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2012-12-28 05:02:09

Pasquali Realty Group states according to the latest market reports, Home sales are on the rise compared to the same month last year. Burke, VA (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 According to the latest market reports compiled from data from residential real estate transactions throughout the region, The Northern Virginia real estate market continued to experience many positive trends in November compared to the same month last year. In the Northern Virginia counties surrounding Washington, D.C.,...

2012-12-04 12:27:39

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite a building boom in the District of Columbia, DC residents remain grossly underrepresented on area construction sites. Recently strengthened local hiring rules could reduce the gap, but much remains to be done to implement the new policy. These are among the findings of Taxation without Employment: The Case for the District's Strong Local Hiring Rules, a study published today by Good Jobs First, a non-profit, non-partisan research...

2012-12-04 12:27:29

RESTON, Va., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Stanley Martin Homes kicked off 2012 with the highest January/February sales the Reston-based homebuilder had seen in over two decades - and the sales never stopped. As of November 30, 2012, Stanley Martin sold 437 homes, a 32% increase over its 2011 performance for that same period of time. Said differently, Stanley Martin sold 105 more homes year-to-date than they did in the same eleven months of 2011, the housing boom years, or any year for that...

2012-11-27 16:26:38

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Studio Center Total Production, headquartered in Virginia Beach, Va., has recently been named as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in Virginia by Virginia Business Magazine. Virginia Business Magazine and Best Companies Group created the annual list of "Best Places to Work." This survey and award program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the very best places of employment in Virginia, benefiting the state's economy, its work...

2012-11-12 08:28:05

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE), the leading owner, operator, and developer of high-quality, sustainable real estate for the broad and diverse science industry, is pleased to announce a 10-year lease transaction with Genomatica, Inc., the rising star of the industrial biotechnology sector. Genomatica has garnered such prestigious accolades as 2012 winner of the respected Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award in the...

2012-11-02 07:26:09

FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fairfax Law Foundation and George Mason University Jazz Ensemble will present the 11th Annual Jazz 4 Justice© Concert Friday, November 9, 2012 at 8:00 PM in the GMU Center for the Arts Concert Hall. This year's concert will showcase 100 Years of Jazz. This concert helps fund the Music Scholarship at GMU. The Music Scholarship fund at GMU assists students who would otherwise be unable to graduate without financial aid. Dustin Mollock, a 2009...

2012-10-26 11:26:22

POOLESVILLE, Md., Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gazette of Politics and Business released its list of the 53 top businesses and organizations in the State of Maryland and Corporate Network Services of Poolesville, MD was ranked #8. The program, produced by The Gazette P&B, acknowledges the top 53 businesses and organizations in Maryland based on criteria that included the recipient company's noteworthy product or service innovations, community service efforts, and how the companies...

2012-10-26 07:22:53

GERMANTOWN, Md., Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, is proud to announce that it was selected as one of The Gazette of Politics and Business' Exceptional 53 Maryland companies, which recognizes businesses and organizations in Maryland based on criteria including product or service innovations, community service and being a "great place to work." (Logo:...

2012-10-22 15:20:17

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 60 employees of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) were recognized for their excellence and leadership in technology-related fields as part of the 17th annual Women of Color in Technology awards program, held in Dallas Oct. 13. Among those recognized, Sonya Sepahban, senior vice president, Engineering Development and Technology for General Dynamics Land Systems, received the Technologist of the Year award, and Neha Khanna, an...

2012-10-11 19:20:41

RESTON, Va., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulick Group, a luxury homebuilder based in Reston, VA, hosted an Evening of Artistry last night in the model home at their Autumn Wood community. The event featured three local artists who previewed their work ahead of the 9th Annual Great Falls Studios Art Tour. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120323/PH75816LOGO-b) The Evening of Artistry provided a unique and intimate opportunity for guests to interact with jeweler Jorge Adeler,...