Commercial real estate round up, 6/21/10
June 21, 2010 6:00 AM
Real estate sales are ticking up in Virginia, and a full-service hotel opens in Sterling. This and other real estate news from around the state:
Freddie Mac announces relief for Gulf Coast borrowers affected by oil spill
June 18, 2010 4:13 PM
Borrowers may not be penalized for late payments because of effects of the oil spill on their incomes.
Hilton Worldwide announces money back guarantee for Gulf Coast guests
June 17, 2010 5:20 PM
Hilton Worldwide will receive a 100 percent refund for guests staying in any of its Gulf Coast properties if they canceled their trip because of the oil spill.
State to provide $800,000 to James Madison University for wind-training facility
June 17, 2010 4:54 PM
Virginia will provide $800,000 in funding for the development of a wind energy facility at James Madison University.
AT&T continues to expand 3g wireless network in Virginia
June 17, 2010 3:45 PM
AT&T has activated two new 3g cell sites in Suffolk as part of its continuing efforts to extend its wireless network in Virginia.
McDonough Bolyard Peck Inc. will work on $1 billion Midtown Tunnel
June 17, 2010 1:18 PM
McDonough Bolyard Peck Inc. has been selected as part of the program management team that will oversee a $1 billion Midtown Tunnel project in Hampton Roads.
Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae delisting from NYSE
June 17, 2010 6:58 AM
McLean-based mortgage giant Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae were ordered to delist from the New York Stock Exchange by their federal regulator.
CSC receives $135 million contract to support aircraft carriers
June 17, 2010 6:56 AM
Falls Church-based CSC has received a contract estimated at $135 million to support the design and construction of aircraft carriers for the U.S. Navy.
SAIC receives contract worth up to $75 million from Defense Business Transformation Agency
June 17, 2010 6:53 AM
Science Applications International Corp. has received a prime contract to provide technical support for the Defense Business Transformation Agency’s Enterprise Planning & Investment (EP&I) Directorate. The directorate offers information to the agency on transforming business efforts.