Jury hears opening arguments in battle over White Flint Mall

Two-year dispute between heavyweight developers and Lord & Taylor has left property partly demolished and largely vacant.

After losing its biggest contract, this Va. tech company is trying to go global

Neustar just bought an Australian technology firm, Bombora, for $86.9 million.

Boeing chairman: The Export-Import Bank debate isn’t over

Boeing chairman: The Export-Import Bank debate isn’t over

The outgoing Boeing CEO visits Washington to talk about the Export-Import Bank and why there are no commercial supersonic planes yet.

Career Coach: How to hire a president

Career Coach: How to hire a president

Examining the candidates in terms of the attributes that are needed for successful leaders might prove useful as we weigh the choices.

Ted Lerner’s bet on Silver Line gets its reward

Ted Lerner’s bet on Silver Line gets its reward

With vacancy up across Northern Virginia, Lerner’s firm lands lease that will occupy a quarter of new building on Silver Line.

Lockheed Martin tackles health care, with a little help from its friends

Lockheed Martin tackles health care, with a little help from its friends

The defense contractor has turned its attention to the human body with the launch of a new health care alliance.

As Redskins training opens, deals that brought them to Richmond criticized

As Redskins training opens, deals that brought them to Richmond criticized

Key members of the state legislature are asking whether the team is fulfilling its contractual obligations.

Marriott’s expansion pays off with jump in second-quarter profits

Marriott’s expansion pays off with jump in second-quarter profits

Analysts say the trend of rising hotel occupancy rates and higher room prices will continue.

Buyout business continues to fuel Carlyle’s profits as firm turns cautious

Buyout business continues to fuel Carlyle’s profits as firm turns cautious

Its quarterly dividend yield reaches 9 percent, but hedge-fund investment is a dark spot for the company.

Optoro picks up $40 million in debt financing

The latest round is in addition to a $50 million investment Optoro received in December.

Business Rx: Greeting card company wishes you were here (at its kiosk)

Business Rx: Greeting card company wishes you were here (at its kiosk)

This week, our experts help a greeting card company get its well wishes in the hands of more people.

Herndon construction wholesaler finds itself at the center of a rapidly consolidating industry

Beacon Roofing Supply announced that it will buy a Texas competitor for $1.1 billion.

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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: Why the ‘constellation’ may be more important than your bright stars

CEOs who aspire to move fast and far are launching “one company” strategies that prompt everyone to think and act in the best interest of the overall organization

On Leadership

How to cure federal workers’ biggest workplace pains

How to cure federal workers’ biggest workplace pains

Several readers said the problems begin with the selection of senior executives, suggesting agencies sometimes do a poor job of identifying and choosing leaders.

Top Workplaces 2015

Meet the 150 companies that employees love the most in the D.C. area

Meet the 150 companies that employees love the most in the D.C. area

Welcome to The Washington Post’s annual roundup of Top Workplaces, our attempt to identify the best places to work in greater Washington.

Workplace

Business Rx: Growing this photo business is not all fun and games

Business Rx: Growing this photo business is not all fun and games

Jacob Perler and Ryo Hang look to take their game-playing photo app to the next level.

Career Coach: Why you shouldn’t be happy with ‘yes’ people

Career Coach: Why you shouldn’t be happy with ‘yes’ people

Leaders can benefit by hiring talented people capable of sharing their unique insights.

To stay ahead of threats, Cvent seeks cybersecurity leadership

The McLean, Va.-based event software company is recruiting a vice president of information security.

Work Advice: How to handle a boss who puts religion first at the office

Work Advice: How to handle a boss who puts religion first at the office

His habits and mannerisms make some workers uncomfortable. But are those habits illegal?

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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