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The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 9.11.13

The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 9.11.13

Michael Schwartz September 11, 2013 0

Phillip Morris gets a patent related to electronic cigarettes. And patents for Capital One, Afton Chemical, and more

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Startup has deep pockets and desks to fill

Startup has deep pockets and desks to fill

Michael Schwartz September 10, 2013 3

The former chairman and chief executive of Glen Allen-based Elephant Auto Insurance is busy building another company from the ground up in Innsbrook.

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Golf course owner puts Chester club in Chapter 11

Golf course owner puts Chester club in Chapter 11

Michael Schwartz September 10, 2013 3

A last minute bankruptcy filing helped save a local golf course from the auction block

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Law firm does some late-summer poaching

Law firm does some late-summer poaching

Michael Schwartz September 9, 2013 0

One of Richmond’s biggest law firms lured a trio of attorneys from a downtown rival in recent weeks, just a few months after losing a team to another nearby competitor

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Trading Day: Local SEC filings for 9.5.13

Trading Day: Local SEC filings for 9.5.13

Michael Schwartz September 5, 2013 0

A local company closes on a $400 million sale. A Richmond bank buying back shares. And a few insider trades in an overall quiet week for filings.

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BofA cuts jobs in Richmond

BofA cuts jobs in Richmond

Michael Schwartz September 5, 2013 0

Bank of America, a major employer in Richmond, laid off dozens local workers last week at its massive mortgage operations center on Villa Park Drive in Northern Henrico

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Lawsuit leads to shop closings

Lawsuit leads to shop closings

Michael Schwartz September 4, 2013 2

A Carytown doughnut shop and several of its local sister stores have been shut down as their owners fight a lingering court battle against a famous sweets brand

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Old art store becomes canvas for new eatery

Old art store becomes canvas for new eatery

Michael Schwartz September 3, 2013 3

A Richmond restaurant group is making its first mark in the Fan.

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Bank sues owner of embattled local hotel

Bank sues owner of embattled local hotel

Michael Schwartz September 3, 2013 0

A tug-of-war is being waged over a troubled hotel in Innsbrook

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