were still higher than a year ago.

Tuesday - 11/27/2012, 10:24am EST

Leesburg getting indoor cycling studio Dec. 15

CycleLuv will open its first indoor cycling studio in Leesburg on Dec. 15.

Tuesday - 11/27/2012, 06:29am EST
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