Commercial real estate round up, 10/11/10
October 11, 2010 6:00 AM
Several Virginia companies are ramping up expansions, by leasing additional space, opening new headquarters or buying real estate.
General Dynamics unit wins $400 million Navy contract
October 08, 2010 5:04 PM
General Dynamics Electric Boat to provide nuclear submarine support
Community college receives grant for new regional center
October 07, 2010 6:23 PM
Tidewater Community College will be part of consortium that will create the NSF Southeast MARitime and Transportation (SMART) Center.
Mortgage rates continue to fall to record lows
October 07, 2010 6:01 PM
The average 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage fell to another record low this week of 4.27 percent, according to Freddie Mac.
Access National made most SBA loans in Washington region
October 07, 2010 6:00 PM
Access National Bank of Reston made more U.S. Small Business Administration-backed loans to small businesses in the Washington, D.C., region in the past 12 months than any other bank, according to the SBA.
Greene Turtle Franchise to bring five new sports bar and grill restaurants to Fairfax
October 06, 2010 6:38 PM
Maryland-based Greene Turtle Franchising Corp. has signed an agreement that will bring five sports bar and grill restaurants to Fairfax County.
Eastern Mennonite University to add solar roof to its library
October 06, 2010 6:12 PM
The 104-kilowatt project will be the largest solar project in Virginia
Hilton Worldwide announces new agreement with Microsoft
October 06, 2010 5:56 PM
McLean-based Hilton Worldwide, a lodging industry giant, announced a major new deal with Microsoft Tuesday that will use the software company’s platforms at Hilton’s 3,600 properties around the world.
Virginia Tech ranks high in research expenditure growth
October 06, 2010 5:12 PM
Research spending has increased at a compound average growth rate of 8.1 percent in the past five years