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Angela Sweeney
Vice President - Corporate Marketing & Communications
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February 28, 2017
Virginia Business names Milt and Jon as Most Influential Virginians in 2017. Why they are influential: The Petersons continue to create a legacy in Northern Virginia with their development company and the family’s philanthropy. The company’s projects include the National Harbor development in Prince George’s County, MD. While Milt had the vision to develop the waterfront destination nine years ago, Jon has been key in carrying out the plans for National Harbor as a must-see tourist and convention center destination.

February 23, 2017
National Geographic’s Encounter Ocean Odyssey is coming to NYC this fall.This immersive experience will transport you 10,000 leagues under the sea in the heart of Times Square. Peterson Cos. and SPE Partners are looking forward to creating a world-class branded experience for National Geographic in the heart of New York City.

February 22, 2017
When it opens this spring, Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center's new River View Ballroom is sure to catch more than a few brides’ eyes.

January 4, 2017
After discussing the opening of MGM and National Harbor (watch Part 1 of the interview series), Peterson Cos principal Jon Peterson and president of development Taylor Chess continued their conversation with Baker Tilly office managing partner Todd Stokes.

December 20, 2016
Old Town import Hen Quarter arrives in downtown Silver Spring on Monday, serving up comfort food amid a rustic farmhouse feel. Southern-style recipes and chicken rule the roster of menu items, with starters like deviled hen eggs and fried green tomatoes and mains ranging from chicken and waffles to shrimp and grits.

December 16, 2016
Hen Quarter focuses on two things: Southern food and bourbon. The new concept from Pheast Food Group is opening its second Washington, D.C., area location in downtown Silver Spring on Monday in the former Silver Plaza home of Austin Grill on Ellsworth Drive. The first Hen Quarter opened in Old Town Alexandria earlier this year.