Local Business


Industrial Bank Offering Small Business Grants

One of the most respected financial institutions in the Washington Metropolitan area has earmarked $80,000 in the form of five grants in order to help local small businesses get a leg up on the competition.

Sisters Partner to Tantalize with Tasty Treats in Edgewater

On a typical afternoon, the Sisters Torres are busy at work at their Edgewater bakery, Cake Artista.

Bowser Woos Business Community

At a Dec. 11 D.C. Chamber of Commerce breakfast, Muriel Bowser told the 450 guests at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center that local businesses and the private sector are critical partners in any of the city's future growth.

Wal-Mart Signs Lease for Skyland Town Center Location in SE

Wal-Mart signed a lease to open a location at the Skyland Town Center in Southeast D.C., Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced Tuesday, part of a revitalization project more than a decade in the making.

Dallas Popcorn Soon to Be Stocked on Costco's Shelves

Popcorn has become one of America's favorite snack foods. And with a little ingenuity and a lot of hard work, one local businesswoman said she's finally "popping her way to success."

Famous Dave's Restaurant Opens at Boulevard in Prince George's

Prince George's County officials and community members converged on Largo for Monday's grand opening and "rib cutting" ceremony for a Famous Dave's restaurant at The Boulevard at Capital Centre, part of the revitalization underway at the Boulevard.

Skyland Workforce Center Opens in SE

The Skyland Workforce Center in D.C.'s Congress Heights neighborhood opened for business this week, the latest sign of progress in the burgeoning Southeast community.

Small-Business Owners Poised for Nov. 29 Sales

When it comes to success with small businesses, Areta Prince, owner of two popular clothing and jewelry boutiques in Prince George's County, counts among one of the most savvy of entrepreneurs.

Foreign Investors Consider Options in Southeast D.C.

Leaders from a economic development corporation in Southeast have stepped up efforts to bring jobs and money to their community.

Busboys and Poets, Southeast Organization Announces New Location, Culinary Institute

The Far Southeast Family Strengthening Collaborative and Busboys and Poets formally announced Wednesday a partnership that will result in a restaurant and hospitality and culinary leadership training institute in Ward 8 on Martin Luther King Avenue SE.

Industrial Bank Thanks Supporters

To say "thank you" for 80 years of the community's support, one historic bank held a party that few will ever forget.

Industrial Bank Celebrates 80th Anniversary, Launches Small-Business Initiative

Industrial Bank will mark its 80th anniversary with a celebration Monday at the Arena Stage in Southwest D.C.

MGM National Harbor Seeks College Students for Intern, Managerial Programs

MGM National Harbor, LLC, a subsidiary of MGM Resorts International, announced Monday it is accepting applications from current students and recent college graduates for the 2015 sessions of MGM Resorts International's Hospitality Internship and Management Associate programs.

D.C. Chamber Spotlights Honorees at Gala

The DC Chamber of Commerce recognized seven honorees at its annual Choice Awards & Gala for their exceptional contributions to the growth of the District.

Harry Wingo: The New Voice for the DC Chamber

When a person has vision, skills and the determination, success comes much easier. Perhaps that's why business leaders in the District have placed their faith in Harry Wingo, the new leader of the DC Chamber of Commerce.