Washington Business Journal
The region saw little change in its unemployment rates last month compared with January, with only Virginia seeing a slight decrease.
Mayor Vincent Gray's budget proposal cuts D.C.'s commercial tax rate, repeals the out-of-state municipal bond tax, funds the District's community college, increases spending on the arts and funds a pilot Events D.C. advertising campaign.
The Washington region had the lowest unemployment rate among big cities in the nation in January, even as the local unemployment rate inched up.
Tonight's game is an underdog story, which a lot of government contractors can relate to these days amid federal budget cuts.
Virginia ranks No. 1 on MoneyRates.com’s new list of Best States to Make a Living, up from fourth place last year.
There is a new Spanish tapas joint in town, this one by way of New York.
Employees at Washington City Paper are taking pay cuts as its hedge fund owner tries to sell a sister publication in Chicago, and now its D.C. publication and another in Atlanta as well.
The alleged kickbacks were part of SAIC's CityTime contract with New York City, an automated workforce management system that covers city employees in 65 different agencies.
Viewers will be able to stream some of Discovery Communications Inc.'s most popular programs through Amazon.com Inc.'s video streaming service, under a licensing agreement announced Wednesday.
An American worker survey by Principal Financial Group Inc. shows only 14 percent of Americans are very confident they will have enough money to live comfortably in retirement, and the percentage of workers currently saving for retirement has declined.
Former D.C. Mayor Tony Williams, perhaps the most respected of the District’s chief executives, will lead a panel of experts in a nine-month review of the District’s tax code.
Virginia has aerospace and defense companies to thank for $78.71 million in 2010 taxes paid on state income and total gross revenue, and $75.6 million in individual employee income taxes, according to a study commissioned by the Aerospace Industries Association.
With a month left on its four-year contract, the union representing about 17,000 grocery workers in the Washington region has filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board.
Kaiser Permanente will open a new medical center in Gaithersburg this month, replacing services offered at its facilities in Germantown and Gaithersburg and extending available services at the combined site.
IFly, which could open its first location here as early as 2013, has 23 indoor skydiving facilities worldwide.
Fairfax County's water wars could end with a merger between the two parties most embroiled in conflict, as Fairfax Water this week offered to work out a mutually agreeable merger with Falls Church's system.
In his latest quarterly revenue estimate, CFO Natwar Gandhi added $35.7 million to the city's anticipated fiscal 2013 revenue.
Washington Gas parent WGL Holdings will be part owner in a new natural gas pipeline stretching from central Pennsylvania to the Washington area.
Chef Ravi Narayanan is taking over the kitchen at the restaurant, located at 4340 Connecticut Ave., NW.
A 23-story mixed-use project could be coming to Reston Town Center.
The owners of Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg have put the property up for sale after falling behind on loan payments.
Etihad Airways announced the launch of non-stop daily flights to Dulles International Airport, the airline's fourth destination in North America.
Maryland's spending board approved Wednesday a $297 million contract with Falls Church-based IT company Computer Sciences Corp. that is expected to improve Maryland's process for paying tens of millions of dollars in Medicaid claims each month.
As the Hotel Palomar in Rosslyn finishes its transition into Le Meridien Arlington this month, a few more details are emerging about what the rebranded hotel will look like.
Chef Marcus Samuelsson, known for such restaurants as Red Rooster Harlem and Restaurant Aquavit, was brought on to design the menu for the theater's supper club. He will design dinner and brunch menus and help appoint an executive chef to oversee the kitchen.
Fannie Mae is planning to pull out of the Monument IV building at 12900 Worldgate Drive in Herndon come June, casting another shadow over the building after its mortgage was transferred to a special servicer fearing just that possibility last spring.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray dropped in Friday to the Georgetown headquarters of Personal Inc. for a semi-formal bull session with tech CEOs and investors.