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Alexandria set to increase local meals tax to 5 percent, highest in region

Alexandria city attorney James Banks, left, talks to council members Willie Bailey, center, and John Taylor Chapman, right, before a budget meeting Monday. (Patricia Sullivan/The Washington Post) The Alexandria City Council, despite pressure from about 50 local restaurateurs who nearly filled the council chambers Monday night, agreed to add 1 percent to its existing local […]

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Confirms 1st Quarter 2018 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Washington REIT (Washington Real Estate Investment Trust) (NYSE:WRE), a leading owner of commercial and multifamily properties in the Washington, DC area, will announce 1st Quarter 2018 earnings in a press release to be issued on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, after the U.S. market close. The Conference Call for […]

The Architecture of Washington DC’s Watergate Complex: Inside America‚Äôs Most Infamous Address

Joseph Rodota’s new book The Watergate: Inside America’s Most Infamous Address (William Morrow) presents the story of a building complex whose name is recognized around the world as the address at the center of the United States’ greatest political scandal—but one that has so many more tales to tell. In this excerpt from the book, […]

Making Room: Housing for a Changing America Student Design Competition Focuses on Universal Design, Flexibility, and Budget

The American Society of Interior Designers Foundation, HomeAdvisor, and the National Building Museum Challenge Students to Design for 21st Century Lifestyles WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Foundation, HomeAdvisor, and the National Building Museum announce the Making Room: Housing for a Changing America Student Design Competition. The competition, […]

Montgomery County Real Estate Firms Merge To Form Promark Partners

Rockville-based developer Promark Real Estate Services and property management company Vanguard Realty Group are joining forces. The merger, announced Monday, creates Promark Partners, a real estate firm that will develop, own, lease, manage and invest in commercial real estate. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Thomas Fauquier will lead the company as CEO […]