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Economic initiative to push private sector jobs

Economic initiative to push private sector jobs

Jonathan Spiers July 29, 2015 1

The governor, local CEOs and businesspeople gathered on Tuesday to pitch a new program aimed at reducing the state's dependence on the public sector by giving a boost to private industry, startups and more.

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Minimum wage debate echoes in Shockoe Bottom

Minimum wage debate echoes in Shockoe Bottom

Michael Thompson July 27, 2015 11

Workers and activists rallied last week at a local McDonald's, calling for Virginia to follow New York's lead in raising the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $15 an hour.

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Research firm bands together business and music

Research firm bands together business and music

Jonathan Spiers July 24, 2015 0

A Shockoe Bottom firm hosted a small concert at its office this week, and it hopes to make jam sessions with local businesspeople - both in the audience and behind the mic - a

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Downtown day care building demolished

Downtown day care building demolished

Katie Demeria July 17, 2015 1

The YMCA tore down its former day care building downtown on Thursday.

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Golf course comeback continues with new clubhouse

Golf course comeback continues with new clubhouse

Michael Schwartz July 15, 2015 0

A Hanover County golf club that was bought out of bankruptcy five years ago is hoping to keep its forward momentum going with the addition of a multimillion-dollar clubhouse that will include an event

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Retailer packs up West End camp

Retailer packs up West End camp

Michael Thompson July 9, 2015 0

A Norfolk outdoor gear brand has shut down its Richmond outpost.

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Perly’s-inspired market opens next door

Perly’s-inspired market opens next door

Michael Thompson July 1, 2015 0

The first of two new downtown neighborhood markets on E. Grace Street is open for business.

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Downsized apartment project begins to rise

Downsized apartment project begins to rise

Katie Demeria June 26, 2015 1

After cutting the number of units by about half, work is underway on a new apartment building downtown.

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Latin dinner spot launches downtown

Latin dinner spot launches downtown

Michael Thompson June 24, 2015 0

After closing his first Mechanicsville venture, a restaurant owner has opened a new Latin and Italian spot on West Grace Street.

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Fourth Boathouse launches at Short Pump

Fourth Boathouse launches at Short Pump

Michael Thompson June 18, 2015 1

The Boathouse restaurant chain docked its fourth location at Short Pump Town Center this week.

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