Jonathan Spiers

Jonathan joined BizSense in early 2015 after a decade of reporting in Wilmington, N.C., and at the Henrico County Leader. The Virginia Tech grad covers government, real estate, advertising/marketing and other news. Reach him at [email protected] or (804) 308-2447.

Dominion, MWV announce acquisitions

The two downtown firms have both announced deals to buy other companies: MWV is scooping up a subsidiary of its biggest competitor, and a Dominion partnership is buying the owner of a southern natural gas pipeline.

Judge denies dismissal of state fair suit

Failing in their efforts to get a lawsuit against them thrown out, a downtown law firm and the Virginia Farm Bureau will face off against a New Kent company in court that sued over an alleged conspiracy to botch its purchase of the Virginia State Fair.

Powhatan riverfront home dodges auction

The owners of a home in Powhatan filed for bankruptcy last week, stalling the foreclosure of their 12-acre property. The riverfront home and a larger tract of land around it have been on the market for more than a year, and this isn’t the first time it has been on the auction block.