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A California medical supply company is suing McLean-based Chain Bridge Bank, alleging the bank was responsible for destroying the company’s reputation and making it lose a $600 million state contract for personal protective equipment. In the lawsuit, Blue Flame Medical claims that Chain Bridge Bank told California officials that Blue Flame could be “fraudulent,” leading
Commercial real estate firms adapt workplaces for pandemic life
For those returning to the office after months of working remotely, the novel coronavirus has turned the workplace into a potential microbial minefield. What danger lurks on the surface of the break room table? What invisible pathogens spread silently through the vents of the HVAC system? And what of the frequently used door handles and
Banks accuse credit unions of unfairly encroaching on their territory
The battle between banks and credit unions is flaring up again and it could wind up before the Supreme Court of Virginia. Bankers say nonprofit credit unions are morphing into roles that look like traditional banks, becoming larger than many community banks while facing lighter tax and regulatory burdens, giving the credit unions an unfair
Arlington aims to become new and improved Silicon Valley
Arlington County encompasses an area of just 26 square miles, making it geographically the smallest self-governing county in America. But in many ways, it is the mouse that roars. In November 2018, Arlington snagged the biggest economic prize in Virginia — and possibly U.S. — history when Amazon.com Inc. announced it would build its $2.5