Al Harris

Livewire gets its own home upgrade

After making three acquisitions this year, the home technology company has found itself some more room to operate.

Mall nixes plans to track shoppers’ cell phones

The owner of Short Pump Town Center has canceled its plans to track shoppers’ movements through the mall after receiving a complaint from a U.S. Senator. Forest City Enterprises had planned to use the technology, called FootPath, at Short Pump and another mall in southern California through New Year’s Day to observe how individuals traveled… Read more »

Monday Q&A: Bike designer’s wheels are turning

The name might be Dutch, but the product is made in Richmond. Hinmaton Hisler is the designer and builder behind Stijl Cycles, a two-year-old company based in Manchester. Hisler is one of the three principals of Tektonics Design Group, which has a large fabrication shop in Manchester. The company designs and manufactures metal and wood… Read more »

New hotel under construction in Henrico

Site work is under way at West Broad Street and Glenside Drive on a new location for the local franchise of an extended stay hotel chain.