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Firms come downstairs to expand their brands
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Jonathan O'Connell

Some local firms are opening up their headquarters for display, putting their creative people behind big windows, as though they were chefs rolling pastries or tossing pizza dough, and often inviting in clients, artists, chefs and community groups.
An office with a window seat
LivingSocial to sell Ticket Monster for $260M to Groupon
Steven Overly

The South Korean deals business was one of LivingSocial’s largest overseas entities.
Marriott announces plans to buy S. African hotel company
Abha Bhattarai

The deal with Protrea Hospitality would nearly double Marriott’s presence in Africa.
Will people rent apartments in the old Hecht’s warehouse?
Jonathan O'Connell

Developer Doug Jemal plans to turn art deco warehouse on New York Avenue NE into apartment complex.
Whole Foods coming to H Street NE
Jonathan O’Connell

The high-end grocer has signed two D.C. leases in two weeks and eyes a third at Walter Reed.
The Download: At 1776, a global cup for entrepreneurs
Steven Overly

Pitch competitions are a fixture in start-up communities. 1776 is taking the ritual to a global stage.
Gadgets hold out longer, but still need replacing
Dan Beyers

EDITOR’S NOTE | Even though the gizmos last longer now, I’ve suddenly realized my old-school gadgets were putting me in the land of not good enough.
Firm invests greenbacks in ‘green’ living
Thomas Heath

New Atlantic Ventures is leading a $4.5 million investment in Bambeco, a Baltimore-based start-up that sells sustainable home furnishings.
Wealthy turn to angel investing to diversify portfolio
Steven Overly

An increasing number of wealthy individuals are turning to angel investing as part of their portfolio.
Stocks, bonds or cash? Local wealth managers weigh in with advice.
Abha Bhattarai

This is a good time, financial advisors say, to revisit clients’ portfolios and make incremental changes.
D.C. IT: The good, the bad and HealthCare.gov
Marjorie Censer

Contracting experts point to factors from politics to acquisition processes that hurt government IT projects.
Cooley-Dow Lohnes merger leaves lobbyists out
Catherine Ho

Ryan Naftulin, head of Cooley’s Washington office said that Dow Lohnes did not pitch a merger involving the entire firm, but put together a deal based around the firm’s core practices.
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Despite decreases in total federal spending since fiscal 2009, spending on task order-based contracts continues to rise.D. J. O’Brien

CoStar is forecasting apartment rents and occupancy levels will level off or decline over the next two years.
On Leadership
Jena McGregor

This crisis plays right into the image that the president is aloof, insular and not interested in the nitty-gritty details of governing.
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In reality there isn’t anything stopping them, but that rarely happens. Intellectual property is important, but what you do with that IP will dictate your success.Joyce E. A. Russell

The strange thing about micromanagement is that while people are quick to point out when others are doing it, they seem to have trouble recognizing when they do it themselves.Sarah Halzack

Kingfisher Systems helps its employees finance personal computer purchases up to $2,400.Karla L. Miller

Instead of turning down promotion opportunity, why not try turning it into what you want?
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