Richmond BizSense Richmond's Homepage For Business News Fri, 27 May 2016 19:58:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Company trades Innsbrook for Chesterfield Fri, 27 May 2016 10:04:14 +0000 A local firm that specializes in due diligence is leaving its Innsbrook office for one its owner just bought in Chesterfield County. Dominion Due Diligence and its 120 employees will relocate by the end of the year to 201 Wylderose Drive, a 26,000-square-foot building purchased this month by its founder and president, Rob Hazelton. Through ]]> 1 Hard Hat Happy Hour: It’s a sellout Fri, 27 May 2016 10:03:06 +0000 We’ve packed the house. Tickets for the latest installment of BizSense’s Hard Hat Happy Hour: Presented by Sands Anderson, are officially sold out. A crowd of more than 200 quickly snatched up tickets for a chance to see the guts of the former Flood Zone and Have a Nice Day Café building at 11 S. ]]> 0 The Pipeline: Commercial real estate deals for 5.27.16 Fri, 27 May 2016 10:01:09 +0000
Some Carytown retail space gets snatched up, Scott's Addition continues its hot streak, a downtown building sells for $600,000, plus more space for Bon Secours, McKesson and others. ]]> 0
New Business Licenses: 5.27.16 Fri, 27 May 2016 10:00:14 +0000
Plenty of leads this week as a new cruise-centric travel agency, a new licensee for an East End hotel, a Southside chicken wings restaurant are among the dozens of new companies popping up around the region. ]]> 0
Shockoe motorcycle shop revs up for- and non-profit models Fri, 27 May 2016 10:00:08 +0000   A local motorcycle enthusiast is bringing a DIY aesthetic to his new repair shop in Shockoe Valley. Cory Manning, a certified Harley-Davidson mechanic, has opened Engine and Frame, a combination repair shop and community garage space at 1600 Valley Road. The venture combines a for-profit repair shop with a community space for riders to ]]> 1 Online farmers market hauls in some extra green Thu, 26 May 2016 10:03:09 +0000 Fresh off a rebranding and an expansion to Charlottesville, a local online farmers market is getting a boost to its coffers. Seasonal Roots, which until recently was known as Farm Table, is closing this week on a $600,000 capital raise that came together with help from Central Virginia Angels, an informal network of venture capitalists. ]]> 1 ‘Tween’ store set to debut on Patterson Ave. Thu, 26 May 2016 10:01:33 +0000 A new retailer that caters to a niche audience is setting up where two West End dessert shops left off. Clara b. is set to open Aug. 27 at 5716 Patterson Ave. Alletta Tate, a first-time shop owner, is behind the new business. She has a three-year lease on the 1,100-square-foot space that was formerly ]]> 0 The Docket: Local court roundup for 5.26.16 Thu, 26 May 2016 10:00:40 +0000
A homeowner says runoff from a Henrico fire station regularly floods her property, and a plaintiff claims a home improvement store refuses to honor her warranty. See the full list of local lawsuits weekly with BizSense Pro]]> 0
Trading Day: Local SEC filings for 5.26.16 Thu, 26 May 2016 10:00:10 +0000
Markel's president sells nearly $2 million worth of shares, ]]> 0
BioRide hitches on to Richmond Limousine Thu, 26 May 2016 10:00:06 +0000 In a bid to keep accelerating its growth, a local transportation company has acquired one of its smaller competitors. Richmond Limousine finalized a deal Wednesday to purchase 100 percent of BioRide, a grease-powered car service founded in 2010. The deal marks the second change of ownership for BioRide in the last 12 months. Founders Jeff ]]> 0