Commercial real estate roundup, 2/14/11
February 14, 2011 5:30 AM
A new mixed-use project for East Falls Church gets a green light while a warehouse complex in Portsmouth renews a major lease. This and other real estate news from around the state:
Richmond named a Top 10 city for filmmakers
February 11, 2011 5:54 PM
MovieMaker Magazine, one of the country’s premier publications for filmmakers, says Richmond is one of the ten best cities in the country to “live, work and make movies.”
Hilton Worldwide plans a $1.8 million expansion in Fairfax County
February 11, 2011 5:51 PM
Less than two years after Hilton Worldwide relocated its corporate headquarters from Beverly Hills to Fairfax County, it announced an expansion Friday that will bring more new jobs to Northern Virginia.
Mortgage rates rise above 5 percent for the first time since April
February 10, 2011 6:24 PM
Mortgage rates rose this week on the heels of positive economic news, according to Freddie Mac’s weekly mortgage rate survey.
Mason Inn Conference Center takes gold
February 10, 2011 5:46 PM
The Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel at George Mason University became the first hotel in Virginia to gain gold certification under LEED guidelines.
Alpha Natural Resources revenues up, profit down
February 09, 2011 11:33 PM
Coal supplier Alpha Natural Resources reported an 11 percent increase in coal revenues in the fourth quarter, but profit fell 40 percent on higher production expenses and costs associated with its previous acquisition of Foundation Coal Holdings.
Virginia Natural Gas seeking permission for rate increase
February 09, 2011 6:30 AM
Virginia Natural Gas is seeking permission to increase its rates for the first time since 1996.
Alexandria is for Lovers
February 08, 2011 3:17 PM
Looking to swoon your loved one this Valentine’s Day? Maybe you should head to Alexandria — deemed the most romantic city in America for the second year in a row.