DEVELOPMENT

The site of Virginia’s first Harris Teeter grocery store, across the street from a large-scale mall redevelopment, has been tapped for a major mixed-use project. An affiliate of Augusta, Georgia-based Southeastern, partnering with Harris Teeter, has filed plans with Arlington County for a 685-unit development at 600 North Glebe Road in Ballston, the Washington Business Journal reports. … Read more at BisNow.

 

EDUCATION

AT&T Awards $1 Million to Urban Alliance to Expand Internships

AT&T is giving companies a financial boost, and a D.C.–based national youth development nonprofit is among those receiving funds. In celebration of its philanthropic initiative called AT&T Aspire, AT&T awarded Urban Alliance with $1 million to expand the nonprofit’s internship and job reach in D.C. and Virginia. … Read more at Technical.ly DC.

 

MEDIA

Silver Spring’s CuriosityStream Raised $114.6 Million in Funds

The documentary streaming service CuriosityStream has raised more than $114.6 million, according to new Security and Exchange Commission filings. The Silver Spring-based service, which boasts more than 2,000 shows and documentary films as well as original programming, was launched by Discovery Communications Inc. founder John Hendricks in 2015. … Read more at the Washington Business Journal.

 

JOBS

The Evolution of The Office Kitchen

When commercial real estate firm JLL chose its new D.C. headquarters at 2020 K St. N.W. last year, it wanted the 72,000-square-foot space to be a more efficient workplace for employees that created a sense of unity and teamwork, and an internal cafe was part of the plan. … The office kitchen in the D.C.-area is increasingly not just a Mr. Coffee and vending machine, and amenity-rich work places are no longer confined to just high-paying tech companies and law firms. … Read more at WTOP.