Capital Business’s top 5 photo galleries of 2013

December 23, 2013

Photographers for Capital Business took readers inside a variety of distinctive companies this year: A high-tech dairy farm in Middletown, Md. A T-shirt factory in Fairfax. A larger-than-life candy store in the District.

But the photo galleries that drew the highest number of pageviews were ones that told stories of our region’s urban development. Many of these photos showed how local developers are reimagining our neighborhoods, our offices or our homes. These changes—some proposed, some actual—made for some of our best-viewed photo galleries of 2013.

Here’s a look at the top five.

5. The big real estate storylines of 2013. From Wal-Mart’s arrival in the District to the gamble on the walkable Mosaic District in Merrifield, this gallery from January set the stage for what development projects were important to watch this year.

4. Showcasing CityCenter DC living. The $950-million development in downtown Washington promises to bring with it some of the most expensive and luxurious condos in the neighborhood. These model homes gave readers a first glimpse of what the swanky digs are to look like.

3. The Washington area’s highest paid executives. This photo gallery showed our ranking of who pulled down the big bucks in the D.C. region in 2013.

2. How the Trumps plan to remake the Old Post Office: Donald and daughter Ivanka Trump are transforming this historic building into a $200 million luxury hotel that features 271 guest rooms, a spacious ballroom and upscale restaurants. Here’s a peek at their plans.

1. An office built with Millennial workers in mind: Consulting giant Accenture remade its work space to suit the needs and desires of 20-something workers. Here’s a look at how they revamped their Arlington office.

Sarah Halzack is The Washington Post's national retail reporter. She has previously covered the local job market and the business of talent and hiring. She has also served as a Web producer for business and economic news.
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