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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

How Will Inflation Impact Commercial Real Estate?

We’ve all noticed the change — at the supermarket, gas pumps, and nearly everywhere else. Whether it was the cost of your Christmas tree...

Automobile manufacturing company to open facility in South Charleston

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — A company that manufactures zero-emission, all-electric school buses is opening a facility in South Charleston, state leaders announced Wednesday....

Steel manufacturer announces $2.7 billion mill in Mason County

Nucor Corp. has selected Mason County as the location for a state-of-the-art sheet steel mill, West Virginia officials announced today. The announcement has been...

January Newsletter: Q4 Closings Are In…

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Reflecting and Projecting, BDR’s Outlook on 2022

Macroeconomics (think interest rates and national productivity) greatly impact the commercial real estate markets we serve. Three major macro topics of 2021 were inflation,...

COMMENTARY: Fewer people left WV because there were few opportunities

COMMENTARY – Figures from the U.S. Census Bureau indicating that more people actually moved into West Virginia than moved out of the state were somewhat...

Fed Decision: Officials Project Three Interest Rate Rises in 2022 and Accelerate Stimulus Wind Down

Most Federal Reserve officials signaled Wednesday they were prepared to raise their short-term benchmark rate at least three times next year to cool high...

December Newsletter: 6 NEW Offerings Inside –>

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‘A new life’: Packing company settles in former Coca-Cola bottling plant on East Side

FAIRMONT — When Josh Pearson attended Fairmont State University, he drove by the vacant Coca-Cola bottling plant nearly every day. “I must’ve driven by...

Why Quitting Coal is so Hard

GLASGOW, Scotland — In the run-up to the U.N. climate talks in Glasgow, host Britain announced one of its goals of the con- ference...

November Newsletter: Hot Investment Offerings Inside!

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Mylan Park hopes to be home to BMX, the world’s first fully inclusive wheel park

MORGANTOWN — Mylan Park Foundation President Ron Justice admits the foundation knew next to nothing about BMX racing 18 months ago. You could say...

October Newsletter: 26 Deals Closed in Q3 –> See Full List

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Deep brain stimulation may ease opioid addiction when other treatments fail

Doctors at West Virginia University’s Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute are testing the experimental procedure on patients for whom other treatments didn’t work.   By Kate...

West Virginia University Medicine plans to launch new insurance provider Peak Health by January 2023

WVU Medicine President: New effort “allows us to focus on improving the health of a patient and lowering the cost of care.” West Virginia...

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.