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Can’t stand the heat? Don’t open a restaurant.

Can’t stand the heat? Don’t open a restaurant.

Al Harris October 7, 2008 0

Restaurant operators continue to open new eateries, but they’re facing a tougher road ahead in a fiercely competitive industry. The same number of restaurants have opened so far this year in the City of

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Startup Journal: maker of trucking software trying to raise capital

Startup Journal: maker of trucking software trying to raise capital

Aaron Kremer October 7, 2008 0

Editor’s Note: This is the first of what we hope are monthly features about local startups looking for funding. We are still searching for a catchy name. Company: Masslogics, Mechanicsville Product: Web-based workflow software

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CarMax using gas card to encourage car reviews.

CarMax using gas card to encourage car reviews.

Richmond BizSense October 7, 2008 0

CarMax is giving away a $250 gas card every week for eight weeks to people who review cars at CarMax.com. Spokesman Chris Wilmore said the reviews are a valuable resource to web users, and

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Charlotte baseball team might fit in Richmond

Charlotte baseball team might fit in Richmond

Richmond BizSense October 6, 2008 0

Balpark Digest is reporting that the Tripple A Charlotte Nights are the most likely team to move to Richmond so far. According to the website, “Multiple sources in ownership ranks and the N.A. confirm

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Golf Courses empty

Golf Courses empty

Aaron Kremer October 6, 2008 0

Golf can’t be doing very well right now. I played at Brickshire in New Kent County on Sunday morning and hardly saw another golfer – which was great for me. We teed off at

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The Pipeline: Commercial Real Estate Roundup for 10.03.08

The Pipeline: Commercial Real Estate Roundup for 10.03.08

Alec Depcrynski October 3, 2008 0

Jack P. Fine & Associates has purchased 7,000 sf at 2405 Chamberlayne Ave. in Richmond. The property is home to an Advance Auto Parts store. It was sold by Chamberlayne Developers for $1.56 million,

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Proposed downtown towers play waiting game

Proposed downtown towers play waiting game

Alec Depcrynski October 2, 2008 1

Two proposed towers on East Main Street downtown would be less than 18 feet apart from each other. If built, Centennial Tower and Pinnacle Place would loom over the city at 27 and 30

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Local luxury retailers hang tight

Local luxury retailers hang tight

Alec Depcrynski October 1, 2008 0

Luxury retailers may be in for a cold winter. After witnessing a decline in sales at the tail end of the summer, luxury brands like Saks, Nordstrom and Tiffany & Co. are bracing for

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CarMax laying off 600; 15 in Richmond

CarMax laying off 600; 15 in Richmond

Richmond BizSense October 1, 2008 0

Goochland-based CarMax announced Wednesday it is laying of 600 service workers at dealerships and reconditioning shops all over the map. Fifteen workers in Richmond will be laid off, according to a company spokesperson. The

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A list of Richmond companies to watch

A list of Richmond companies to watch

Aaron Kremer September 30, 2008 0

An upcoming event that selects some of the most promising startups and new companies in Central Virginia has released a list of nominees. The Greater Richmond Companies to Watch event is October 29 at

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