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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

West Virginia High Tech Foundation looks to further expand I- 79 Tech Park, commercial climate and weather industry

  FAIRMONT — With the dawn of a new year, the High Technology Foundation in Fairmont has set its sights on expanding the region’s...

BDR’s Second Location Grand Opening Announcement!

As our post-pandemic world continues to innovate and evolve, so too does Black Diamond Realty. Over the last year, we have seen an increase...

West Virginia Is Thriving in the Roaring (20)20s

We started the decade with a goal: fix the problems that confront West Virginia and her people. In pursuit of that goal, we have...

Governor: Housing material manufacturer to locate in W.Va., create 150-300 jobs

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WCHS) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced Friday that a housing material manufacturer is expected to locate in Bluefield, creating hundreds...

Nucor deal is example of how development incentives should work

While there is always reason to scrutinize economic development deals that involve government money, the pending deal to bring Nucor’s steel mill plant to...

February Newsletter: The Power of Basic Job Announcements

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The Power of Basic Job Announcements

Location remains the golden rule when making real estate investment and development decisions. Buying and developing in a growing, diversified market heightens the likelihood...

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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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.