Short takes on the week's announcements and deals.


Chevy Chase-based private equity firm Arlington Capital Partners said it has sold Phoenix-based business-to-business information services company Virgo to London-based events and publishing company Informa. Terms were not disclosed.

Reston-based SyncDog, a developer of a platform that manages mobile device monitoring, security and compliance, said it has acquired Baltimore-based LRW Technologies’s Secure ActiveSync technology. Terms were not disclosed.


The Herndon-based Center for Innovative Technology said it has received a $50,000 subcontract from Rutgers University to provide site support for six high frequency radar systems along the Virginia-Maryland coast as part of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Association Coastal Ocean Observing System project.


District-based, a developer of an online platform to sell or swap designer clothing and accessories, said it has raised $700,000 in a new round of seed funding.

Herndon-based Center for Innovative Technologies said it has invested an undisclosed amount in Reston-based CargoSense, a developer of big data and analytics software for health-care logistics providers.


Birmingham, Ala.-based Hoar Construction broke ground on District-based Madison Investments’s nine-story, 56-unit Elysium Fourteen apartment building. The project is at 14th Street NW and Wallach Place NW in the U Street neighborhood.


District-based media and industrial conglomerate Graham Holdings said it will move its headquarters this week from 1150 15th St. NW to 1300 N. 17th St. Suite 1700, Arlington, VA. 22209. Earlier this year, Graham Holdings changed its name from the Washington Post Co. after selling The Washington Post and associated newspapers to founder Jeffrey P. Bezos. In March, Graham Holdings sold its headquarters on 15th Street NW to Carr Properties.


The Annapolis-based Chesapeake Regional Tech Council has announced several organization changes: President Mike Peart has resigned to focus on his company, i4DM, which recently won large federal contracts. Vice President Jason Silva, chief executive of Sidus Data, takes over as president. Todd Marks, president and chief executive of Mindgrub Technologies, has been named vice president. Board member Kelly Koermer has resigned and has been replaced by Kip Kunsman, director of Anne Arundel Community College’s CyberCenter.

— Compiled by Shawn Selby