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Capital Business Blog: June, 2013

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 06/27/2013

National Trust for Historic Preservation moving offices to the Watergate

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  04:59 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Watergate, historic preservation, Penzance

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 06/27/2013

Howard University’s town center project falls apart — again

More than a decade after it began planning town center project, university cuts ties with developer

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  01:05 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Howard University, Cohen Cos., commercial real estate

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 06/26/2013

Wegmans negotiating deal to open near Silver Line in Tysons Corner

New urban format store would serve McLean, but would likely require county approval.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  12:48 PM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wegmans, Tysons Corner, CityLine Partners, Roadside Development, Silver Line, commercial real estate, Walter Reed

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 06/25/2013

With road race, Tysons Corner being marketed as bike-friendly

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  02:55 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tysons Corner, bicycling, commercial real estate

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 06/24/2013

Alderson named CEO at Sotera

Deborah Alderson, formerly of SRA and SAIC, was named president and CEO of the McLean firm.

By Marjorie Censer  |  11:55 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 06/24/2013

17 partners to leave Patton Boggs

The partners announced their intention to leave the storied Washington law and lobby firm.

By Catherine Ho  |  11:51 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 06/20/2013

Gold’s Gym acquires Fitness First health clubs

The locally owned fitness chain expects 17 of its18 of gyms to convert in coming weeks.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  04:31 PM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fitness First, Gold's Gym

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 06/20/2013

Audit finds D.C. paid sick leave law has not made businesses relocate

The audit found that 87.5 percent of businesses said they would not move because of the regulation.

By Sarah Halzack  |  11:23 AM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 06/19/2013

SocialRadar collects $12.75M from investors

The District-based upstart is the latest venture from Blackboard co-founder Michael Chasen.

By Steven Overly  |  12:00 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 06/13/2013

SAIC pays nearly $12M to settle allegations of inflated pricing

By Marjorie Censer  |  02:56 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 06/13/2013

Metro deal would allow new apartments, offices, hotels at College Park station near University of Maryland

With Washington real estate back on the upswing Metro’s real estate team has revived the old project.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  10:06 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, College Park, University of Maryland, commercial real estate

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 06/07/2013

Arlington County official blasts GSA decision to move National Science Foundation to Alexandria

County Manager Donnellan asks that the GSA “continue negotiations” so that Arlington can be reconsidered.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  04:40 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  General Services Administration, National Science Foundation, Alexandria, Arlington County, commercial real estate

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 06/07/2013

National Science Foundation headquarters to move to Eisenhower Avenue in Alexandria

Federal government says 15-year lease will save $65 million over staying in Ballston.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  01:02 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The National Science Foundation, Hoffman Town Center, Alexandria, Arlington, William D. Euille, General Services Administration, commercial real estate

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 06/06/2013

Details of Trump deal with GSA for Old Post Office

Deal for 60-year lease with GSA could have hotel open by 2016.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  12:12 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, Old Post Office, General Services Adminstration, commercial real estate

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 06/05/2013

Trumps finalize terms for Old Post Office redevelopment

The agreement paves the way for their company to turn the building into a 275-room luxury hotel expected to open in late 2015 or early 2016.

By Jonathan O'Connell  |  01:00 PM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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