Washington Business Journal

Major retailers urge Gray veto of living wage bill, threaten to table expansion plans

A half-dozen major retailers have signed a letter to D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray urging him to veto the large retailer living wage bill, threatening to "revisit" expansion plans if the legislation is enacted.

Wednesday - 07/17/2013, 02:23pm EDT

Washington apartment rents among priciest

Monday - 07/15/2013, 11:47am EDT

Has D.C.'s apartment market lost its momentum?

It looks like Greater Washington's red-hot apartment market is finally cooling off.

Friday - 07/05/2013, 06:51pm EDT

D.C.'s water did not cause apartment piping leaks, court rules

A three judge panel of the D.C. Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that the city's water did not cause "pinhole" pipe leaks that appeared in a handful of Northwest D.C. apartment buildings.

Friday - 07/05/2013, 05:28pm EDT

D.C.'s John Paul II shrine to change name with pope's sainthood

Patrick Kelly thought he had the day off Friday, until he heard the news from the Vatican press that Pope John Paul II had been cleared for sainthood. That's when the calls and emails to Kelly, executive director of the Blessed John Paul II Shrine in the District, started pouring in.

Friday - 07/05/2013, 02:23pm EDT

Erik Bruner-Yang plans pop-up at Hanoi House

Toki Underground chef/owner Erik Bruner-Yang will move ahead with a pop-up of his forthcoming market and restaurant, Maketto.

Monday - 07/01/2013, 05:44pm EDT

Massive sports, entertainment complex proposed for Alexandria

The city of Alexandria has received an unsolicited proposal to turn the 15-acre Hensley Park, between Eisenhower Avenue and the Capital Beltway, into a massive sports and entertainment complex featuring baseball, ice hockey, rock climbing and more.

Friday - 06/28/2013, 06:47pm EDT

A reporter duped: How I got fooled by a fraud

Friday - 06/28/2013, 04:33pm EDT

Jose Andres launches retail business (Video)

As if running award-winning restaurants, writing cookbooks and teaching classes at Harvard and George Washington universities weren't enough to keep chef Jose Andres busy, his D.C.-based ThinkFoodGroup has started a retail business selling Spanish oils and foods.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 06:00pm EDT

Transurban moves U.S. headquarters to Fairfax County

Transurban Ltd., the builder and long-term operator of the Interstate 495 and Interstate 95 express lanes, has moved its U.S. headquarters from New York to Fairfax County. The company operates two toll roads in the U.S., both in Virginia.

Wednesday - 06/26/2013, 03:48pm EDT

Insurers must return $30 million to D.C., Md., Va. residents under health care law

Health insurance companies must return a total of $30 million to nearly 600,000 customers across Maryland, the District and Virginia under provisions of the 2010 federal health care law.

Friday - 06/21/2013, 06:57pm EDT

D.C. business owners launch new advocacy group

The District's small business community has a new advocate, and it's coming out firing.

Friday - 06/21/2013, 03:47pm EDT

D.C.'s hottest housing neighborhood? Petworth

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 01:26pm EDT

D.C. leads nation in student loan debt

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 10:39am EDT

Washington Harbour to trade for $370 million

MRP Realty and the Rockpoint Group LLC stand to gain a cool $75 million after agreeing to sell their Washington Harbour waterfront property in Georgetown, according to sources familiar with the deal.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 09:45am EDT

18 gentrifying D.C. neighborhoods identified

Monday - 06/17/2013, 12:48pm EDT

Landmark Mall remake primed for spring 2014 start

The Howard Hughes Corp. plans to begin an ambitious redevelopment of Landmark Mall in Alexandria in spring 2014 following the Alexandria City Council's approval of the multimillion-dollar project.

Monday - 06/17/2013, 10:38am EDT

Staying fit on the road: 5 hotel chains that won't ruin your diet

Hotels are starting to recognize the demand for healthier food options, and a handful of chains are taking action. Hyatt, Fairmont, and Westin are among the brands paving the way.

Friday - 06/14/2013, 06:33pm EDT

Union Market to host summer drive-in movie series

What do you do when you want to capitalize on the outdoor summer movie trend but you don't have a lawn? You go old school, drive-in style.

Thursday - 06/13/2013, 03:33pm EDT
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