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2014-07-24 16:29:08

-Today's Opening of Tysons Tower Office Building, Signature Plaza and New Mall Entrance Introduces High-rise Urban Hub at World-class Retail Property- SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Macerich (NYSE:MAC) today officially opened the first phase of its large-scale, mixed-use urban expansion at Tysons Corner Center in Northern Virginia, including the 22-story Tysons Tower office building, signature outdoor Plaza and a new mall entrance that connects the...

2014-07-23 23:12:58

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company states median sale prices have increased in some areas of the region. Burke, VA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 According to the latest market reports compiled from data from residential real estate transactions throughout the region, the Northern Virginia real estate market experienced some positive trends in June. Homes are selling quickly throughout the area, and median sale prices have increased in some parts of the region. The...

2014-07-23 23:08:49

Washington, DC’s long awaited Silver Line Metrorail will open its doors for the first time this Saturday. This new connection to Washington, DC will help local area growth and expand the hotel options to those traveling to the nation’s capital and its surrounding areas, including to Crescent Hotels & Resorts’ locations. Tysons, VA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Washington, DC’s long awaited Silver Line Metrorail will open its doors for the first time this Saturday. This expansion to...

2014-07-15 16:22:41

-- More than 3,000 solar panels to be located atop two buildings at Sterling, Va. site STERLING, Va., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power will install more than 3,000 solar panels capable of generating more than 800 kilowatts of electricity - enough to power nearly 200 homes - at the Prologis Concorde Distribution Center in Sterling, Va. The panels will be installed on the rooftops of two adjacent buildings on its campus and will cover nearly 102,000 square...

2014-07-09 08:33:58

HERNDON, Va., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, today announced the fiscal year 2014-2015 officers of the Board of Directors as well as the election of 23 new and returning Board members, including five Chair's appointees and two individuals appointed to the Senior Advisory Group of the NVTC Board. The Officers of the Board of Directors are: -- Chair: Sudhakar Kesavan, ICF...

2014-07-08 08:38:48

$250,000 Contribution Will Assist Program in Accelerating Veterans' Transition to Civilian Life Through Employment Opportunities with Virginia Tech Companies HERNDON, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) today announced that Northrop Grumman Corporation will be the lead sponsor of the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative, contributing $250,000 to help veterans with what they identify as their greatest challenge in transitioning...

2014-06-25 23:14:21

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company, provides maintenance tips to help get the home ready for summer. Burke, VA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Summer brings sunshine, green leaves, and trips to the beach. But the warm, dry season also offers the perfect chance to get some work done around the house. Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company, shares with these five tips that can help get the home in tip-top shape and ready for the rest of the year....

2014-06-25 08:38:00

Annual Event Puts the Spotlight on the Region's "Hot" Technology Companies HERNDON, Va., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced today the winners of the 13th Annual NVTC Hot Ticket Awards, honoring the region's best and brightest entrepreneurial technology companies during an awards party at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va. The awards program was emceed by Mark Andersen of "Smoking Hot Sponsor" BDO and Carl Grant of "Smoking Hot...

2014-06-20 23:09:45

The second annual Do More 24 crowdfunding campaign powered by United Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA) raised more than $1.1 million in online donations, cash prizes, bonus funds and in-kind support for more than 560 nonprofits serving the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia and Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties in Maryland. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The second annual Do More 24 crowdfunding campaign powered by United Way of the National Capital...

2014-06-18 23:14:17

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company states median sale prices have increased in some areas of the region. Burke, VA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 According to the latest market reports compiled from data from residential real estate transactions throughout the region, the Northern Virginia real estate market experienced some positive trends in May. Median sale prices have increased in areas of the region. The Northern Virginia market includes the city of Alexandria,...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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