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Monday Q&A: Plaid miniskirts, and kids eat free

Al Harris December 19, 2011 4

Amir Patel is bringing the Tilted Kilt franchise to Virginia, and he says his eatery will be family friendly.

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The Pipeline: 12.9.11

Al Harris December 9, 2011 0

Another monster Pipeline, with lots of restaurant leases. Plus a recycling company leased 17,000 square feet and a church paid $600,000 for 7 acres in Henrico.

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Now with more poles

Al Harris December 7, 2011 0

Business is good at a local pole-dancing studio — so good that the studio is moving to a bigger location.

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Construction employment declines in Richmond

Al Harris December 6, 2011 1

Richmond is shedding construction jobs, according to a recent report by the Associated General Contractors of America

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Interbake factory ready to rewrite its recipe

Al Harris December 6, 2011 7

After sitting vacant for five years and attracting vagrants and graffiti, an iconic Richmond building is now in the hands of local owners who plan to nurse it back to life.

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Frozen yogurt trend is red hot

Al Harris December 6, 2011 3

Another challenger with big ambitions is getting ready to enter the frothy frozen yogurt business with its first location in Chesterfield

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Bankruptcy case takes strange twist

Al Harris December 5, 2011 2

Part of an aging shopping center is going up for auction next week after its owner skips town.

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Q&A: Former lawyer isn’t out to pasture

Al Harris December 5, 2011 4

After a long legal career, attorney Ry Marchant is taking a stab at a resurrecting a location that would challenge even the most experienced restaurateur. And he's investing $1.4 million to make sure

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Pipeline: Commercial Real Estate Round Up for 12.2.11

Al Harris December 2, 2011 0

A massive pipeline this week, with two Richmond businesses expanding with tens of thousands more square feet. Plus Advance Auto Parts is adding two locations and more action on from local restaurants.

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