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Hickok Cole to move from Georgetown to Foulger-Pratt project near Union Market
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Hickok Cole to move from Georgetown to Foulger-Pratt project near Union Market

Architecture firm Hickok Cole has reached a deal to leave Georgetown for space on the top two floors of a new office-and-retail building being...

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Amazon is sitting on billions in cash. What could it buy? Just about anything it wants.
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Amazon is sitting on billions in cash. What could it buy? Just about anything it wants.

Ending the first quarter with $27.2 billion in cash and cash equivalents during an economic downturn puts Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) in a...

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Boston Properties provides updates on May office rent collected
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Boston Properties provides updates on May office rent collected

Boston Properties says that it collected 97% of its May office rent - the source of the vast majority of its revenue - across its 51.8 million...

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Redevelopment of Rosslyn's RCA building back on with new developer
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Redevelopment of Rosslyn's RCA building back on with new developer

There's a new effort afoot to redevelop Rosslyn's RCA building after previous plans fell through two years ago. Jefferson Apartment Group is...

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One of Greater Washington's largest office landlords outlines its back-to-work 'blueprint'
News 2 days ago
One of Greater Washington's largest office landlords outlines its back-to-work 'blueprint'

JBG Smith Properties (NYSE: JBGS) has issued a "blueprint" for tenants in its 11 million-square-foot operating portfolio so as not to catch them...

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The Meridian Group pitches major expansion to The Boro in Tysons
News 5 days ago
The Meridian Group pitches major expansion to The Boro in Tysons

More than a year after first floating the prospect, The Meridian Group has applied to Fairfax County for permission to add another 1 million square...

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JBG Smith pushes back against Parking Management bankruptcy funding
News 5 days ago
JBG Smith pushes back against Parking Management bankruptcy funding

An affiliate of JBG Smith Properties (NYSE: JBGS) has asked a federal judge to block Parking Management Inc. from using parking fees generated from...

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D.C. agency will move to Minnesota Ave. NE after Bowser ordered departments to look east of the Anacostia
News 6 days ago
D.C. agency will move to Minnesota Ave. NE after Bowser ordered departments to look east of the Anacostia

D. C.'s Department of General Services will move its headquarters to a development along Minnesota Ave. NE, making it the first agency to commit to...

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Montgomery County may massively reduce development moratoriums
News 6 days ago
Montgomery County may massively reduce development moratoriums

Automatic prohibitions on new residential development could become a thing of the past across most of Montgomery County under a proposal backed by...

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Long before coronavirus, Downtown D.C. set new office, retail vacancy records in 2019
News 6 days ago
Long before coronavirus, Downtown D.C. set new office, retail vacancy records in 2019

Downtown D. C. suffered a bit of a setback last year, notching another record-high office vacancy rate and experiencing a decline in both...

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Anacostia's Nubian Hueman faces the pandemic
News 1 week ago
Anacostia's Nubian Hueman faces the pandemic

In a darkened D. C. storage unit, a pile of unopened boxes wait for what comes next. The hundreds of T-shirts and tote bags are months past their...

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Pacers Running's Chris Farley thinks his shoe empire can weather the pandemic
News 1 week ago
Pacers Running's Chris Farley thinks his shoe empire can weather the pandemic

Just this month, Pacers Running helped donate a couple thousand pairs of shoes to Virginia Hospital Center. That act of charity surprised owner...

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Howard County loosens restrictions on salons, retail and religious gatherings
News 1 week ago
Howard County loosens restrictions on salons, retail and religious gatherings

About 18,000 workers in Howard County, Maryland, can resume work this Friday, when hair salons and retail have the OK to reopen at 50% capacity and...

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Pandora Jewelry president on reopening stores, state of retail
News 1 week ago
Pandora Jewelry president on reopening stores, state of retail

Pandora Jewelry got an early look at how massive the impact of Covid-19 would be when the disease was in China. As the pandemic continued to make...

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Amazon's landlord plans to give this HQ2 building a face-lift — and a new name
News 1 week ago
Amazon's landlord plans to give this HQ2 building a face-lift — and a new name

JBG Smith Properties (NYSE: JBGS) is looking to revamp, rebrand and add more leasable space to its Crystal Drive office campus, including one...

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From bankruptcies to rent relief, here's how retail landlords can prep for the Covid-19 fallout
News 1 week ago
From bankruptcies to rent relief, here's how retail landlords can prep for the Covid-19 fallout

The D. C. area began seeing the fallout for Pier 1 during the past year, with several local stores holding clearance sales and a few closings - and...

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Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust has 'substantial doubt' about its future
News 1 week ago
Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust has 'substantial doubt' about its future

The owner of two major Greater Washington shopping malls is unsure whether it will be in business 12 months from now as the Covid-19 crisis has...

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Local leaders had big plans for affordable housing funds. But the coronavirus crushed them.
News 1 week ago
Local leaders had big plans for affordable housing funds. But the coronavirus crushed them.

Michelle Winters of the Alliance for Housing Solutions expects funding delays of at least a year. Nina Janopaul believed 2021 would be a big year...

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Family Matters: This power (washing) father and son finally adjusted to working together. Now they face a new challenge.
News 1 week ago
Family Matters: This power (washing) father and son finally adjusted to working together. Now they face a new challenge.

To a window washer, social distancing is part of the job. Hanging off the side of a building, glass separating the technician and the inside...

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A Maryland notice says Under Armour is closing a warehouse. UA says that's an error.
News 1 week ago
A Maryland notice says Under Armour is closing a warehouse. UA says that's an error.

Under Armour Inc. does not plan to close its distribution center in Sparrows Point in Baltimore County despite a notice with the Maryland...

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D.C. officials see more big problems with the Union Station expansion project. But they worry the feds aren't listening.
News 2 weeks ago
D.C. officials see more big problems with the Union Station expansion project. But they worry the feds aren't listening.

Union Station neighbors, D. C. leaders and one prominent developer are frustrated because they believe federal officials aren't listening to their...

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Mayor Muriel Bowser pitches affordable housing tax breaks in D.C.'s wealthiest neighborhoods
News 2 weeks ago
Mayor Muriel Bowser pitches affordable housing tax breaks in D.C.'s wealthiest neighborhoods

D. C. Mayor Muriel Bowser wants to offer tax breaks to incentivize construction of affordable housing in some of the District's wealthiest...

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Jeff Bezos the trillionaire? And Amazon builds out Covid-19 testing capacity.
News 2 weeks ago
Jeff Bezos the trillionaire? And Amazon builds out Covid-19 testing capacity.

Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos put in a surprise appearance at the groundbreaking of the online retail giant's $1.5 billion air services hub at...

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Pier 1 closing all stores, Md. distribution center as part of national ‘wind-down'
News 2 weeks ago
Pier 1 closing all stores, Md. distribution center as part of national ‘wind-down'

Texas-based home furnishings retailer Pier 1 will close the remainder of its D. C.-area stores as well as a regional distribution center in...

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Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe leaving Dupont Circle, Steve Salis says
News 2 weeks ago
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe leaving Dupont Circle, Steve Salis says

Coronavirus or no, Steve Salis has made up his mind: Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe is moving out of its Dupont Circle home. Salis, the co-founder...

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Ballston Macy's site being offered for sale, redevelopment
News 2 weeks ago
Ballston Macy's site being offered for sale, redevelopment

The Macy's department store in Ballston is being offered for sale and possible redevelopment as the national retailer moves forward with plans to...

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Saul Centers reports 'many' tenants seeking rent deferrals. They're getting them.
News 2 weeks ago
Saul Centers reports 'many' tenants seeking rent deferrals. They're getting them.

One of Greater Washington's largest shopping center owners has agreed to work with its retail tenants to defer rent to provide "temporary relief"...

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CIT campus' new owners hope to create Northern Virginia's next 'it' place
News 2 weeks ago
CIT campus' new owners hope to create Northern Virginia's next 'it' place

Jeff Young envisions riders exiting the Innovation Center station along the second phase of Metro's Silver Line near Herndon and encountering a...

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Office reopening during Covid-19 takes planning, HR involvement
News 2 weeks ago
Office reopening during Covid-19 takes planning, HR involvement

With companies moving toward the eventual reopening of physical office spaces during the Covid-19 pandemic, human resources leaders are facing a...

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Dunkin’ defers rent payments for 900 franchise locations
News 3 weeks ago
Dunkin’ defers rent payments for 900 franchise locations

Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. waived up to a month's worth of rental payments for its 900 franchisees, and allowed those properties to defer an...

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