Washington Business Journal

Downtown Rockville to get 140-unit hotel

Montgomery and Rockville officials put their support behind a hotel project that could start as early as November and generate about $14 million for the city and county by 2030.

Tuesday - 10/09/2012, 06:34am EDT

Melody Tavern shutters in Arlington

Melody Tavern, at 3650 S. Glebe Road, has shuttered after just one year in business.

Monday - 10/08/2012, 06:07am EDT

D.C. small businesses to buy insurance through gov't. marketplace

The D.C. Health Benefit Exchange board voted Wednesday to force all companies with 50 or fewer people on their health plan to purchase insurance through the new government-run marketplace when it launches in 2014, a controversial proposal roundly criticized by a coalition of businesses.

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 08:49pm EDT

Want a free Nats cap? PNC Bank wants to talk

PNC Bank is trying to capitalize on the Washington Nationals' success by luring in fans with snazzy, free baseball caps. The catch: you have to talk about your financial goals.

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 06:40pm EDT

Marriott sees higher occupancy, rates

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 04:55pm EDT

Kohl's opens two stores in Washington area

Kohl's Department Stores opened two new stores in the Washington area on Wednesday.

Wednesday - 09/26/2012, 08:51am EDT

D.C. officials won't receive free Nationals playoff tickets

Under the District's agreement with the Washington Nationals, D.C. officials won't be receiving any free tickets to the playoffs.

Wednesday - 09/26/2012, 06:42am EDT

WeddingWire deal another sign of growth equity influx

WeddingWire, a wedding and event company, is the latest D.C. tech company to take a big lump of growth equity cash from an outside investor

Tuesday - 09/25/2012, 02:51pm EDT

Fauquier wineries say county is stomping on assets

Several vintners and local farms are challenging a Fauquier County land-use ordinance that they call an assault on economic freedom and a clear violation of state law.

Tuesday - 09/25/2012, 02:41am EDT

T.J. Maxx, HomeGoods coming to Georgetown Park

T.J. Maxx and sister company HomeGoods have signed on as anchor tenants at the Shops at Georgetown Park as owner Vornado Realty Trust.

Monday - 09/24/2012, 03:13pm EDT

Major change to D.C. tax code: Employers to pay use tax

D.C.'s use tax is imposed on items purchased outside of D.C. and then brought into D.C. to be used, stored or consumed, provided the purchaser didn't pay sales tax on the item to one of the states.

Monday - 09/24/2012, 01:56pm EDT

Family Dollar locked in for D.C.'s Strand Theater redevelopment

The economy has taken a toll on the long planned redevelopment of D.C.’s historic Strand Theater, but the signing of a letter of intent with a discount retailer should get the project moving.

Friday - 09/21/2012, 02:56pm EDT

6 Washington charities split $160K in Chase Bank grants

Chase's philanthropy program, launched in 2009, is awarding a total of $5 million to 196 charities nationwide this year.

Friday - 09/21/2012, 02:49pm EDT

MRP to break ground on $120M McLean office tower

A joint venture including MRP Realty plans to break ground by the end of the year on a $120 million office tower in McLean after a tenant in the project agreed to take an equity stake in part of the 300,000-square- foot building.

Friday - 09/21/2012, 10:56am EDT

Maryland unemployment up, unchanged in Virginia

Maryland's unemployment rate in August rose slightly, though it was still lower than a year ago, while Virginia's August jobless rate was unchanged.

Friday - 09/21/2012, 10:22am EDT

Washington leads nation for computer sciences jobs

Career website Indeed.com ranks Washington the top market in the nation for computer science majors looking to land a job.

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 10:13am EDT

Capital Bikeshare expands to Alexandria

The Capital Bikeshare program has expanded to Alexandria.

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 06:26am EDT

University of Maryland will offer free online courses

Four of University of Maryland's most popular courses will be available online this spring for free.

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 02:00am EDT

D.C. Council punts on capital gains tax break for tech investors

The D.C. Council refused on Wednesday to advance a major tax break for tech investors and entrepreneurs backed by Mayor Vincent Gray, sending the proposal for further study in a tax review commission.

Wednesday - 09/19/2012, 04:08pm EDT

CVS takes Safeway space at Watergate

CVS has leased the former Safeway space at the Watergate complex in D.C. and plans to open a 13,000-square-foot store there next spring.

Wednesday - 09/19/2012, 02:39pm EDT

Top business breakfast spots in Washington are...

The Washington Business Journal dishes out its favorites.

Tuesday - 09/18/2012, 10:03am EDT

United Nations Foundation relocates in D.C.

The United Nations Foundation will consolidate two Washington offices into one, larger location.

Monday - 09/17/2012, 01:57pm EDT

Georgetown, PNC deal links ID cards to bank accounts

For the first time this year, Georgetown University students are using their identification cards to access funds in PNC checking, savings and money market accounts.

Monday - 09/17/2012, 06:06am EDT

GSA seeking restaurateurs for HQ building

The federal government's real estate agents apparently work up quite an appetite.

Friday - 09/14/2012, 02:17pm EDT

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital to launch cancer center

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital will break ground Friday on a $31 million medical office building that will house a radiation oncology cancer center, becoming the fourth hospital within the Inova system to provide radiation therapy.

Friday - 09/14/2012, 10:04am EDT

D.C. taxis ask for strict rules for Uber

District taxi drivers on Monday urged city administrators to create strict regulations for sedan drivers, including those working for popular town car service Uber.

Tuesday - 09/11/2012, 06:30am EDT

Old Line Bank acquiring Washington Savings Bank

There will soon be one less bank headquartered in Prince George's County.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 08:06pm EDT

Cardinal Bank opening new branch in Georgetown

Tysons Corner-based Cardinal Bank, one of Northern Virginia's fastest growing financial institutions, is opening its second branch in the District.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 02:56pm EDT

Want a new job? Don't update your resume just yet

Before you are ready to write your resume, you need to think about who will be reading it and what impression you want to create.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 02:04pm EDT

MOM's Organic Market opens in Mosaic District

Rockville-based MOM's Organic Market opens its ninth Washington-area store this week at the new Mosaic District in Merrifield.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 10:24am EDT
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