[ Login ]   [ Register ]

News »

Smoking bills advance in Senate

Smoking bills advance in Senate

Richmond BizSense February 3, 2009 0

Smoking is a hot topic in this year’s General Assembly. Several bills were introduced in the Senate that either ban or regulate smoking in Virginia. The Senate Education and Health Committee voted last week

Read More »
Monday Q&A: Richmond biz broker Rick Hayden

Monday Q&A: Richmond biz broker Rick Hayden

Al Harris February 2, 2009 2

If you keep seeing “Under New Management” signs all over the place, you’re not imagining things. Rick Hayden, founder of Richmond-based ABBN Business Brokerage, says he has seen a boom in the number of

Read More »
Foster’s Grille Closed, New Irish Pub To Take Place

Foster’s Grille Closed, New Irish Pub To Take Place

Trevor Dickerson February 2, 2009 0

Burger joint Foster’s Grille at the Shoppes At Innsbrook has closed. Open for only about a year, the Innsbrook location had a big lunchtime crowd, but didn’t seem to have many customers for dinner. 

Read More »
Guest opinion: Business is like dating

Guest opinion: Business is like dating

Jeff Kelley January 30, 2009 0

The views expressed in Guest Opinions represent only those of the author and are in no way endorsed by Richmond BizSense or any BizSense staff member. “What time will you be home.”  It’s a

Read More »
Richmond hotels still offering freebies

Richmond hotels still offering freebies

Richmond BizSense January 30, 2009 0

As hotels across the country downsize their staffs and cut back on freebies such as cookies at the front desk and 24-hour coffee, a handful of Richmond’s high-end hotels are dishing out the complimentary

Read More »
Office vacancy up at Innsbrook, down in the City

Office vacancy up at Innsbrook, down in the City

Al Harris January 28, 2009 0

The vacancy rate at Innsbrook and nearby office parks continued to rise last quarter, and, with several big chunks set to come available this year

Read More »
The Pipeline: Commercial Real Estate Round Up for 1.29.08

The Pipeline: Commercial Real Estate Round Up for 1.29.08

Richmond BizSense January 27, 2009 1

The Citgo service station at 2206 W. Main St. in Richmond’s Fan District has been purchased by Uphoff Properties LLC from TLC Co. for $2.5 million. The property includes a retail store of 2,700

Read More »
Lawmakers seek to close lending loophole

Lawmakers seek to close lending loophole

Richmond BizSense January 27, 2009 0

It’s déjà vu all over again for payday lenders. Sen. Mark Herring (D-Leesburg) on Thursday introduced a bill that would tighten controls on car-title lenders and prevent payday lenders from evading regulations imposed in

Read More »
Rally Caps: The Monday Q&A with Bryan Bostic

Rally Caps: The Monday Q&A with Bryan Bostic

Richmond BizSense January 26, 2009 4

Bryan Bostic thinks he has pitched Richmond the sort of deal it can knock out of the park: a $60 million stadium that seats 7,500 and brings professional baseball back to Richmond with almost

Read More »
Solar startup ready for sunrise on incentives

Solar startup ready for sunrise on incentives

Al Harris January 23, 2009 1

On a cold winter day, Bernie Stanley of Shockoe Solar puts the finishing touches on a solar panel array atop a veterinarian clinic in Glen Allen. Stanley, as far as he knows, is the

Read More »