Washington Auto Show roars to life with spotlight on sustainability

The hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai at media day. (M. McClain/Post)

Eco-friendly hydrogen-fueled vehicles are a centerpiece of the week-long show.

How to judge the health of LivingSocial? Here’s six ways.

How to judge the health of LivingSocial? Here’s six ways.

The company had net income in 2014 that was largely attributable to the sale of its businesses in Asia last year

New D.C. mayor pushes to cut housing costs despite budget gap

New D.C. mayor pushes to cut housing costs despite budget gap

Despite $200 million in budget gaps, new mayor plans to spend $100M annually to bring down housing costs.

Northrop Grumman is looking abroad for growth

Northrop Grumman is looking abroad for growth

Defense giant’s international sales grew by 20 percent in 2014.

Congress mulling new rules for federal rulemakers

Congress mulling new rules for federal rulemakers

House, Senate push separate bills to protect small businesses from onerous regulations.

Longtime Va. congressman to become lobbyist

Longtime Va. congressman to become lobbyist

Jim Moran, the recently retired Democratic congressman from Northern Virginia, to join law firm

REI to open sprawling store at Uline Arena

REI to open sprawling store at Uline Arena

The arena, also known as Washington Coliseum, was the site of the Beatles’ first U.S. concert.

Business at General Dynamics is looking up — literally

Business at General Dynamics is looking up — literally

Commercial aircraft orders continue to be a mainstay of defense giant’s business.

Meet the U.K.’s queen of tech

Meet the U.K.’s queen of tech

Shields, a Pa. native and former Silicon Valley executive, took her expertise across the Atlantic.

Your empty stadium cups are his opportunity

Your empty stadium cups are his opportunity

Cody Branchaw has an idea for keeping stadiums tidy.

Is Northern Virginia becoming two different places?

Is Northern Virginia becoming two different places?

George Mason economist suggests Arlington is turning into Santa Monica, while Tysons will fail.

Looking for a restaurant? This space will offer five in one

Looking for a restaurant? This space will offer five in one

Created by the executives behind EquityEats, the venue will feature multiple dining concepts each month

From our partners

Deltek: Growth in data will drive emerging federal technology markets

Technologies such as the Internet of Things, cyber physical solutions and predictive analytics are the future.

CoStar: 2015 could shape up to be the year for retail in the Washington region

Retail properties are expected to have the lowest vacancy rates and highest rent increases of the year.

Invest It: When investing, know what you don’t know

Smart investors know they can best make their money work for them by putting funds in diverse assets.

Talent Matters: Separating millennials’ myths from reality

Understanding millennials and their preferences is key for businesses who want to recruit and retain them.

On Leadership

The Shake Shack strategy

The Shake Shack strategy

The founder of Shake Shack, which is about to go public, has an honest aversion to expanding too fast.

Pitch contest

Help us find the region’s most innovative companies

Help us find the region’s most innovative companies

Sixteen D.C. area companies will get to pitch their ideas during the April 29 event, held at The Post.

Top Workplaces 2014

Reimagining the office

Reimagining the office

We surveyed thousands of workers to find the top employers in the D.C. area. Find out who made the cut.

Workplace

Business Rx: This company aims to be the ‘Snapchat of promo codes’

Business Rx: This company aims to be the ‘Snapchat of promo codes’

OpiaTalk wants to expand its disappearing code business, but can’t afford a marketing team to do it.

Career Coach: Here’s what to look for when using an agency to find a job

Career Coach: Here’s what to look for when using an agency to find a job

In today’s competitive job market, sometimes outside help can give you the help that you need.

American Systems seeks chief financial officer

The Chantilly government contractor is looking for a CFO to work closely with the CEO and board of directors.

@Work Advice: When the job feels like high school

@Work Advice: When the job feels like high school

How to deal with being left out, plus name-calling as a motivational tool?

Capital Business on Twitter

MRP Realty goes to Philadelphia

After success in the D.C. market, the local company tries a project in the City of Brotherly Love.

The top local business stories of 2014

Change continued to be the watchword as the region’s biggest industries faced challenges — old and new.

Law firms downsize and modernize their space

Covington & Burling and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman both recently moved to smaller and more efficient offices.

Washington area stock index

Who are the winners and losers in the local Washington D.C., Virginia and Maryland public trade markets? Check the Bloomberg Washington D.C. Area Stock Index for up to date performance measures.

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