Local Business


Wizards, Mystics Make Southeast New Home

After years of speculation and presumably countless hours of meetings, a deal has been brokered that will bring a $55 million project to Southeast, affecting the local economy by an estimated $90 million.

Businesses Push For Minimum Wage Hike

Hundreds of businesses and organizations — including those in the District — are signing the online petition, "Business for a Fair Minimum Wage statement" and actively pushing for raises locally and nationally.

Prince George's County Summer Employment Showcase

As a close to the summer and a welcome to the new school year, the Prince George’s County Youth CareerConnect Program recently hosted its Summer Showcase at Bladensburg High School.

Businesses, Residents Excited, Anxious About Wharf Project

Hop off of the train at the Waterfront Metro stop, walk down by the marina and popular Washington fish market and take in the sights of a newly changing neighborhood.

Pop-Ups Improve Economic Health of D.C.

In a donated storefront located right off the NoMa Gallaudet U Metro station in northeast Washington is a bargain.

Boutique on the Hill Celebrates 2nd Year

The only African-American-owned and -operated women's clothing boutique on Capitol Hill ushers in a new era of business opportunity and upward mobility for the District's most precious real estate.

Exelon, Pepco Say Merger Deal Isn't Dead Yet

Pepco and Exelon vowed Monday to retool their rejected $6.8 million merger proposal, contending that D.C.'s rebuff of the deal is leaving on the table "hundreds of millions of dollars in direct financial benefits" for the region.

D.C. Rejects Pepco-Exelon Merger

Exelon Corp's $6.8 billion bid for Pepco Holdings Inc. has been rejected by D.C.'s Public Service Commission.

Logan Gaskill Named Human Resources VP for National Harbor Casino

Logan Gaskill has been named vice president of human resources for upcoming National Harbor casino resort in Prince George's County, where he'll be responsible for recruiting and hiring a workforce of about 3,600 new employees, MGM announced Thursday.

Maryland Counties Celebrate 'Hiring Revolution'

They are calling it a pathway out of poverty and a game changer.

Prince George's to Give Another $20M Toward Purple Line Project

Prince George's County officials announced Friday an additional $20 million in county funds would go toward the Purple Line project, taking another step closer to the construction of the 16-mile light-rail system.

MGM to Allow Metro Buses at National Harbor Casino Resort

MGM will add a bus stop in front of the upcoming National Harbor casino resort after originally planning to prohibit public buses from the facility, officials said.

Job Placement Program a Major Success

When Events DC announced the launch of the Washington Marriot Marquis Jobs Training Program in collaboration with Goodwill of Greater Washington and a coalition of community-based organizations, only the overly optimistic could have envisioned the program working so well. Count ...

D.C. Wins $50K in Federal Entrepreneurship Initiative

The White House on Tuesday selected the District of Columbia as a winner in the 2015 Startup in a Day — Start Small Model prize competition.

Neil Albert Named Top Exec of Downtown D.C. BID

Neil Albert, a former deputy mayor and major political and business figure in the District, will be the next executive director of Downtown D.C. Business Improvement District, the Washington Business Journal reported Thursday.