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Former Amazon economic development director Mike Grella weighs in on incentives
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Former Amazon economic development director Mike Grella weighs in on incentives

Mike Grella started Amazon.com Inc.'s economic development team at a time when it was uncommon for companies to do that kind of work in-house. He...

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Arlington official surprised Amazon housing money could land outside Beltway
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Arlington official surprised Amazon housing money could land outside Beltway

When Virginia officials promised $75 million over five years for affordable housing in the wake of Amazon.com Inc.'s second headquarters...

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Herndon just marked a milestone in the small town's history
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Herndon just marked a milestone in the small town's history

Herndon officials just approved the town's first new mixed-use development near the future Herndon Metro station, a major step for growth along the...

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Northfield acquires former Marco Polo site for Vienna Market project
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Northfield acquires former Marco Polo site for Vienna Market project

D. C.-based Northfield Investment and Development has acquired the former Marco Polo restaurant site in Vienna with plans to develop 44 condominium...

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Metro targets Alexandria's Eisenhower Avenue corridor for large office building
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Metro targets Alexandria's Eisenhower Avenue corridor for large office building

Metro's planned Greater Washington office consolidation is likely to include a large office building on Alexandria's Eisenhower Avenue corridor,...

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Michael White’s restaurant group expands Nicoletta to D.C.
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Michael White’s restaurant group expands Nicoletta to D.C.

Chef Michael White is ready for his next act in the District with Nicoletta Italian Kitchen, scheduled to open Friday at 901 4th St. NW. The...

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Why Arlington is spending $11.5 million to keep the DEA in Pentagon City
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Why Arlington is spending $11.5 million to keep the DEA in Pentagon City

The Arlington County Board is set to vote later this month to grant up to $11.5 million in financial incentives to the Drug Enforcement...

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N. Virginia officials hope proffer changes will spur more residential development, but concerns linger
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N. Virginia officials hope proffer changes will spur more residential development, but concerns linger

Officials say the old proffer rules made new development very difficult....

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JBG Smith could net nearly $400M with stock offering
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JBG Smith could net nearly $400M with stock offering

JBG Smith Properties has announced plans to sell 10 million common shares to raise more than $400 million. Shortly after 4 p.m. Monday, The Chevy...

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WMATA to use eminent domain for part of Potomac Yard Metro project
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WMATA to use eminent domain for part of Potomac Yard Metro project

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is using eminent domain to secure the construction area for the Potomac Yard Metro station...

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Washington's NFL team revamps online and in-venue team stores
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Washington's NFL team revamps online and in-venue team stores

Washington's NFL team has signed a 10-year deal with Fanatics Inc. to handle online and in-venue retail operations. The new team store is live and...

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New group aims to support D.C.'s LGBTQ commercial real estate community
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New group aims to support D.C.'s LGBTQ commercial real estate community

Several local commercial real estate practitioners have launched a group representing the region's LGBTQ community to provide a support network and...

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Plans to transform old Silver Spring Library into childcare center gain steam
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Plans to transform old Silver Spring Library into childcare center gain steam

Montgomery County officials are finalizing plans to redevelop the old Silver Spring Library into a childcare center as part of a deal that will...

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Cogent Communications CEO to buy piece of Tysons development site
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Cogent Communications CEO to buy piece of Tysons development site

Cogent Communications Group CEO Dave Schaeffer is in line to acquire a nine-story building at Leesburg Pike and Gallows Road in Tysons that was to...

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World's biggest diamond retailer to shutter another 150 jewelry stores
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World's biggest diamond retailer to shutter another 150 jewelry stores

Signet Jewelers Ltd. (NYSE: SIG), whose retail brands include Kay Jewelers, Zales and Jared The Galleria Of Jewelry, plans to shutter 150 stores in...

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Stonebridge's acquisition of Victory Center seen as hopeful sign for Alexandria
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Stonebridge's acquisition of Victory Center seen as hopeful sign for Alexandria

Alexandria officials and nearby property owners are hopeful the pending sale of Victory Center will set the stage for a larger revitalization of...

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Exclusive: This D.C. startup helps retailers find short-term leases. Now it’s opening a pop-up space for them.
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Exclusive: This D.C. startup helps retailers find short-term leases. Now it’s opening a pop-up space for them.

A local startup that connects businesses with short-term retail space is now opening a space of its own — for those businesses to set up shop. The...

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Amazon will help turn Crystal City into a 'teeming metropolis,' Vornado chairman says
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Amazon will help turn Crystal City into a 'teeming metropolis,' Vornado chairman says

Amazon.com Inc.'s plans to establish a second headquarters in Crystal City will change everything for the Arlington County submarket, according to...

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Ballston Common is now Ballston Quarter. It doesn’t look anything like the original mall.
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Ballston Common is now Ballston Quarter. It doesn’t look anything like the original mall.

Ballston Quarter has risen from the construction dust of Ballston Common, and is finally open to the public more than two years after work began to...

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Winning bidder emerges for Alexandria's empty Victory Center
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Winning bidder emerges for Alexandria's empty Victory Center

Stonebridge Associates has reached a deal to acquire Victory Center in Alexandria for an undisclosed price with the aim of bringing new life to the...

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Here's why it's not StonebridgeCarras anymore
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Here's why it's not StonebridgeCarras anymore

StonebridgeCarras Founding Principal George Carras is winding down his role at the Bethesda commercial real estate development business he and Doug...

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The Front Page in limbo as landlord plans building renovation
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The Front Page in limbo as landlord plans building renovation

The future of longtime Dupont Circle watering hole The Front Page is uncertain as its landlord plots a revamp of 1333 New Hampshire Ave. NW. The...

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Monument Realty co-founder Jeff Neal now leading Water Management Solutions
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Monument Realty co-founder Jeff Neal now leading Water Management Solutions

If you thought you heard the last of Monument Realty co-founder Jeff Neal, think again. He's not in the commercial real estate development business...

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Disparities climb between Greater D.C. white and minority mortgage applicants
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Disparities climb between Greater D.C. white and minority mortgage applicants

According to national Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data collected by Lending Patterns, African Americans are almost twice as likely to be denied...

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Is Peebles' Fifth and Eye deal with D.C. still in play?
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Is Peebles' Fifth and Eye deal with D.C. still in play?

A D. C. Superior Court judge on Thursday opened the door for the District and Peebles Corp. to move forward on a deal to develop a city-owned...

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Senior living, multifamily towers pitched for Eisenhower Metro site that Amazon rejected
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Senior living, multifamily towers pitched for Eisenhower Metro site that Amazon rejected

Perseus TDC is sketching out plans for a new senior living center and three other mixed-use buildings across the street from the Eisenhower Avenue...

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Giant to show off new layout, decor with new Olney store
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Giant to show off new layout, decor with new Olney store

Giant Food LLC is opening a new store in Olney later this month. The Landover-based grocer announced Thursday it will open a 40,000-square-foot...

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Cresa acquires Chicago-based lease administration firm
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Cresa acquires Chicago-based lease administration firm

D. C.-based commercial real estate firm Cresa is getting bigger. The firm announced Thursday it closed on its acquisition of Portfolio Solutions...

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It's official: JBG Smith signs Amazon to leases, purchase agreements for HQ2 in Arlington
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It's official: JBG Smith signs Amazon to leases, purchase agreements for HQ2 in Arlington

Amazon.com Inc. has officially signed on for HQ2 in Northern Virginia. JBG Smith Properties (NYSE: JBGS) announced Wednesday morning that...

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Viewpoint: The lesson in the Fifth and Eye debacle
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Viewpoint: The lesson in the Fifth and Eye debacle

In May 2014, the administration of then-Mayor Vincent Gray selected a team led by the Peebles Corp. to develop the D. C.-owned lot at Fifth and Eye...

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