Washington Business Journal
A D.C. Council bill that would require large retailers to pay higher wages will get a hearing next Wednesday before the Business, Consumer and Regulatory Affairs committee.
Layoffs announced Tuesday by Rosetta Stone Inc., a maker of language-learning software, will mostly spare its Arlington headquarters, which will lose nine positions under organizational shifts the company is making.
Since he opened The Continental in Philadelphia nearly two decades ago, Stephen Starr has had his eye on D.C. Now a Starr restaurant in the District is finally happening, as he prepares to open Le Diplomate on 14th Street NW later this month.
The D.C. Taxicab Commission says taxi and sedan service Uber is charging an automatic 20 percent tip on cab rides booked through its app or website, a practice the agency says is illegal.
Groupon Inc. Co-chairman Ted Leonsis will jointly lead the Chicago-based daily deal giant while its board seeks a permanent replacement for Andrew Mason.
Busboys and Poets will bring its quirky combination of coffeehouse, restaurant and neighborhood gathering place to D.C.'s Takoma neighborhood in 2014.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has purchased a Penn Quarter condo for $740,000.
Nonprofit hospital operator Novant Heath will rebrand its 13 hospitals in four states under one name, including Prince William Hospital.
Banks based in the Washington area are coming off their most profitable year ever, according to data released Tuesday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
Ever see the rows of German luxury cars lining the streets in D.C. and wonder how all those people can afford them? As it turns out, Washington-area residents have a lot more money to spend on their cars than people do in any other major U.S. city.
Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. has completed a $30 million renovation of rooms and suites at its Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel.
Catholic University of America was issued a permit Friday to construct a single-family "unit" at 620 Michigan Ave. NE, on its campus. New student housing? Faculty residence? Nope.
Developers are re-working plans for two Wal-Mart stores in the District on East Capitol Street and New York Avenue NE.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority officials will vote Thursday on a proposal to use 78 acres the agency owns at its Greenbelt station to bolster efforts to have a new FBI headquarters built in Prince George's County.
The Boston office of Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications Inc. will help the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority's new marketing efforts in New England.
The Hotel Monticello in Georgetown, acquired by Florida-based Mast Capital in 2011, is scheduled to reopen in April as The Graham Georgetown.
New census figures released on Monday show that one in seven Washington-region households have incomes that put them in the top 5 percent in the nation.
Amtrak's ambitious plan to turn D.C.'s Union Station into a world-class transportation hub captured the national spotlight Monday afternoon during a three-day conference on high-speed rail prospects.
Two pharmacies on Connecticut Avenue in the District are trying to claim full-service grocery store status in order to get a Class B license to sell beer and wine.
It looks like Fairfax-based MainStreet Bank is in for a fight.
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