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Old Town Alexandria gets a new hotel on King Street
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Old Town Alexandria gets a new hotel on King Street

Old Town Alexandria's latest lodging option is a Hyatt Centric hotel that opened this week on upper King Street. The 124-room hotel, which opened...

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Crystal City BID votes to rename itself National Landing BID
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Crystal City BID votes to rename itself National Landing BID

The Crystal City Business Improvement District has voted to change its name to include National Landing, the branding for three Arlington and...

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Capital One Bank hopes to swap planned hotel for more office space on Tysons campus
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Capital One Bank hopes to swap planned hotel for more office space on Tysons campus

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF) already plans to build millions of square feet of office space at its Tysons headquarters campus - now, it...

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Kroger, Ocado to open high-tech fulfillment center in Frederick County
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Kroger, Ocado to open high-tech fulfillment center in Frederick County

Kroger Co. has plans to open a 350,000-square-foot robotic fulfillment center in Frederick County, bringing hundreds of new jobs to the region. The...

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Bob & Edith's Diner to franchise. It's the same size today that Five Guys was when it blew up.
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Bob & Edith's Diner to franchise. It's the same size today that Five Guys was when it blew up.

Northern Virginia dining staple Bob & Edith's Diner is recruiting investors to open franchise locations across the country. The chain, which...

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Amazon HQ2 construction begins with demolition of warehouse
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Amazon HQ2 construction begins with demolition of warehouse

Just a month after developers got the go-ahead from Arlington County, machines on Wednesday began picking apart the Metropolitan Park warehouse...

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As Starbucks expands in Wards 7 and 8, D.C. officials say their retail strategies are working
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As Starbucks expands in Wards 7 and 8, D.C. officials say their retail strategies are working

D. C. officials see Starbucks' decision to open its first D.C. drive-thru shop at Skyland Town Center - and another location in Anacostia - as...

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Brookfield hits pause on Pentagon City redevelopment
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Brookfield hits pause on Pentagon City redevelopment

Brookfield Properties has suspended plans to launch a major redevelopment of the Transportation Security Administration's headquarters in Pentagon...

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Howard Bank is exiting the mortgage business
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Howard Bank is exiting the mortgage business

so it can focus on commercial banking. Parent company Howard Bancorp Inc. disclosed in its fourth-quarter report Tuesday that it has entered into...

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Appeals court indefinitely bars demolition at McMillan site
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Appeals court indefinitely bars demolition at McMillan site

Don't expect to see any earth moving at the McMillan Sand Filtration Plant anytime soon - a D. C. court has barred any demolition on the site for...

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American Trucking Association picks timber add-on at 80 M St. for new HQ
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American Trucking Association picks timber add-on at 80 M St. for new HQ

The American Trucking Association is hitting the road again, but this time, it has chosen wood over concrete and steel. The ATA, the largest trade...

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Buzzy shoe startup Rothy's opens in Georgetown
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Buzzy shoe startup Rothy's opens in Georgetown

Rothy's, the shoe company that makes women's staple flats out of recycled plastic, has opened a rare brick-and-mortar store in Georgetown. The...

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Lidl opens two grocery stores in Baltimore County
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Lidl opens two grocery stores in Baltimore County

Baltimore's grocery scene is poised to grow by two stores Wednesday. German grocer Lidl, whose U. S. headquarters is in Arlington, is set to open...

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Mark Center office building in Alexandria to become residential
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Mark Center office building in Alexandria to become residential

A Mark Center office building in Alexandria is now set to be converted into apartments. D. C. real estate investment firm PRP LLC plans to convert...

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Inova seeking buyers for site by TSA's planned Springfield headquarters
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Inova seeking buyers for site by TSA's planned Springfield headquarters

Inova Health System is considering selling a 5-acre development site next to the Transportation Security Administration's planned Fairfax County...

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Skyland Town Center is getting D.C.'s first drive-thru Starbucks
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Skyland Town Center is getting D.C.'s first drive-thru Starbucks

The new tenants, which signed just a few months Rappaport landed Lidl as the project's grocery anchor, will join a CVS Pharmacy in the Ward 7...

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Merritt Properties expands to North Carolina
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Merritt Properties expands to North Carolina

Merritt Properties is expanding its reach southward. The Baltimore developer recently closed on 51 acres in Durham, North Carolina with plans to...

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Pinnacle Logistics will lay off 1,600 BWI-area workers. Amazon plans to hire them back.
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Pinnacle Logistics will lay off 1,600 BWI-area workers. Amazon plans to hire them back.

A trucking and aviation services contractor for Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) will lay off more than 1,600 employees at its BWI/Marshall Airpot location...

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Chuck Kuhn bought another farm, this one from the co-founder of Cisco Systems
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Chuck Kuhn bought another farm, this one from the co-founder of Cisco Systems

Chuck Kuhn, founder and CEO of Sterling's JK Moving Services, has bought a 305-acre farm near Purcellville from the co-founder of Cisco Systems ...

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Busboys & Poets eyes site in Baltimore near Johns Hopkins University
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Busboys & Poets eyes site in Baltimore near Johns Hopkins University

Busboys & Poets is headed to Baltimore. The D. C.-based restaurant-and-bookstore chain has plans to open at 9 E. 33rd St., near Johns Hopkins...

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Pamunkey tribe to develop casino in Richmond. What's the impact for MGM?
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Pamunkey tribe to develop casino in Richmond. What's the impact for MGM?

The Pamunkey Indian Tribe announced Friday plans to develop a $350 million resort and casino in Richmond, Virginia, a facility that could chip away...

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St. Elizabeths East has three more development opportunities available
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St. Elizabeths East has three more development opportunities available

D. C. officials are looking to push forward a new phase of development on the 180-acre St. Elizabeths East campus, with a heavy focus on adding new...

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AWS-adjacent office buildings in Herndon sell for $40.1M
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AWS-adjacent office buildings in Herndon sell for $40.1M

Two Herndon office buildings a stone's throw from Amazon Web Services' East Coast headquarters have sold for $40.1 million. A joint venture of...

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A push to cancel the D.C. Housing Authority's HQ redevelopment failed. But big concerns linger.
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A push to cancel the D.C. Housing Authority's HQ redevelopment failed. But big concerns linger.

A push to unwind the D. C. Housing Authority's redevelopment plans for its NoMa headquarters narrowly failed Thursday, leaving a long-awaited deal...

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One of the country’s largest salon chains to close more than 80 stores
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One of the country’s largest salon chains to close more than 80 stores

The parent company of Hair Cuttery, Bubbles, and other salon chains will close more than 80 locations around the country starting later in January....

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Alexandria is getting a location of this regional sushi chain
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Alexandria is getting a location of this regional sushi chain

Japanese restaurant Sushi Jin Next Door will open its third location in Greater Washington in Alexandria this May. Sushi Jin, which also has a...

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Amazon-inspired funding sources are fueling Alexandria's purchase of apartments for affordable housing
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Amazon-inspired funding sources are fueling Alexandria's purchase of apartments for affordable housing

Alexandria officials will buy a local apartment complex and convert some of it to affordable housing, relying on a pair of funding sources inspired...

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Residential moves into Liberty View development as demand for office languishes
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Residential moves into Liberty View development as demand for office languishes

Monumental Realty has the go-ahead to build a 300-unit residential building at its Liberty View development near the Franconia-Springfield Metro...

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Former Iranian ambassador's D.C. residence being primed for rent. Yes, you could live there.
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Former Iranian ambassador's D.C. residence being primed for rent. Yes, you could live there.

The State Department is renovating the former Iranian ambassador's D. C. residence at 3003 Massachusetts Ave. NW for use as rental property. The...

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LandDesign acquires D.C.-area engineering and landscape architecture firm
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LandDesign acquires D.C.-area engineering and landscape architecture firm

Fairfax engineering company BC Consultants has been acquired by LandDesign, the first acquisition by the Charlotte firm in its 42-year history BC,...

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