Alcohol billboard debuts in Virginia (Times-Dispatch)
Just in time for Independence Day, Jack Daniel’s whiskey has become the first alcoholic beverage to be advertised on an outdoor billboard in Virginia.
Olympia Development buys office site in Va. Beach (Virginian-Pilot)
Olympia Development Corp. announced Monday that it has spent $12.6 million to purchase a six-story office building near the intersection of Interstate 264 and Newtown Road.
Virginia again tops CNBC’s good-for-business list (Roanoke Times)
Virginia has been named the nation’s “Top State for Business” in 2011 by the CNBC business news channel, which annually measures states’ competitiveness.
Investors May Lose as Congress Saves Money on Adviser Oversight (Business Week)
Congress may hand oversight of almost 12,000 investment advisers to Wall Street’s self-funded regulator as a cost-saving measure.
Gay weddings mean big business (Fortune)
Gays and lesbians are not the only ones celebrating the recent passage of same-sex marriage legislation in New York. Companies big and small are gearing up to what they hope is going to be a bonanza in new business from the expected deluge of gay and lesbian wedding ceremonies once it becomes legal.
Wanted: Nerf’s New Line Of Military Grade Water Guns (Fast Company)
Nerf’s newest arsenal of water guns will make you the stuff of water-war legend.