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At Black Diamond Realty, we work to provide continual resources, tips, articles and education for your commercial real estate needs.

Our news page is dedicated to providing our clients and customers with an online resource center to find helpful and relevant information on the Morgantown (Monongalia County), Bridgeport/Clarksburg (Harrison County), and Fairmont (Marion County) regions, but also regional and state-wide trends throughout West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio. Check out our monthly newsletters plus visit some pertinent economic news affecting real estate markets serviced by Black Diamond Realty.

Latest Black Diamond Realty News

Economic Experts Tout Potential of Natural Gas Development

Growth in the state’s energy industries, along with the construction projects that come with it, offers many economic opportunities, but there is a balance...

Reasons to Invest in Appalachia

Between potential for growth in the energy and manufacturing sectors, coupled with technology and federal government operations, there are plenty of sound investment opportunities...

WVU Medicine set to add 5th hospital in 2 years

Twenty-three years later, the major mission to increase West Virginians’ access to healthcare remains largely unchanged. While the mission continues, some of what WVU...

April Newsletter: This is an Investment Opportunity You Don’t Want to Miss…

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Newsweek names WVU Medicine among World’s Best Hospitals

WVU Medicine has been recognized by Newsweek as part of its inaugural list of the World’s Best Hospitals. According to Newsweek, the World’s Best Hospitals...

March Newsletter: BDR Enjoys Jamaican Fun In The Sun!

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BDR Reward Trip 2019

The Black Diamond Team Heads To Jamaica, Mon! Reward Trip 2019 – Montego Bay, Jamaica.    Black Diamond Realty has created a family-like, teamwork-oriented...

WVU Medicine holds grand opening for Center for Hope and Healing

Douglas M. Leech establishes fund to support addiction recovery MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – WVU Medicine and the WVU Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry held a grand opening today...

Old Morgantown Ramada Inn Property to House Non-Profits that Address Homelessness

Wednesday, Monongalia County commissioners discussed the future of the old Ramada Inn property located on Scott Avenue in Morgantown. The property was recently purchased by...

Black Diamond Attends The 16th Annual WVU Medicine Children’s Gala

This past weekend, The Black Diamond Realty team dressed in their finest attire and followed the yellow brick road to the Land of Oz...

Natural Gas Power Plant to Provide Economic Catalyst to Harrison County & WV

A new natural-gas-fired power plant in Harrison County is expected to be operational by fall of 2021, according to a company official. Groundbreaking on...

February Newsletter: Rare Development Opportunity Inside

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Bridgeport, WV Economic Development 2019 – VIDEO

Bridgeport has become a leader in economic development in West Virginia. Bridgeport is featured in this video by the West Virginia Municipal League as...

Morgantown, WV – 2018 Top 100 Best Places to Live

#43 On the Best Places to Live list for 2018, Morgantown appears on Livability.com’s Top 10 Cities for Affordable Health Care. Known primarily as home to...

DOE Report shows potential for petrochemical Hub in Appalachia

A recent study conducted by the U.S. Department of Energy further validated the benefits of and need for the Appalachian Storage and Trade Hub....

Additional Local Links & Resources For North Central West Virginia

Morgantown Convention and Visitors Bureau

The Greater Morgantown Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) seeks to create a positive economic impact on the Greater Morgantown area by aggressively marketing to visitors, specifically the leisure, conference, sports and special events, and group tour markets.

Morgantown Area Economic Partnership

The Morgantown Area Economic Partnership (MAP) is a nonprofit, public-private sector partnership that provides development assistance to the business community of Monongalia and Preston counties.

Main Street Morgantown

Main Street Morgantown (MSM) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the continued revitalization of downtown Morgantown and the Historic Wharf District. Downtown Morgantown is an attractive, clean, safe center of commerce, government and education.

Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce

The Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to the betterment of the Morgantown area through active involvement, leadership and education. We are here to serve you, the business person, in many ways.

Monongalia County Commission

The Monongalia County Commission website features news, updates, events and resources on your elected county officials. The Commission meets each Wednesday at 10:00 AM on the 2nd floor of the County Courthouse at 243 High Street in Morgantown.

Harrison County Economic Development Authority

The Harrison County Economic Development Corporation works with other state and federal organizations to promote the many advantages of the region. For companies looking to expand or relocate, the area provides countless business and quality of life advantages.