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Demand for construction begins to rebuild

Demand for construction begins to rebuild

Al Harris April 21, 2010 2

Residential and commercial construction in Henrico and Chesterfield counties has rebounded from the nadir of 2009 but has not come close to regaining the steam of the go-go years, according to a BizSense analysis

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BizSense Trends: ‘It’s like going from a Suburban down to a Ferrari’

BizSense Trends: ‘It’s like going from a Suburban down to a Ferrari’

Phaedra Hise January 4, 2010 2

In this first in a monthly series on emerging business trends, we find Richmond homebuyers aren’t cutting their budgets so much as they are focusing on quality. Relatively speaking, small, quaint and more efficient

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Local housing market improving?

Local housing market improving?

Al Harris September 18, 2009 4

The home-building industry is slowly emerging from deep hibernation. And some builders around town say it’s the smaller homes that people will want to buy.

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On Your Right, Foreclosure No. 3

On Your Right, Foreclosure No. 3

Aaron Kremer March 9, 2009 1

For four weeks now, Brick Smith has been driving investors or other bargain-hunters to look at foreclosed homes. It’s a new niche for the 25-year veteran Realtor. On a cold Saturday last month, Brick

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Riverfront condos slow to catch on

Riverfront condos slow to catch on

Alec Depcrynski September 24, 2008 0

The two riverfront condo towers are around 50% occupied, according to a BizSense count. Note: After we published this story, Jack Berry, Executive Director for Venture Richmond, got in touch with us to give

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Home builders anxiously wait it out

Home builders anxiously wait it out

Aaron Kremer September 17, 2008 1

Anyone who has anything to do with putting up a house – electricians, plumbers, flooring contractors, painters – have all reacted to slower demand by cutting capacity. A Q&A with Gray Stettinius, president of

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