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The Herd: Promotions and New Hires for 12.23.09

The Herd: Promotions and New Hires for 12.23.09

Aaron Kremer December 23, 2009 0

The Herd is a little slower this week, on account of the holiday break. Only two new moves

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Roper Brothers a casualty of housing downturn

Roper Brothers a casualty of housing downturn

Al Harris December 22, 2009 1

During bankruptcy proceedings Monday at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Richmond the extent of the damage was revealed

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GreenBiz: New incubator seeks green startups

GreenBiz: New incubator seeks green startups

Al Harris December 22, 2009 1

Virginia’s “green” future may lie inside of a small office in Ashland. It is empty for now, but starting early next year the Dominion Resources GreenTech Incubator will be open to new companies starting

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Monday Q&A: Inside the Ukrop’s deal

Monday Q&A: Inside the Ukrop’s deal

Al Harris December 21, 2009 4

While speculation swirled this summer that Ukrop's was looking to sell, and seemingly everyone and their grandmother had a tip, Derek Lewis knew what was going down

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Robious Sports and Fitness changes its name

Robious Sports and Fitness changes its name

Aaron Kremer December 21, 2009 1

Robious Sports and Fitness, which was bought in September by the Richmond-based Boxwood Capital Partners, will be getting a new name to accompany a $1.5 million renovation

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Ukrop’s to sell 25 stores for $140 million

Ukrop’s to sell 25 stores for $140 million

Al Harris December 17, 2009 9

After more than 72 years, the Ukrop’s family is out of the retail grocery business. Royal Ahold, the Dutch supermarket operator that owns the Giant chain of grocery stores, will buy 25 stores from

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Time for the rescue club

Time for the rescue club

Aaron Kremer December 17, 2009 2

The Federal Club, a new bentgrass golf course in Hanover County, is losing about $50,000 a month and owes more than $16 million. Can its owners save their dream

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Wait, 2009 was a good year for downtown projects?

Wait, 2009 was a good year for downtown projects?

Al Harris December 17, 2009 0

For a year in which the economy almost collapsed, downtown Richmond had a pretty decent run. Real estate pros gathered in the renovated CenterStage to ooh and ahh at projects completed, and what may

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Law firm to cut associate pay

Law firm to cut associate pay

Aaron Kremer December 17, 2009 1

A local law firm is cutting associate pay.

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Reaching for an investor

Reaching for an investor

Al Harris December 16, 2009 2

A Richmond entrepreneur wants to raise $500,000 to film an infomercial about his stretching machine, called the ProFlex. Tiger Woods uses it, although the inventor may not want to use that in his marketing

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