Pepco and Exelon executives told a roundtable and networking gathering of more than 160 D.C.-area business leaders that as a result of the two utility companies' proposed merger, local minority- and women-owned businesses will benefit from new and expanded opportunities.
City officials and the Skyland Town Center developer told frustrated Southeast residents Thursday they will continue to search for a retailer to replace Wal-Mart after the company announced it will not be building a store in Ward 7.
Hundreds of people turned out for the Radio One "Career Showcase" presented by MGM.
Wal-Mart's announcement that it is backing out of plans to build two stores in D.C.'s Ward 7 effectively eliminated the creation of hundreds of local jobs and squashed hopes of millions of dollars in tax revenue coming into District coffers.
MGM officials hoisted a tree and popped a bottle of champagne Wednesday at Maryland's National Harbor to celebrate the final construction stages of its casino resort opening later this year.
Wal-Mart is backing out of plans to build two stores in D.C.'s Ward 7 as part of a series of worldwide cutbacks the retail giant announced Friday, a decision that rankled city officials and residents alike.
Access to capital and wealth is pivotal to increasing entrepreneurial opportunity. In turn, increasing business, is an essential ingredient for directing community resources. It is with this in mind that the Prince George's Chamber of Commerce announces a campaign that ...
More than 100 small-business owners from Prince George's County were treated Monday with advice from legendary Washington Redskins running back Larry Brown on growing a successful business.
Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Jim Coleman announced Monday a new initiative aiming to decrease Prince George's County's poverty rate during a job fair for MGM and Whiting Turner at EDC headquarters in Largo, Maryland.
After a little less than two years at the helm, Harry Wingo, the former president and CEO for the DC Chamber of Commerce, has voluntarily resigned his post to pursue other opportunities.
In a strategic effort to continue the movement of "Black-on-Black economics" — circulating dollars in the black community to every extent possible — a group of black male entrepreneurs led by the U.S. Black Chambers Inc. has opened accounts with ...
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has appointed local businessman Andy Shallal to serve as chair of the Workforce Investment Council, a private sector-led board responsible for advising the mayor and city government officials on investments and strategies for the city's workforce ...
Prince George's County's Economic Development Corp. will assist MGM National Harbor in filling more than 200 jobs.
Even with the political and social gains made in recent decades, many black families across the country remain mired in debt and generational poverty. Experts and common folk alike agree that a substantial change in the status quo will require ...
The D.C.-area African-American real estate community convened Thursday in the District to honor those who have paved a way for economic development throughout the region.