Pace of development picking up in Chesterfield (Times-Dispatch)
Chesterfield County’s sleeping giant — Roseland — has awakened, and so has development activity in the rest of the county.
At last, the big wave breaks (Inside Business)
For Don Shearon, being in the wave technology business has been a wild ride. Ocean Innovations, a Virginia Beach business that specializes in creating patented wave and water technology, officially started in 2006 – just a couple of years before the economy tanked. So when special effects studio Zircon FX contacted Ocean Innovations in October 2009 to use its patented, portable wave generator for Universal Pictures’ film, “Charlie St. Cloud,” Shearon saw the opportunity as a “light at the end of the tunnel.”
Uncertain future awaits uprooted market tenants (Roanoke Times)
Just weeks before the downtown landmark closes for renovation, many of its businesses are unsure of their plans during the closure or whether they’ll be back once the building reopens.
Homeownership rate continues to slide (USA Today)
Millions of houses on the verge of foreclosure threaten to send homeownership to its lowest level in 50 years, according to new industry estimates.
Turning Mess Into Success (WSJ)
A company that got its first press on RBS is featured in the WSJ.Matt Paxton founded a company, Clutter Cleaner, that specializes in hoarder work. Now, it’s featured on A&E’s “Hoarders” and changing people’s lives.
How to Optimize Your Site for Search (Inc.)
Want to drive more potential customers to your website? Here are some basic steps to take that will help boost your presence on the search engines.