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Mid-Atlantic Business Minute: Fall is Here, Economy on the Rise

The annual list of DC’s fastest growing companies is out and it is full of exciting companies with bright futures (perhaps the second Amazon HQ will be on the list?). The DMV is a vibrant economic region and is a great place for new industries and companies to grow.  Fortunately, with the increase in craft breweries in the region, there are plenty of places for companies on the list to celebrate.

 

 

Transactions

Office Condominium Sold in Stafford County
Source: CityBizList

Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer is pleased to announce the sale of an office condominium located at 385 Garrisonville Road within Aquia Professional Village in Stafford County, Virginia. Read More

MetLife buys future FCC HQ site
Source: WBJ

MetLife Investment Management (NYSE: MET) will soon add the Federal Communications Commission to its list of federal agency tenants. Read More

 

Economic Development in the DMV

Prince George’s Makes its Pitch for Potential Amazon HQ2 Sites
Source: WBJ

Prince George’s County is offering up four options for Amazon’s HQ2, one of which would include land that was being considered for the FBI headquarters consolidation. Read More

 

Cava to expand into three new markets
Source: WBJ

D.C.-based Mediterranean restaurant chain Cava is expanding again, this time into three new markets — Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Austin, Texas — in early 2018. Read More

 

 

Economic News

Battlefields and Beer: A record year for Prince William County
Source: WTOP

WASHINGTON — Prince William County is attracting as many thirsty visitors as it is battlefield buffs these days. Read More

Insurance Rates Unlikely to See Major Rise Amid Hurricanes: Experts
Source:  Fox Business

While storms Harvey, Irma and Maria have wrought widespread, costly damage across several U.S. states and territories this year, insurance experts say homeowners are unlikely to see substantially higher insurance premiums as a result of the busy hurricane season.  Read More.

Here are Greater DC’s Fastest Growing Companies of 2017
Source: WBJ

It’s that time again! Time to find out who made the List of Greater Washington’s fastest-growing companies, which is still as competitive as ever. Read More

 

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ABOUT DANIEL CASTO

dcasto@offitkurman.com | 703.745.1820

Daniel M. Casto concentrates his practice in business law and transactions. He serves as an advisor and partner to clients on matters related to corporate and business law, securities issuances and disclosure requirements, commercial transactions, business and strategic planning, risk assessment, corporate governance, government contracting, taxation, financial regulatory, education regulatory, and government affairs.

Prior to joining Offit Kurman, Mr. Casto was Vice President, Associate General Counsel & SEC Reporting of American Public Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: APEI) and its subsidiary educational institutions, a Senior Associate in the Financial Institutions Group of the international law firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Associate in the Corporate and Finance Group of the international law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, and Legislative Director for then Congresswoman (now Senator) Shelley Moore Capito who represented West Virginia’s Second Congressional District. Mr. Casto began his career as an accountant with the United States Department of the Treasury’s Bureau of the Public Debt (now the Bureau of the Fiscal Service).

 

 

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