With a bullish view on its business prospects in Richmond, a Chicago-based midsized law firm has signed on for a new, larger office downtown.
Michael Schwartz is the editor of Richmond BizSense, and covers banking, lawsuits, finance, M&A and golf. He can be reached at [email protected] or 804-855-1037.
Six months after beginning his search for an “A-team” of local attorneys to join him at Whiteford Taylor & Preston’s new Richmond outpost, Vernon Inge has lured his next wave of recruits and found permanent office space for his group.
Richmond’s biggest bank last week cleared a hurdle on its path toward acquiring a Northern Virginia peer.
The Hilb Group ended 2018 the same way it ended the previous eight years: on an unrelenting acquisition streak.
Rather than thinking about retirement, a longtime local law firm accountant is driving full-on into a new entrepreneurial venture that stems from his lifelong pastime.
Continuing a trend it began in 2017, a big national bank is further shrinking its physical presence in the Richmond market.
A changing of the guard has occurred at a Richmond-area bank, as its longtime chief executive has passed the torch after nearly three decades.
Among the 1,000 or so news stories the dogged BizSense reporting crew churned out this year, there were some that caught readers’ attention in a special way, causing them to spread like wildfire.
As we take stock of another year’s accomplishments, we share with you our list of favorite stories: our biggest scoops, best reporting, most memorable storytelling, catchiest headlines and the brightest of colorful characters (dogs included) that we documented in 2018.
BizSense covers enough local business news and talks to enough people in the know to comfortably predict what stories will play out in Richmond in 2019.