Quandel Consultants, a national rail and transit firm, has opened its office in Washington, D.C. which will be led by transportation executive Sandy Bushue, the former Acting and Deputy Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration.
A D.C. law called "First Source" dating back to 30 years ago requires firms and construction companies to hire workers locally from the District, which has been hampering developmental works, according to the critics of the law.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. on Thursday announced that it will be donating $6 million to five of the D.C. region's larger school districts in an effort to encourage students to study technology-related fields and help them find higher-paying jobs.
About $15 billion in fresh investment and creation of 62,000 more jobs will come as a boost to the economy of D.C. area and Northern Virginia, according to a new study released last week by Virginia Chamber Foundation.
The NHP Foundation, a non-profit organization that specializes in multifamily housing, has secured financing for redeveloping a 104-unit property in Maryland named "Takoma Place Apartments." The Washington, D.C. asset was acquired by the housing provider in March 2017.