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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

$20 Million Small Format Hospital Approved – Fairmont

Mon Health CEO says project will be finished by the end of 2021. Mon Health System received its Certificate of Need from the West...

May Newsletter: Million Dollar Investment Property SOLD – Click to See Where…

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O’Brien’s Viewpoint: Innovation DNA can fuel Industry 4.0

Between the late 1700s and late 1800s, Pennsylvania became the center of the energy universe. The development of coal, then the discovery of oil...

April Newsletter: BDR is OPEN and Ready to Help

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Black Diamond Realty’s response to COVID-19, a note from our Principal

At Black Diamond Realty, our team has shifted to a work-from-home setup filled with screen sharing, remote server access and unique daily distractions, like...

CARES Act & Other Business Assistance Programs

As our nation navigates through the COVID-19 crisis, businesses are beginning to feel the effects first hand. As a means of financial relief, the...

Bridgeport, WV’s, White Oaks Continues Serving as Place of Business and Continued Growth

Bridgeport’s White Oaks development has seen much growth since its beginnings in 2008, with even more progress planned for the future this year. Austin...

Monongalia County Starts to see Fruits of its Labor, Continues to Grow

Monongalia County is, according to area officials, in a state of economic development that residents are finally going to be able to see with...

Mon Health Seeks Equal Treatment When State Reviews Fairmont Hospital Projects

Mon Health System hopes that it will be treated on par with WVU Hosptials when the state Health Care Authority evaluates their somewhat parallel...

March Newsletter: White Diamond Realty – BDR’s Residential Partner Is Active!

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Fed Takes Emergency Steps to Slash Rates and Ease Bank Rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve took massive emergency action Sunday to try to help the economy withstand the coronavirus by slashing its benchmark...

Why the Future of Retail is Offline

Today, we announced Fifth Wall’s $100 million Retail Fund (see coverage in The Wall Street Journal). This fund seeks to invest in emerging brands and...

100-Bed Hospital In Fairmont Awaits Approval

WVU Medicine said Friday it will file a certificate of need with the state to construct a 100-bed hospital in Fairmont on property it...

Pending Announcement of Ohio Cracker Plant

PPTDLM Cracker’s FID Mid-Year. PTT Global Chemical is on track to make a final investment decision for a long-discussed ethane cracker plant in southeastern Ohio...

Dominion Post: Industrial Park ownership push for new interchange

Company plans to use TIF process for project. The ownership of the Morgantown Industrial Park has opted to be proactive in the push for...

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.