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RVA 25: Year 4 call for entries

RVA 25: Year 4 call for entries

Michael Schwartz July 11, 2016 0

Like previous years, these rankings will highlight both established and up-and-coming companies experiencing rapid revenue growth, adding jobs and improving the business climate of the local economy

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Local banks eye Chester, Cumberland for expansion

Local banks eye Chester, Cumberland for expansion

Michael Schwartz July 6, 2016 0

A local bank that's soon to relocate its corporate headquarters from river country to Innsbrook is headed further south to expand its branch count, while one of its competitors is looking west

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Richmond startup rethinks IPO

Richmond startup rethinks IPO

Michael Schwartz July 5, 2016 1

A 3-year-old local real estate firm is taking its $30 million stock offering back to the drawing board after its reception from broker-dealers and other investors wasn't as welcoming as expected.

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Local bank ratings show stability

Local bank ratings show stability

Michael Schwartz June 29, 2016 0

The health of Richmond’s banking market held steady during the first quarter, according to a report this month from a well-known bank ratings firm. The latest measurements from Bauer Financial, a Florida firm that

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Regional bank opens renovated branch in the West End

Regional bank opens renovated branch in the West End

Michael Schwartz June 28, 2016 0

A Petersburg bank’s new West End outpost is officially open for business. Virginia Commonwealth Bank unveiled its new branch at 900 N. Parham Road on Monday. The 3,000-square-foot building replaces a nearby branch the

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Startup finance firm caps $3.5M raise

Startup finance firm caps $3.5M raise

Michael Schwartz June 27, 2016 0

A 2-year-old company in Innsbrook is starting the summer with some extra cash in its coffers. West Creek Financial, a consumer finance company, recently finalized a $3.5 million capital raise, according to an SEC

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BizSense: The New Class

BizSense: The New Class

Michael Schwartz June 24, 2016 0

New faces abound at Richmond BizSense. We’ve added three new employees to our Richmond news operation this month, beefing up the quality and quantity of the valuable local business news you’ve come to expect

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Former BofA head launches West End firm

Former BofA head launches West End firm

Michael Schwartz June 22, 2016 0

More than a year after stepping away from the state’s top post at Bank of America, Gary Gore is back in the game. The former Richmond market head and Virginia president of BofA has

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$12M HQ sale is weight lifted off local bank

$12M HQ sale is weight lifted off local bank

Michael Schwartz June 17, 2016 1

Ending a five-year effort, a Midlothian bank has unloaded its former headquarters building in a sale that takes it a step closer to finally ditching the last of its recession-era regulatory burden. Village Bank

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