Washington Business Journal
D.C.-based Sawbuck Realty has raised $3.5 million in a Series A funding round led by Revolution Ventures and The JBG Cos. Managing Partner Robert Stewart, money that will support Sawbuck's house-hunting app HomeSnap.
Nearly two years after Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced plans to bring four stores in two years to the District along with at least 1,200 jobs, and then upping the ante a year ago by adding two more stores to the mix, D.C. is still waiting on those stores.
Sacramento, Calif.-based RagingWire has opened its second location in Ashburn, a 150,000-square-foot location dubbed "The Bolt.
MedStar Health will spend "well over $100 million" over the next five years to upgrade Southern Maryland Hospital Center once its purchase of the 35-year-old facility closes later this year.
Luke Holden will open a third Luke's Lobster location at 1211 Potomac St. NW in Georgetown on Aug. 23.
Arlington County's 60-minute time limit for food trucks is raising complaints among customers.
Carr Properties has lined up $57 million in financing for construction of downtown Bethesda's first new trophy building in a decade.
The threat of layoffs is causing some employees of large defense contractors to move on to what they perceive to be more stable industries, said John Jumper, CEO of McLean- based SAIC Inc., in an interview with Washington Business Journal about the impact of pending federal budget cuts.
Health experts say that President Barack Obama's health care law is likely to worsen the country's doctor shortage.
Washington Sports and Event Management LLC, producers of the Nation's Triathlon, have sued the World Triathlon Corporation for defamation stemming from the abrupt cancelation of the Ironman 70.3 National Harbor race that had been slated for August.
The Carlyle Group will lead a management-and- employee buyout of Service King Collision Repair Centers, the largest independent U.S. chain of auto body repair shops.
Ivan Iricanin, who has partnered on such restaurants as Masa 14 and El Centro D.F., will open up his own place on Barracks Row this fall.
The Residences of Suitland Parks in District Heights sold for $58 million and will be renovated.
Leaders in Montgomery and Fairfax counties will talk about regional traffic problems Wednesday.
The Loudoun County's Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible link between a string of armed robberies at Harris Teeter grocery stores in North Carolina and a July 17 heist in Aldie.
Georgetown University is making plans to expand eastward in the District, possibly as far as Anacostia.
Potomac billionaire and Danaher Corp. co-founder Mitchell Rales is receiving support from Montgomery County lawmakers over his request to connect his art gallery to a sewer.
Water damage will temporarily close Georgetown destination Citronelle, and potentially the hotel that houses it as well, according to a spokeswoman for the restaurant.
Getting from the District to New York City could get a lot easier and quicker under a plan unveiled Monday by rail operator Amtrak.
Two prominent sports businessmen have bought a controlling interest in D.C. United and expect to reignite talks with the District government about a new soccer stadium project in Southwest D.C., lending new weight to city hopes of keeping the team.
The U.S. Army is privatizing its hotels, turning their renovation, development and operations over to the private sector, a move that began with a 2009 lease agreement in an effort to improvement their quality and consistency.
Arlington County has fallen in line with its neighbors, raising its living wage — the minimum salary paid to many contracted employees — to $13.13 an hour.
Maryland tourism tax revenue increased 7.9 percent between July 2011 and April 2012, a jump attributed to higher taxes on alcohol.
Legislation offered this week by D.C. Councilman Jim Graham would overhaul the District's alcohol code, including allowing Sunday liquor sales, a move being opposed for many liquor store owners.
Bethesda-based Marriott International Inc. is on track to have 4,000 hotels in 90 countries across its portfolio by 2014.
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Tysons Corner developers and landowners are proposing the creation of a second Tysons area tax that would contribute half of the $507 million needed for road improvements considered crucial to the growing area.
The owners of Wagshal's Delicatessen have announced plans to open a second location about a mile from their original spot.
Information technology jobs lead job growth in the U.S., with a growth rate almost twice that of the overall job market in the last year.