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The Pipeline: Commercial Real Estate Round up for 3.27.09

The Pipeline: Commercial Real Estate Round up for 3.27.09

Al Harris March 27, 2009 0

Powertrain Control Solutions, leased 18,000 square feet at 11228 Hopson Road in Hanover. Woodcraft, a wood-working retail store, leased 10,000 square feet at 9862 West Broad Street in Henrico

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New venture targets dirty computers

New venture targets dirty computers

Al Harris March 26, 2009 0

A new start-up in Richmond is hoping to cash in on businesses’ need to cut costs and go green. Neat Geek, which officially launched two weeks ago, provides computer and office equipment cleaning service

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Commercial sales activity slips into hibernation

Commercial sales activity slips into hibernation

Al Harris March 25, 2009 2

Who will budge first? Buyers and sellers of commercial real estate are locked in a game of chicken. But someone is going to have to budge, or deal volume will remain dreadfully low. And

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Henrico names economic development head

Henrico names economic development head

Aaron Kremer March 25, 2009 1

Henrico County has announced a new director of economic development. Gary R. McLaren has been named executive director of the Henrico Economic Development Authority, replacing Fred Agostino, who retired in December

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Working like a dog:  Richmond startup shows off its tricks

Working like a dog: Richmond startup shows off its tricks

Aaron Kremer March 24, 2009 3

Man’s best friend is a loyal and lucrative customer for a Richmond startup. Best Bully’s has quickly grown as a web-only retailer of organic dog treats. The company sells more than $1 million a

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Bankruptcy filings skyrocket

Bankruptcy filings skyrocket

Aaron Kremer March 24, 2009 2

A record number of people are filing for personal bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, which is housed in Richmond

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Demand growing … for growing

Demand growing … for growing

Al Harris March 20, 2009 1

Spring has arrived, and along with it a growing hunger for locally produced food. New businesses and programs have sprouted recently to meet the demand, and amateur gardeners are turning to their back yards

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Homelessness on the rise

Homelessness on the rise

Aaron Kremer March 20, 2009 0

The shrinking job market and increased foreclosures are a double-whammy for Richmonders without a safety net, leaving some no option but to live in a shelter or on the street, many for the first

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The Pipeline: Commercial Real Estate Round up for 3.20.09

The Pipeline: Commercial Real Estate Round up for 3.20.09

Al Harris March 20, 2009 0

Evergreen Enterprise Inc., a distributor of home and garden products, leased 44,000 square feet at 4551-4593 Carolina Ave in Henrico. CB Richard Ellis reports Cigna Companies, a provider of employee benefits, leased 16,000 square

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Is Black and Gold the new green?

Is Black and Gold the new green?

Al Harris March 19, 2009 1

When VCU plays UCLA tonight in Philadelphia, fans, the announcers will gush about scholar athletes, pure heart and the integrity of the sport. But the Big Dance is big business. And for a school

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