Arlington-based federal contractor Govini announced Monday that former Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert O. Work has been elected as chairman of its board of directors. Work served as the 32nd deputy defense secretary from 2014 to 2017. He was under secretary of the Navy from 2009 to 2013 and was also adjunct professor at George
Thoma Bravo to buy Exostar
Herndon-based tech company Exostar LLC announced Tuesday it will be acquired by private equity firm Thoma Bravo LLC. The transaction amount was not disclosed. Exostar is a cloud-based platform that allows companies to securely share information and operate with security compliance. The platform is used by more than 135,000 aerospace and defense organizations across 150
Northern Virginia and Richmond will remain at Phase One
Much of Virginia will enter Phase Two of Gov. Ralph Northam’s “Forward Virginia” reopening plan on Friday, with restaurants and gyms able to offer limited indoor service, the governor announced during his Tuesday news briefing. Northern Virginia and Richmond will remain at Phase One, however, Northam said, adding, “We need more time to monitor their
Aligned Energy LLC finished the first 60MW structure in 2019.
Plano, Texas-based data center infrastructure company Aligned Energy LLC has started construction on its second data center in Loudoun County’s Ashburn area, the company announced Tuesday. Aligned finished construction on its first 370,000-square-foot, 60-megawatt data in 2019. The new data center will add 513,000 square feet and 120 megawatts to the existing campus. “The first
The 53,430-square-foot building is 37% leased.
A medical office building in Fairfax County’s Merrifield area has sold for $4.6 million, Toronto, Canada-based commercial real estate company Avison Young Inc. announced Monday. The five-story, 53,430-square-foot building is 37% leased to several medical practices, says Avison Young Principal Jim Kornick, who led the sale on behalf of the seller, Harrison Street Real Estate.
Richard D. Calder had been with GTT Communications Inc. since 2007.
Richard D. Calder, president and CEO of McLean-based telecommunications company GTT Communications Inc., left the company on Monday, June 1. He had been the president and CEO since 2007. “We appreciate the many accomplishments Rick has achieved since joining GTT as CEO in May 2007 over 13 years ago,” H. Brian Thompson, GTT executive chairman,
Kent D. Farmer leaves Aug. 1, to be replaced by John D. Hewa
Fredericksburg-based Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) announced Tuesday that president and CEO Kent D. Farmer, who has served since 2004, will retire Aug. 1. He has been with the company for a total of 41 years. “It has been my honor and privilege to lead REC and to serve its membership for the past 16 years,”
Richmond businesses suffer looting, vandalism during protests
At 3:30 a.m. Sunday, May 30, Greg Milefsky stood in the middle of his store, Balance Bicycle Shop, on Richmond’s West Broad Street. The windows were broken, and the bikes — those for sale and ones left by customers for repair — were all gone. “People were coming in and stealing everything that was left,”
Dominion Energy Inc.'s former headquarters goes BOOM in downtown Richmond
Dominion Energy Inc.’s 1970s-era former headquarters made a big kaboom! Saturday morning as it was imploded in downtown Richmond, making way for a new office tower — although plans for the replacement building have not been finalized. Thousands of people gathered on bridges, hills and sidewalks to watch the spectacle, which was for many the
Colin Robinson has worked on the Virginia State Capitol, Altria Theater and Carpenter Theatre projects.
Construction industry veteran Colin Robinson — who’s had a hand in some of Richmond’s most prominent redevelopment projects, including the Virginia State Capitol, the Altria Theater and Carpenter Theatre — will head Gilbane Building Co.’s Richmond office. Robinson succeeds Matt Sarver, who will become the vice president and business unit leader at the company’s Washington,