Washington Business Journal
Capitol Heights may be getting its first "green" street through work with Beltsville-based Low Impact Development Center.
The Boulder, Colo.-based franchise, which peddles popcorn in such flavors as "hoppin' jalapeno" and "sinfully cinnamon," has opened its first Washington-area outpost at Potomac Mills in Woodbridge.
Unemployment rates fell in 35 states in December, including Maryland, according to the Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Bethesda-based Marriott International Inc. will put its brands on three hotels being developed in Sochi, Russia, site of the 2014 Winter Olympic games.
The Maryland Transportation Authority has selected Areas USA Inc. to rebuild and operate the state's two Interstate 95 travel plazas under a revenue-sharing agreement.
Fairfax County needs to hire additional staff to manage the workload associated with redevelopment in Tysons Corner, County Executive Anthony Griffin told the Board of Supervisors.
Maryland is again poised to pay St. Louis-based Express Scripts Inc. $2.4 billion to manage the prescription drug program for its employees, retirees and their dependents.
The Inn at Little Washington in Washington, Va., earned a Five Diamond rating from AAA for the 24th consecutive year.
As downtown Silver Spring continues to see revitalization, DoubleTree by Hilton has announced the addition of its 10th hotel location in the Washington region.
Discovery Communications Inc., owner the Oprah Winfrey Network, TLC, Discovery Channel and Animal Planet, received high praise from Jared Levy on Forbes.com.
Saturday marks six months since officials from the county, the state, the University of Maryland Medical System and Dimensions Health System signed an ambitious agreement to pursue a $600 million regional medical center in Prince George's County.
The American Kidney Fund has signed a lease to move its headquarters from Rockville to north Bethesda.
In a report released Wednesday by the U.S. Public Interest Report Group, D.C.-based Pepco Holdings Inc. and Falls Church-based Computer Sciences Corp. were named to the "Dirty Thirty" list of Fortune 500 companies that "spend big on lobbying and avoid taxes," according to the group.
District-based Rock Creek Property Group has closed on two Washington-area acquisitions, more than a year after closing a $21 million investment fund to acquire Class B and Class C properties in the region.
Sales of apartment and condominium buildings in the Washington Sales of apartment and condominium buildings in the Washington area surged to $4.7 billion in 2011, a $1.1 billion increase from 2010.
AEW Capital Management LP, following the lead of other Tysons Corner landowners, has decided to put three sites zoned for high-rise apartment buildings up for sale to interested developers.
Chevy Chase Village will calculate its carbon footprint if a plan by the village's Energy and Environment Committee is approved by the board of managers.
Food Lion LLC will close 126 stores and retire its Bloom banner — moves that effect nearly two dozen Washington-area stores.
Melody Record Shop, which has operated in D.C. since 1977, will close shop sometime this winter.
Developer Carl Williams owes Maryland more than $124,000 in back taxes, penalties and interest.
The D.C. government has tapped two restaurants to occupy space in the Minnesota-Benning Government Center, in a move that could foretell how restaurants are encouraged in the neighborhood around The D.C. government has tapped two restaurants to occupy space in the Minnesota-Benning Government Center, in a move that could foretell how restaurants are encouraged in the neighborhood around St. Elizabeths Hospital.
Retailer JC Penney will hold a three-day career fair beginning Thursday Jan. 5 at Potomac Mills Mall.
orthrop Grumman Corp. will phase out by 2015 two programs intended to lure executives with supplemental retirement contributions, according to a Dec. 21 report filed with the Securities Exchange Commission
Arlington County plans to install a real-time travel system for the highway that will tell all drivers how long it takes to get from one point to another, from one end of the county to the other.
Rogue 24 chef R.J. Cooper will be taking some time off from his tasting menu-centric restaurant to undergo open heart surgery. But that doesn't mean the restaurant will languish in his absence.
The 14th Street location of sandwich shop Taylor Gourmet is aiming for a Jan. 3 opening
Artfully Chocolate will close its Logan Circle storefront, its owner said via e-mail blast.
The Maryland Health Care Commission is recommending that state law tighten oversight of hospitals that perform cardiac stent surgeries