The Business Journals

EagleBank makes high-level board changes

EagleBank makes high-level board changes

The move is just the latest for the Bethesda-based bank as it grapples with ongoing government investigations.
Exclusive: D.C. analytics startup helps hospitals prepare for the coronavirus surge

Exclusive: D.C. analytics startup helps hospitals prepare for the coronavirus surge

Socially Determined uses data to help organizations better understand the health and social risks of the people they care for.
Tegna engaged in board-seat battle with activist shareholder

Tegna engaged in board-seat battle with activist shareholder

Activist shareholder Standard General LP launched an offensive against Tegna Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) this week as part of its efforts to replace four board members at the Tysons television station operator
Prince George's readies $15 million in grants, loans to help businesses survive coronavirus

Prince George's readies $15 million in grants, loans to help businesses survive coronavirus

Prince George’s County will offer up to $15 million in grants and loans to businesses impacted by the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, as localities continue to plot out ways to respond to the public
Intelligence agency contractors often can't work from home. Here's where that leaves them in a pandemic.

Intelligence agency contractors often can't work from home. Here's where that leaves them in a pandemic.

Contractors doing classified work face an increasingly unpredictable environment amid the coronavirus pandemic. Here's how some of them are approaching it.
Lidl opens huge Maryland warehouse as demand for food explodes

Lidl opens huge Maryland warehouse as demand for food explodes

German grocer Lidl opened its new distribution center in Maryland ahead of schedule to meet a surging demand for food amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.The 754,000-square-foot facility in Perryville
Just how good (or bad) things were for D.C.-area office market heading into the pandemic

Just how good (or bad) things were for D.C.-area office market heading into the pandemic

Fallout from the novel coronavirus outbreak could push the office vacancy rate in the District past an all-time high of 15%, exacerbating a host of challenges office landlords were already facing,
Some of Amazon's 'hero' workers protest over coronavirus; Company defers loan payments for third-party sellers

Some of Amazon's 'hero' workers protest over coronavirus; Company defers loan payments for third-party sellers

Some Amazon employees aren't exactly thrilled with the company even after it released a 30-second promotional video on Friday calling them "heroes." Workers at a Staten Island, New York, warehouse
Marriott notifies 5.2 million customers of another data breach

Marriott notifies 5.2 million customers of another data breach

Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) has notified 5.2 million customers that their information may have been compromised in a data breach, the company said Tuesday. The breach affected contact
Judge strikes down one lawsuit challenging MidCity's Brookland Manor project. But more legal wrangling remains.

Judge strikes down one lawsuit challenging MidCity's Brookland Manor project. But more legal wrangling remains.

A federal judge just tossed out one of the two lawsuits preventing MidCity Financial Corp. from moving ahead with its massive redevelopment of Brookland Manor. U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras
Kennedy Center defends $25M in coronavirus bailout money as it furloughs staff

Kennedy Center defends $25M in coronavirus bailout money as it furloughs staff

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts said Tuesday it would furlough 60% of its full-time administrative staff beginning next week as it faces a cash shortage related its mandated closure
D.C. tech firm teams up with crowdsourcing app to track supplies in coronavirus crisis

D.C. tech firm teams up with crowdsourcing app to track supplies in coronavirus crisis

D.C. consulting firm Data Society set out to help people find the groceries they need in real time — yes, even toilet paper — and it has teamed up with District-based public safety app OurStreets to
Coronavirus plus coworking? Difficult math, but not unsolvable for some.

Coronavirus plus coworking? Difficult math, but not unsolvable for some.

For many, more customer service and addressing health and safety may help.
Novavax names manufacturing partner for flu vaccine

Novavax names manufacturing partner for flu vaccine

Emergent BioSolutions Inc. has inked another deal with fellow Gaithersburg biotech Novavax Inc. — this time, for its seasonal flu vaccine.The agreement means Emergent (NYSE: EBS) will develop and
Montgomery County to send cash to businesses, hospitals coping with coronavirus

Montgomery County to send cash to businesses, hospitals coping with coronavirus

Montgomery County is offering up $20 million in grants for businesses affected by the coronavirus outbreak, and sending another $10 million to local hospitals as they deal with a surge in patients.The
This Manassas firm wants to improve COVID-19 testing. Here’s what it’ll take.

This Manassas firm wants to improve COVID-19 testing. Here’s what it’ll take.

Tests for COVID-19 have high rates of false negatives, allowing patients with few symptoms to go undetected.
Report: Trump Organization puts sale of D.C. hotel on hold

Report: Trump Organization puts sale of D.C. hotel on hold

The Trump Organization’s plan to sell the lease to its high-end hotel in D.C. is on hold on account of the economic slowdown created by the coronavirus pandemic, according to The Washington Post. The
Exclusive: Custom Ink furloughs hundreds of workers amid coronavirus fallout

Exclusive: Custom Ink furloughs hundreds of workers amid coronavirus fallout

The company has also instituted pay cuts as it seeks to stem cash losses.
Under Armour to make protective gear for Maryland hospitals

Under Armour to make protective gear for Maryland hospitals

Under Armour is switching from creating sportswear and spacesuits to making face masks, face shields and even specially equipped fanny packs as it looks to aid health care workers battling the spread