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April 4, 2014

If you are a young professional working in Washington, D.C., one thing you’ve probably noticed by now is that there is a fairly large gap between your monthly income and the city’s monthly rent requirements. Not everyone can afford the “luxury” apartments in Foggy Bottom, Georgetown, or Dupont Circle; so what’s a cash-strapped young professional to do?

March 14, 2014

We recently released an article about the Top 5 Worst Markets for Office Space in the D.C. area. Those areas had the highest vacancy rates in the Washington, D.C. area according to a Transwestern report.

Demand for Class-C and Class-B office space is at near all-time lows and at the same time tenants are adamant about leasing Class-A office space. In some sub markets the demand is so great that Class-A office space available is now below 1 percent.

March 14, 2014

We recently released an article about the Top 5 Worst Markets for Office Space in the D.C. area. Those areas had the highest vacancy rates in the Washington, D.C. area according to a Transwestern report.

Demand for Class-C and Class-B office space is at near all-time lows and at the same time tenants are adamant about leasing Class-A office space. In some sub markets the demand is so great that Class-A office space available is now below 1 percent.

February 13, 2014

In the world of commercial office space, a market with a vacancy rate of 10 percent is considered stable; anything below that percentage is to be coveted.  Logically, developers should flock to a market with a low office inventory, especially one with short supply of Class-A office space.  After all, someone is leasing all that space right?

February 13, 2014

In the world of commercial office space, a market with a vacancy rate of 10 percent is considered stable; anything below that percentage is to be coveted.  Logically, developers should flock to a market with a low office inventory, especially one with short supply of Class-A office space.  After all, someone is leasing all that space right?

February 7, 2014

Germantown, Maryland is the farthest north of Montgomery County’s commercial centers, it’s also the smallest and youngest in terms of commercial development but that is quickly changing. With approximately 3 million square feet of office space, Germantown has been one of the county’s bright spots in terms of commercial development in the last couple of years.

February 7, 2014

Germantown, Maryland is the farthest north of Montgomery County’s commercial centers, it’s also the smallest and youngest in terms of commercial development but that is quickly changing. With approximately 3 million square feet of office space, Germantown has been one of the county’s bright spots in terms of commercial development in the last couple of years.

January 6, 2012

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August 11, 2015

A collaboration has formed in Montgomery County’s life sciences industry, Germantown-based Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON) and Rockville-based Synthetic Biologics Inc (NYSE: MKT) announced that the two companies will pursue an innovative biotherapeutics treatment for Phenylketonuria.

Phenylketonuria is a rare disease passed down genetically and happens at birth. Infants are born without the ability to properly break down an amino acid called phenylalanine. Symptoms include lighter skin and hair, seizures and abnormal motor and mental skills.

August 11, 2015

A collaboration has formed in Montgomery County’s life sciences industry, Germantown-based Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON) and Rockville-based Synthetic Biologics Inc (NYSE: MKT) announced that the two companies will pursue an innovative biotherapeutics treatment for Phenylketonuria.

Phenylketonuria is a rare disease passed down genetically and happens at birth. Infants are born without the ability to properly break down an amino acid called phenylalanine. Symptoms include lighter skin and hair, seizures and abnormal motor and mental skills.

August 10, 2015

Germantown, Md-based IntrexonCorporation (NYSE: XON) continues to fuel its growth by buying viable biotechnology companies. This time the bioindustrial focused company has entered an agreement to purchase Oxitec, a spin off from Oxford University in the United Kingdom, founded in 2002.

Oxitec uses genetic engineering to control insect pests and protect crops. The technonolgy is particulary focused on control the mosquitoes and the diseases they spread.

July 24, 2015

Germantown, Md-based Neuralstem, Inc (Nasdaq: CUR) shares rose more 7 percent Thursday, opening at $1.75 a share and closing at $1.93 share.

The spike in the stock price was related to news that the company won a ruling in its favor for a patent infringement case.

Neuralstem was the defendant in the case filed against it by Palo Alto, Calif-based StemCells, Inc. The case was dismissed by the U.S. Federal District Court for the District of Maryland.

July 14, 2015

Next week the Montgomery County Planning Department will review several new additions proposed for the Milestone Businesses Park in Germantown. The developer Matan has big changes planned for surface parking and empty lots at the office complex.

Despite having major leasing success for the office buildings in the northern edges of Montgomery County, Matan wants to introduce new use types that would drastically change the environment.

July 14, 2015

Next week the Montgomery County Planning Department will review several new additions proposed for the Milestone Businesses Park in Germantown. The developer Matan has big changes planned for surface parking and empty lots at the office complex.

Despite having major leasing success for the office buildings in the northern edges of Montgomery County, Matan wants to introduce new use types that would drastically change the environment.

July 14, 2015

Germantown, Md-based Qiagen Sciences (NASDAQ: QGEN) has received Food and Drug Adminstration approval to market it's therascreen EGFR testing kit in the United States.

April 23, 2014

If you are a young professional working in Washington, D.C., one thing you’ve probably noticed by now is that there is a fairly large gap between your monthly income and the city’s monthly rent requirements. Not everyone can afford the “luxury” apartments in Foggy Bottom, Georgetown, or Dupont Circle; so what’s a cash-strapped young professional to do?

April 23, 2014

If you are a young professional working in Washington, D.C., one thing you’ve probably noticed by now is that there is a fairly large gap between your monthly income and the city’s monthly rent requirements. Not everyone can afford the “luxury” apartments in Foggy Bottom, Georgetown, or Dupont Circle; so what’s a cash-strapped young professional to do?

February 21, 2014

The Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport had a total of 22,498,353 commercial passengers flow through its gates in 2013 making it – once again – the busiest airport in the Washington, D.C. area.

February 21, 2014

The Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport had a total of 22,498,353 commercial passengers flow through its gates in 2013 making it – once again – the busiest airport in the Washington, D.C. area.

February 19, 2014

Fulton, Maryland-based Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX) has made another large acquisition; less than three years after purchasing Charter International PLC in September 2011 for $2.4 billion.

February 19, 2014

Fulton, Maryland-based Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX) has made another large acquisition; less than three years after purchasing Charter International PLC in September 2011 for $2.4 billion.

October 5, 2011

The new Holy Cross Hospital will be located on the Montgomery College Germantown Campus

With a potential 1,500 new jobs on the way, Montgomery County Government sought it fit to ensure a successful launch of a new 93-bed Holy Cross Hospital proposed for the Germantown area of the County.

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett announced that the planned Holy Cross Hospital is the first Strategic Economic Development Project. To make it official Leggett signed Executive Order 173-11, Designation of Strategic Economic Development Projects.

October 5, 2011

The new Holy Cross Hospital will be located on the Montgomery College Germantown Campus

With a potential 1,500 new jobs on the way, Montgomery County Government sought it fit to ensure a successful launch of a new 93-bed Holy Cross Hospital proposed for the Germantown area of the County.

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett announced that the planned Holy Cross Hospital is the first Strategic Economic Development Project. To make it official Leggett signed Executive Order 173-11, Designation of Strategic Economic Development Projects.

June 24, 2011

Qiagen N.V. with U.S. divisions in Germantown and Gaithersburg has extended an offer to purchase France based Ipsogen S.A.

Qiagen N.V. with U.S. divisions in Germantown and Gaithersburg has extended an offer to purchase France based Ipsogen S.A.

The exclusive negotiations include a 47% preliminary stake, afterwards, Qiagen plans to purchase the remaining shares in Ipsogen.

Ipsogen is a cancer profiler, the company develops tests that guide patients and doctors through mapping diseases. The purchase fits in with Qiagen which also develops tests in the form of sample and assay technologies which help biomedical researchers and companies process and isolate DNA, RNA and proteins.