Washington Business Journal

Donald Trump lands José Andrés (or vice versa)

Nothing but the best for The Donald. José Andrés will bring his star culinary talent to the Trump International Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 01:12pm EST

Costcos don't live forever: How Pentagon Centre will be phased out

Pentagon City will lose its Costco, but not until most of us are old and gray.

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 11:15am EST

Arts Coalition for the Dupont Underground gets green light

The dream could soon become a reality for the nonprofit that has been working for more than five years to convert the abandoned former trolley station beneath Dupont Circle into an underground arts hub and community gathering space.

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 09:10am EST

Grilled Oyster Co., Wylie Wagg and more heading to Cathedral Commons

Cathedral Commons, a new mixed-use development on Wisconsin Avenue in Northwest D.C., will get several more local businesses come spring, with developer The Bozzuto Group announcing seven new retail and restaurant leases this week.

Monday - 12/15/2014, 12:19pm EST

NYC's Halal Guys chain coming to D.C.

Coming soon to a D.C. neighborhood near you: The Halal Guys, a kabob chain straight from the streets of New York City.

Friday - 12/12/2014, 03:23pm EST

Z-Burger founder sues business partners over trademarks, profits

>Z-Burger founder Peter Tabibian is accusing his business partners of breach of contract over ownership and profits of the six-store local burger chain — claims the partners say are unfounded.

Friday - 12/12/2014, 01:43pm EST

JetBlue defects to the dark side

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 04:21pm EST

7th Hill pizza expanding to Palisades, new life for Georgetown theater

The Georgetown theater property will be converted from "assembly" to a mix of retail, office and four residential units. Plus, a new pizza place on MacArthur Blvd. NW.

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 12:39pm EST

Potomac seafood market gets new life as Market at River Falls

Two months after the River Falls Seafood Market in Potomac abruptly closed its doors, the high-end market will be reborn as the Market at River Falls under new ownership.

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 04:51am EST

Domonique Foxworth buys District home for $4 million

Former NFL star and former NFL Players Association President Domonique Foxworth was busy this fall.

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 03:45am EST

Marriott courts millennial market in U.S. with AC brand

Marriott International has millennials in mind with its new-to-the-U.S. brand, AC Hotels.

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 07:24pm EST

Bowser to appoint Alexandria's Rashad Young as D.C.'s city administrator

D.C. Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser is expected to announce the appointment of Alexandria City Manager Rashad Young as the District's new city administrator on Tuesday, according to NBC Washington.

Tuesday - 12/09/2014, 06:04am EST

Survey: Millennials seeking out higher premiums in exchange for lower deductibles

A recent Bankrate.com survey found nearly half of young people between the ages of 18 and 29 prefer a health insurance plan with a high monthly premium and a low deductible.

Monday - 12/08/2014, 12:37pm EST

Smithsonian wants to earn movie royalties

Smithsonian Enterprises, the branding, revenue-generating arm of the Smithsonian Institution, is in the market for a media management agent to develop, package, promote, sell and exploit the institution's intellectual property for use in feature and Imax films.

Sunday - 12/07/2014, 08:04am EST

BWI ranks as healthiest airport for restaurants

BWI/Marshall Airport tops this year's list of airports with the healthiest dining options, according to the Washington-based Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.

Friday - 12/05/2014, 11:58am EST

Arlington's top 10 property taxpayers paid 20 percent of all property taxes

Ten landowners in Arlington accounted for nearly 20 percent of all real property taxes paid to the county in fiscal year 2014, according to the recently released Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

Friday - 12/05/2014, 11:52am EST

D.C. on list for Starbucks Reserve Roastery

Seattle-based Starbucks Corp. has opened its first Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room, as it looks to expand its Reserve line of pricey, small-batch coffee.

Friday - 12/05/2014, 10:40am EST

MedStar is now the team doctor for the Wizards and Capitals

MedStar Health, which has a prominent sports medicine practice, is now the official medical team partner for the Washington Capitals and Wizards.

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 06:41pm EST

D.C.-area apartments offer DNA testing to catch dog owners who don't scoop poop

Management company LCOR Inc. followed the lead of a growing number of communities around the U.S. and pursued dog owners who leave behind their pup's mess.

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 03:58pm EST

Retailer REI at Uline Arena is in the works, but not a done deal

Outdoors retailer REI is looking closely at planting its flag on the ground floor of Douglas Development Corp.'s Uline Arena, the famed Northeast D.C. venue that hosted the first U.S. concert by The Beatles, but has not officially committed to leasing space in the project.

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 02:43pm EST

It's hoagie time. Loudoun approves county's first Wawa

Hoagies should never be this hard.

Thursday - 12/04/2014, 11:30am EST

State Dept. revives search for space in Foggy Bottom or Arlington

The General Services Administration has kicked off a new space search for the State Department's Diplomatic Security bureau in either Foggy Bottom or Arlington County, reviving an effort it called off nearly two years ago.

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 05:22pm EST

Latin market from Jose Garces eyed for Union Market development

The new, upscale culinary scene established by Union Market in D.C.'s NoMa neighborhood will add a new cuisine in the coming years: Latin.

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 05:15pm EST

Warren Buffett real estate services debuting in region

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices will debut in the Washington area Thursday, affiliating with one of the region's largest residential real estate brokerages.

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 03:03pm EST

CVS plans MinuteClinics at Dupont Circle, Metro Center

CVS Caremark is adding to a few more MinuteClinics to its ranks of retail medical care in D.C.

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 03:01pm EST

George Mason study says suburbs feeling property tax pinch

Real property assessments have reached new post-Great Recession highs in four Greater Washington jurisdictions but remain behind 2008-10 levels in nine others, according to a new report from George Mason University's Center for Regional Analysis.

Tuesday - 12/02/2014, 04:02am EST

Loudoun public settles on Metro station names

Loudoun County's voting public overwhelmingly supports "Ashburn" for the name of the planned Route 772 Silver Line Metro station. For the Route 606 station, opinions vary.

Monday - 12/01/2014, 05:47pm EST

MyEyeDr. acquires North Carolina's Eye Care Associates and its 27 offices

MyEyeDr. has acquired Eye Care Associates, a major player in the Research Triangle eye care scene in North Carolina.

Monday - 12/01/2014, 04:19pm EST
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