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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.

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?

September 6, 2011

Baltimore-based Under Armour Inc (NYSE:UA) rose passed $68 a share in afternoon trading, subsequent to staying below Friday's close for most of the trading day. Many local stocks were in negative territory during the September 6th trading session continuing a downward trend from Friday's overall session slump based on virtually zero job creation in the U.S. economy. The markets were closed on September 5th in observance of the Labor Day Holiday.

June 29, 2011

At the 2011 BIO International Convention being held throughout this week in Washington, D.C., Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett made a special announcement for the funding of a tax credit exclusively for biotechs.  

"...Montgomery County will provide a local fund of one million dollars in biotech credit for those businesses in Montgomery County" declared Leggett in front of an audience at the Bio Maryland exhibit.

August 13, 2015

Inc., has released it's annual list of the 5000 fastest growing companies for 2015. The list commonly known as the “Inc 500” measures the growth of U.S.-based private companies between 2011 and 2014 with a minimum revenue of $100,000 in 2011 and minimum revenue of $2 million for 2014. Inc's revenue tracking requirement for companies started in March 2011.

August 7, 2015

A for-profit university offering post-secondary education services is expanding into a newly renovated building in Montgomery County’s largest office market in North Rockville.

With headquarters in a far-flung suburban area like Herndon, Va, Strayer University has attracted commuters with full-time jobs that require flexibility but also the possibility of earning a degree to boost their career and jobs prospects.

August 4, 2015

Bethesda once again topped the list of the “most educated places in America” according to personal finance data site, NerdWallet.

99 percent of residents have a high school diploma or associate degree and 81 percent of residents have a bachelor’s degree, they are the highest percentages in the United States.

Potomac came in as number three on the list with 98 percent holding a high school diploma or associate degree and 81 percent having obtained a bachelor’s degree.

July 13, 2015

Rockville-based developer, Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE: FRT) has lured an experiential entertainment company to open it's first location in Maryland.

Ifly Indoor Skydiving will be landing at The Avenue at White Marsh. A newly constructed 6,000 square foot building will become Ifly's new base in Baltimore County and is expected to open mid-2016.

All Ifly locations have a unique building design and locations reach as far as Australia. White Marsh would be the Austin-based company's 28th facility.

February 17, 2015

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan stated during his first state of state address, that there is a mass exodus of tax payers, packing their bags and moving to other states. “Our economy is floundering, and too many Marylanders have been struggling just to get by,”… “We’ve had the largest mass exodus of taxpayers fleeing our state, of any state in our region and one of the worst in the nation.” said Governor Hogan.

February 16, 2015

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan stated during his first state of state address, that there is a mass exodus of tax payers, packing their bags and moving to other states. “Our economy is floundering, and too many Marylanders have been struggling just to get by,”… “We’ve had the largest mass exodus of taxpayers fleeing our state, of any state in our region and one of the worst in the nation.” said Governor Hogan.

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 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.

June 30, 2011

Maryland Senator Nancy J. King received the award for outstanding leadership in advancing biotechnology.

The 2011 BIO Legislator of the Year Award was presented to her in front of County Executive Isiah Leggett and Tom Watkins, CEO of Human Genome Sciences as well as other political figures and biotechnology executives.

Christian Johansson, Maryland Secretary of Business and Economic Development presented the award to King with an honoring speech.