2012 is most profitable year ever for Washington-area banks

Banks based in the Washington area are coming off their most profitable year ever, according to data released Tuesday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

Tuesday - 02/26/2013, 04:17pm EST

D.C. ranks 1st in car affordability

Ever see the rows of German luxury cars lining the streets in D.C. and wonder how all those people can afford them? As it turns out, Washington-area residents have a lot more money to spend on their cars than people do in any other major U.S. city.

Tuesday - 02/26/2013, 12:11pm EST

Renaissance wraps $30M downtown D.C. hotel renovation

Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. has completed a $30 million renovation of rooms and suites at its Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel.

Monday - 02/25/2013, 01:24pm EST

Green D.C. home to take 2,700-mile journey

Catholic University of America was issued a permit Friday to construct a single-family "unit" at 620 Michigan Ave. NE, on its campus. New student housing? Faculty residence? Nope.

Monday - 02/25/2013, 10:43am EST

Developers re-working plans for two D.C. Wal-Mart stores

Developers are re-working plans for two Wal-Mart stores in the District on East Capitol Street and New York Avenue NE.

Tuesday - 02/19/2013, 06:36am EST

Is D.C. the new New York? (Guest Blog)

Thursday - 02/14/2013, 09:50am EST

Washington No. 6 on Network World's top tech towns

Thursday - 02/14/2013, 09:05am EST

On Deck raises $42 million in VC

Thursday - 02/14/2013, 08:42am EST

Maryland considers tripling film tax credit

Thursday - 02/14/2013, 07:05am EST

Metro proposes land deal to lure FBI to Prince George's Co.

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority officials will vote Thursday on a proposal to use 78 acres the agency owns at its Greenbelt station to bolster efforts to have a new FBI headquarters built in Prince George's County.

Wednesday - 02/13/2013, 06:34am EST

Fairfax County to market itself in New England

The Boston office of Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications Inc. will help the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority's new marketing efforts in New England.

Wednesday - 02/13/2013, 06:08am EST

Hotel Monticello reopening as The Graham Georgetown

The Hotel Monticello in Georgetown, acquired by Florida-based Mast Capital in 2011, is scheduled to reopen in April as The Graham Georgetown.

Tuesday - 02/12/2013, 04:56pm EST

One in 7 Washington households in the top 5 percent

New census figures released on Monday show that one in seven Washington-region households have incomes that put them in the top 5 percent in the nation.

Tuesday - 02/12/2013, 01:44am EST

D.C.'s Union Station featured at national rail summit

Amtrak's ambitious plan to turn D.C.'s Union Station into a world-class transportation hub captured the national spotlight Monday afternoon during a three-day conference on high-speed rail prospects.

Monday - 02/11/2013, 05:38pm EST

Two D.C. pharmacies seek grocery-store status to sell beer

Two pharmacies on Connecticut Avenue in the District are trying to claim full-service grocery store status in order to get a Class B license to sell beer and wine.

Monday - 02/11/2013, 12:34am EST

Activist shareholder Frank Williams targeting MainStreet Bank

It looks like Fairfax-based MainStreet Bank is in for a fight.

Friday - 02/08/2013, 03:15pm EST

Harris Teeter to open store on Wisconsin Ave. in Bethesda

Harris Teeter Inc. has signed a 20-year lease for a 50,000-square-foot store in Bethesda at 8300 Wisconsin Ave.

Friday - 02/08/2013, 10:44am EST

St. Regis Bar and lobby gets new look

The St. Regis Washington, D.C. has completely revamped its bar and lobby area to look like an old-school English club.

Friday - 02/08/2013, 10:28am EST

Maryland casino revenue drops in January

Maryland casino revenue decreased 2 percent in January, with Hollywood Casino Perryville figures continuing to slide.

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 01:18am EST

Security upgrades at Hoover Building may liven up dull block

The General Services Administration is eyeing a long, drab but well traveled D.C. block for a series of pedestrian-friendly upgrades.

Monday - 02/04/2013, 04:53pm EST

Old Ox Brewery, a family affair, to launch in Loudoun Co.

Loudoun County's newest brewery will be a family affair. Chris Burns and his wife, with his father Graham Burns and mother Mary, expect to launch Old Ox Brewery later this year from an Ashburn industrial space.

Monday - 02/04/2013, 10:47am EST

Lien released against Georgetown Cupcake

The D.C. tax office has released its lien against Georgetown Cupcake less than 24 hours after it filed over nearly $190,000 in unpaid sales taxes.

Friday - 02/01/2013, 03:32pm EST

Prince George's Co. planning for $152M budget shortfall

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker said the county is expecting a $152.2 million shortfall as officials plan the fiscal 2014 budget.

Friday - 02/01/2013, 06:29am EST

Two Georgetown grads launch angel network for Hoya alumni

Here's another sign that angel clubs are again picking up momentum: Meet Georgetown Alumni Angels, founded by Joshua Siegel and Andrew Romans.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 12:41pm EST

In winning the FBI, Loudoun County could lose $6M a year

Loudoun County could wind up losing $6 million a year if it is unfortunate enough to win one of the region’s most highly sought-after federal agencies.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 11:24am EST
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