Crestline Hotels & Resorts of McLean appointed Alfred D. Wiles general manager of the L'Enfant Plaza Hotel. He previously worked for Professional Hospitality Resources, where he held positions including managing director of the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Resort. The previous manager was R.A. "Skip" Hartman, who ran the hotel for 32 years until the Loews chain lost the hotel's management contract to Crestline.
One NoMa Station, an office development at 131 M Street NW, has signed the General Services Administration to a 10-year, 60,000-square-foot lease valued at $23.4 million. The developer, Bristol Group of San Francisco, calls the building the first private speculative office project available in the redevelopment of the NoMa corridor, a nickname for the area north of Massachusetts Avenue NW between Union Station and Mount Vernon Square.
Capital Automotive REIT of McLean has expanded into Canada, forming a joint venture with Kimco Realty to buy property from automotive dealers there.
Collegiate Funding Services of Fredericksburg said it is offering a new private college loan that it will market, retain and service. The company also plans to continue to market private loans from other originators. "The new private loan strategy should enhance the long-term value of the company by building a recurring revenue stream in this fast-growth segment of the $350 billion education finance market," Chairman Donald B. Marron said in a statement.
Wise Technologies of Landover, a wireless access provider, has been acquired by Icoa of Warwick, R.I., on terms that were not disclosed. Both companies provide Wi-Fi hot spots in high-traffic facilities, such as airports and hotels.