Richmond BizSense Richmond's Homepage For Business News Thu, 05 May 2016 14:05:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Boston-based firm makes West End office play Thu, 05 May 2016 10:04:21 +0000 A portfolio of West End office buildings is under new ownership in a deal that brings a local commercial real estate brokerage in as a new tenant. Grander Capital Partners purchased the office buildings at 7200, 7202, 7204 Glen Forest Drive, along with 7110 Forest Ave in the Glen Forest Office Park on May 4. ]]> 0 Carytown adds new shop, another moves up the street Thu, 05 May 2016 10:02:07 +0000 An out-of-town brand has plans to test Richmond’s retail waters next door to the new home of a local lingerie store. Trend, based in Blackstone, plans to open in June at 3103 W. Cary St. in Carytown. Owner Kim Moody has a lease for a 2,800-square-foot space that has recently been home to Phoenix 2.0. ]]> 0 Transformation of former Cloverleaf Mall hits a milestone Thu, 05 May 2016 10:01:10 +0000 The former site of Cloverleaf Mall is getting its first residential tenants. Virginia Beach-based Boyd Homes cut the ribbon last month on Element at Stonebridge, a 400-unit apartment project that completes the first residential piece of the larger Stonebridge mixed-use development where the former Southside mall once stood. The apartments are grouped in three buildings ]]> 0 The Docket: Local court roundup for 5.5.16 Thu, 05 May 2016 10:01:02 +0000
A specialty firm says it was deprived of the opportunity to purchase Virginia Historic Tax Credits, and a fire investigator claims he was defamed. See the full list of local lawsuits weekly with BizSense Pro]]> 0
Struggling riverfront golf club weighed for development, conservation Thu, 05 May 2016 10:00:29 +0000 There may finally be a light at the end of the fairway for a down-on-its-luck local golf course. Several deals are on the table to salvage and transform parts of River’s Bend Golf Club in Chester, including potentially selling the bulk of its riverfront land to a developer, conserving that land, and revamping the remaining ]]> 1 Trading Day: Local SEC filings for 5.5.16 Thu, 05 May 2016 10:00:08 +0000
Earnings season is in full swing with numbers rolling in from Genworth, local banks and other companies. ]]> 2
Another big tenant charging into Scott’s Addition Wed, 04 May 2016 10:03:51 +0000 With the ink still drying on a lease for a Shockoe Bottom space, a fast-growing Richmond company has signed another deal to set up shop in one of Scott’s Addition’s most recognizable buildings. Evatran, a maker of wireless charging stations for electric cars, announced Tuesday its plans to move to consolidate its manufacturing operations and ]]> 4 $1.7M deal to transform longtime Arby’s location Wed, 04 May 2016 10:02:59 +0000 A group of franchisees of a fast-growing chain of chicken restaurants forked over seven figures to land the brand’s first location in the city of Richmond. A Zaxby’s franchise is planned to open this fall at 2309 W. Broad St., in place of a recently shuttered Arby’s that had been there since 1968. The new ]]> 7 The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 5.4.16 Wed, 04 May 2016 10:01:56 +0000
A busy two weeks of patents with inventions from VCU, Dominion, kaleo, Altria, Chemtreat and more. ]]> 0
Gottwalds list Riverside Drive home for $3.1M Wed, 04 May 2016 10:00:07 +0000 Two members of one of Richmond’s most prominent and wealthiest families have listed their secondary home for $3.1 million. John D. and Margaret N. Gottwald are selling their 5,400-square-foot home at 7701 Riverside Drive, which they have used as a city retreat. The couple, who reside in Goochland County, listed the home April 28 through ]]> 1