News Room
Angela Sweeney
Vice President - Corporate Marketing & Communications
Phone: (703) 631-7572 | Cell: (443) 691-2957 | Email: asweeney@petersoncos.com

March 6, 2012
When hundreds of cheerleaders descended on the Gaylord Convention Center at National Harbor foe a three-day convention last October, Kassie Rempel was ready. Rempel, who owns the show boutique SimplySoles which opened its location there in 2010, tyipcally deals in higher-end heels. But for the cheer expo Rempel stocked up on Tory Burch flip-flops. She held a give-away contest for a free pair.

February 23, 2012
Bethesda, MD - The long-stalled but still quite ambitious one-million-square foot Rock Spring Centre project here just got a shot in the arm: DRI Development, which took over the project in 2008, is partnering with Peterson Cos., to get the retail portion moving. Under their agreement, Peterson will be lead developer for the 300,000-square foot retail and entertainment components and DRI will be lead developer for the office, hotel and residential uses.

February 23, 2012
The Peterson Cos., developers of National Harbor, have purchased a stake in the long-stalled town center project Rock Spring Centre in Bethesda, where they now plan to begin work with partner DRI Development Services later this year.

February 19, 2012
A casino at National Harbor would draw more visitors and generate millions more in tax revenue than a casino at Rosecroft Raceway, according to a study done on behalf of Prince George's County, home to both properties. A resort casino at National Harbor would likely be built on the "Plateau," a site adjacent to the Beltway.

February 19, 2012
Annapolis, Md.--Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker's administration outlined support Thursday to build a luxurious Las-Vegas-style casino on the Potomac River at National Harbor near the nation's capital that would cost about $1 billion.

January 13, 2012
A new outlet mall at National Harbor--the first suce discount destination inside the Capital Beltway--moved closer to reality Thursday as the Prince George's County Planning Board approved a site plan for the center.