Washington Business Journal
Barton Seaver, former chef at Hook and Blue Ridge, is leaving D.C. to lead the Healthy and Sustainable Food Program at the Center for Health and the Global Environmental at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Looking for an indicator of how much Washington's high-end housing market has recovered since the recession? Look no further than the Parc Somerset condominiums in Chevy Chase.
The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce has tossed its support to Gov. Bob McDonnell's transportation funding plan, the largest organization in the Washington area so far to back the controversial proposal.
Steve Case's Revolution LLC is predicting the D.C. region will raise about $1.1 billion in venture cash this year, an aggressive forecast that would outpace the VC totals of recent years.
A deal is being negotiated by Adventist HealthCare to sell 40 acres in Clarksburg that it once envisioned as a hospital and medical campus.
Montgomery County officials are suing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for at least $75,000 in unpaid Maryland property transfer taxes.
Grover Norquist has joined the fight against Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's transportation plan.
Washington-based homebuilder Comstock Holding Cos. Inc. will break ground on a residential development adjacent to the Shady Grove Metro Station this spring.
The more than 27,000 hotel rooms in D.C. are occupied more often than not, but for some reason — or, more likely, for a number of reasons — the hotels themselves aren't benefiting in terms of revenue.
Washington-area condominium sales picked up in 2012, and sales are likely to accelerate in 2013, according to a report from real estate firm Delta Associates.
Amtrak is adding a late-evening Acela Express run between New York and Washington, boosting weekday Acela service between the two cities to 16.
Arlington's Fashion Centre at Pentagon City is shifting its focused toward attracting higher-end retailers.
Officials in Fairfax County are pushing to house the FBI headquarters on a site in Springfield that currently houses large, federally owned storage warehouses well past their prime.
The developers of CityCenterDC in downtown Washington have begun marketing the project's for-sale residential units, at prices ranging from $500,000 to $3.5 million, in what could be a telling indicator how interested buyers view the massive mixed-use development.
Fort Lincoln New Town Corp. has locked in a Lowe's home improvement store for the anchor slot at its Shops at Dakota Crossing that Target was once going to take.
Georgetown residents will get an inside peak Jan. 2 at plans for a new entertainment-themed bowling alley at the Shops at Georgetown Park, the latest of several planned additions to the aging mall being reinvented by Vornado Realty Trust.
Pepco will not meet its target for the end of 2012 for completing installation of smart meters in Maryland.
The Wall Street Journal reports that retailers like Staples adjust online prices based on a customer's distance from a store and a company's competitors.
Office vacancy rates in Northern Virginia spiked significantly in the past year as the military's 2005 base realignment and closure plan bore down on the region.
Home values are expected to rise by more than $40 billion in the greater Washington area in 2012, part of the largest nationwide increase in values since 2005, according to Zillow Real Estate Market Reports.
The Maryland Board of Public Works unanimously approved Wednesday a deal that would allow BWI/Marshall Airport to waive fees, a move designed to encourage new routes to and from the airport.
Barnes & Noble Inc., which has been attempting to negotiate a lease renewal in Reston for more than a year, has decided to pull up stakes and leave the area.
Inova Health System trustees have approved a $23 million addition to Inova Mount Vernon Hospital.
Dr. Gene Green, a senior executive within Johns Hopkins Medicine's doctors group, has been appointed president of Suburban Hospital in Bethesda.
Montgomery County's Office of Zoning and Administrative Hearings will review Costco's new special exception application for its proposed Wheaton gas station in March.
Sala Thai plans to open its fifth restaurant at Rhode Island Row.
As promised, the D.C. Chamber of Commerce has responded to D.C. Councilman Marion Barry's caustic criticism of the organization and its leader, CEO Barbara Lang.
Vornado Realty Trust's position as Arlington's most valuable tenant and principal taxpayer is secure, if not flat out unheard of in the Washington region.