Six hospitals continue to receive high scores in satisfaction survey
Virginia’s overall patient satisfaction rate dipped in a recently released nationwide survey, but a consistent group of hospitals in the commonwealth continues to receive high marks. The patient satisfaction scores come from the annual Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems conducted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Virginia results
State grant program encourages development in downtown districts.
The Suffolk Economic Development Authority has awarded a $15,000 state grant to Wall Street Cafe, which plans to open a new venture in the city. The two-story Wall Street Cafe building on Suffolk’s Washington Street will house a coffee shop on the first floor and a real estate and finance professional office on the second
The mortgage insurance deal is part of its effort in gain approval for China Oceanwide takeover.
Henrico County-based Genworth Financial Inc. has completed the sale of the majority stake in its Canadian mortgage insurance company. The sale of Genworth MI Canada Inc. to Brookfield Business Partners is part of Genworth’s effort to clear the way for its long-delayed takeover by China Oceanwide Holdings Group Co. Ltd. Brookfield paid $48.86 Canadian dollars (CAD)
It occupies 14,000 square feet in the 20-story Boro Tower.
Alion Science and Technology Corp., an engineering solutions provider for defense and intelligence agencies, has moved into its new headquarters at the Boro Tower in Tysons. Alion is leasing 14,000 square feet of space in the 20-story building, which was jointly developed by The Meridian Group and Rockefeller Group. Alion relocated from its previous headquarters at 1750
Chantilly firm is building its capabilities in the Dayton area.
Chantilly-based Centauri has acquired two companies in Dayton, Ohio. Centauri, which describes itself as a provider of high-end space, intelligence, directed energy and cyber solutions, did not disclose how much it paid for Design Knowledge Co. (TDKC) and PreTalen Ltd. TDKC’s business involves microelectronics trust and assurance, space domain awareness and advanced visualization for enhanced situational awareness. PreTalen’s
Michael C. Riordan is a former co-chief executive officer of Prisma Health.
Mechanicsville-based Owens & Minor Inc. has named Michael C. Riordan, a former co-chief executive officer of Prisma Health, to its board of directors. Owens & Minor is a Fortune 500 medical distribution company with 17,000 employees in 90 countries. Riordan, 61, served as chief executive for the Greenville Health System from 2006 to 2016, when
The region posted 192,000 positions in a 12-month period
The Washington, D.C., metro area led the nation in open IT jobs over a 12-month period, according to an industry survey. The Washington region, which includes Northern Virginia, ranked No. 11 overall in CompTIA’s Tech Town Index 2019. The index identifies the 20 metro areas with populations of more than 250,000 where demand for tech
The 383,628-square-foot speculative building is scheduled for completion in 2021.
Construction is beginning on a 25-story speculative office tower in Tysons. The 383,628-square-foot building, to be called Tysons Central, is being developed by the Potomac, Maryland, real estate investment firm Foulger-Pratt and San Antonio-based USAA Real Estate. Completion of the $200 million building is expected in 2021. It will be located near the Greensboro Metro