The Washington region’s population is growing. But a key component is still in decline.

From The Washington Business Journal (Subscription required): Greater Washington’s population may be growing, but it continues to see a net loss of a key demographic — people who already live here. While the region added 65,910 residents in 2017, it came entirely from births and international immigration, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau and

The Washington Region’s Economy Slowed in 2017

From The Washington Post via The Standard-Examiner: The Washington area’s job market appears to be pumping its brakes, newly released employment numbers suggest, as last year’s federal budget uncertainty, two brief government shutdowns and turmoil within some agencies made life difficult for federal contractors. The region added 43,800 jobs during the one-year period that ended in

Congress’s Dysfunction May Have Slowed the Washington Region’s Economy

From The Washingtonian: Washington’s regional economy slowed in December, downshifting from an otherwise healthy 2017, according to a report released Tuesday by the the Stephen S. Fuller Institute at George Mason University. The results may reflect impacts from the dysfunction of Capitol Hill and complicate the outlook for 2018. The institute’s Washington Coincident Index, a broad measurement of

Why Til Hazel Has ‘Serious Concerns’ About Tysons

From Bisnow: Northern Virginia real estate legend Til Hazel, who has memories of the Tysons area dating back to World War II and has been instrumental in its development ever since, sees some major challenges facing Tysons’ economy and transportation network. “I wish I could say things about Tysons that were upbeat and optimistic, but I