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The Pipeline: Commercial Real Estate Round Up for 6.12.09

The Pipeline: Commercial Real Estate Round Up for 6.12.09

Al Harris June 12, 2009 0

GPM Investments, an operator of convenience stores on the East Coast, has leased 25,600 square feet at 8565 Magellen Parkway in Henrico. Precision Recycling leased 15,300 square feet at 13101 N. Enon Church Road

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Legislators have their hands out

Legislators have their hands out

Al Harris June 11, 2009 0

Richmond’s congressional delegation has submitted earmark requests for more than $105 million in federal funding for projects in the metro region for fiscal 2010. The projects run the gamut from local hospitals to economic

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New Business Licenses 6.11.09

New Business Licenses 6.11.09

David Larter June 11, 2009 4

A list of new business licenses from around the Richmond area

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Do I hear $3,500 for the Jag?

Do I hear $3,500 for the Jag?

David Larter June 10, 2009 0

The repo men have been busy in Richmond. And that means more cars for sale at the Richmond Auto Auction, which every Friday sells vehicles to the public. The company is seeing more and

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Eight Richmond branches now M&T Bank

Eight Richmond branches now M&T Bank

Al Harris June 9, 2009 1

Eight local bank branches previously operated by Maryland-based Provident Bank are under new ownership, and the new owner has a reputation for being SBA-friendly.

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Biotech company expands in China

Biotech company expands in China

Al Harris June 9, 2009 1

Stock in Chesterfield-based Commonwealth Biotechnologies nearly doubled on news that the company is planning to acquire GL Biochem in Shanghai. CBI researches drugs for companies that develop them

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Google it ain’t

Google it ain’t

David Larter June 9, 2009 0

Bing, schming. If you need to search the Web, Google is still your best bet. It’s still the easiest to use and handles the dozens of searches most of us perform better than Bing,

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Solar firm turns to local farms to grow business

Solar firm turns to local farms to grow business

Al Harris June 8, 2009 1

A federal incentive program could forever change the face of Virginia’s agriculture industry by encouraging more farms to install solar energy systems. That’s the hope of Blue Crump, owner of Fan-based Cityspace Construction and

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Monday Q&A: Summer tourism outlook

Monday Q&A: Summer tourism outlook

Al Harris June 8, 2009 1

Last summer, the tourism industry faced high gas prices; this year, the economy is bearing down on residents’ vacations. But Alisa Bailey, president and chief executive of the Virginia Tourism Corporation said that doesn’t

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Ponzi trial with a twist

Ponzi trial with a twist

Aaron Kremer June 5, 2009 1

As far as alleged Ponzi schemers go, Darrell and Cynthia Underwood were almost monastic in their spending. Under the name Walkwood Properties, which had offices in Midlothian, the Underwoods promised investors 50 percent returns

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