Commercial real estate roundup, 4/11/11
April 11, 2011 6:30 AM
CityCenterDC, a massive mixed-use project, breaks ground thanks to equity financing from a Qatar-based real estate investment entity. This and other real estate news from around the state:
Raytheon Technical Services receives NSF contract extension
April 11, 2011 6:21 AM
Raytheon Technical Services Co. LLC has received a one-year contract extension from the National Science Foundation worth $157 million.
Poll gives early nod to Allen over Kaine in possible Senate race matchup
April 07, 2011 7:09 PM
Survey of 360 registered voters shows Republican George Allen leading Democrat Tim Kaine 45 percent to 32 percent, with 23 percent undecided.
Businesses show concern for a possible government shutdown
April 07, 2011 5:49 PM
A possible government shutdown has already affected regional businesses, according to a new survey.
McDonnell signs economic development initiatives
April 07, 2011 5:47 PM
Gov. Bob McDonnell has signed the first part of his “Opportunity at Work” legislative package, as well as other economic development legislation.
Beer brewery wins top award for environmental excellence
April 06, 2011 6:49 PM
The recycling and sustainability program at MillerCoors Shenandoah Brewery won a top state award Wednesday.
Smithfield Foods considers bid for controlling interest in Spanish food company
April 06, 2011 2:39 PM
The acquisition would give Smithfield Foods an 87.6 percent controlling interest in Campofrio Food Group, a major European packaged meats company
Jones Lang LaSalle offers mobile access to its real estate research
April 06, 2011 2:36 PM
Jones Lang LaSalle unveiled Wednesday what it says is the first iPhone app to provide searchable access to global commercial real estate research.
Construction employment ticks up, but overall conditions remain weak
April 06, 2011 2:20 PM
Jobs added in 141 of 337 metro areas, including Richmond and Northern Virginia