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The Week in Real Estate

Every Friday, we round up the week's real-estate news and gossip.

• The Washington Business Journal reports on a spike in the number of workers being laid off by real estate companies. According to the article, 5,600 jobs have been lost in the “natural resources, mining, and construction” sector. [WBJ]

• Check out pictures of the demolition of popular Arlington dive bar Dr. Dremos. [DC Metrocentric]

Axis Condos in Capitol Hill is having its grand opening this weekend with food, champagne, and tours of the building from noon to 5 on Saturday and Sunday. Hey, free booze is always newsworthy! [DCMud]

• The Washington City Paper’s Housing Complex blog came up with a funny list of riffs on the word “neighborhood” to describe some real, some imagined communities and enclaves in the city. [Housing Complex]

• Last Friday, the Washington Times reported that DC radio host Don Geronimo’s Great Falls million-dollar home was up for sale. According to DCRTV, however, the listing was withdrawn the same day without a sale. [DCRTV]