Two M&A deals gone sour. More fallout from a failed real estate development in Chesterfield with a plaintiff trying to enforce a guarantee. And two subcontractors who are suing to get paid by a general contractor who remodeled a Harley Davidson dealership.
A company in Mechanicsville has a patent for a plastic water bottle launcher. Plus patents from VCU, a Shockoe Slip company and an invention from a photographic firm in Petersburg.
New business names of the week: Dogtopia, God Rox and OCD Cleaning Services.
More suits against SportsQuest and this time defendants are coming after Chesterfield County, too. Plus more contractor disputes and a homeowners association wants the developer of a subdivison to pay taxes and hand over the common area. And in Richmond, a building inspector is suing for an accident that occurred while on an inspection.
Licenses this week for a new BBQ restaurant on Brook Road, a froyo shop at Willow Lawn and a retailer called Excellento.
Lots of landlord collections: One is chasing $40,000 from the business formerly known as “Suitable for Framing” and another is trying to get $300,000 from two restaurant at Regency including from a local BBQ joint. Plus SunTrust is chasing a bunch of LLC’s. Another mechanic’s lien at SportsQuest. And a patron claims she was injured at a local rock climbing wall and is seeking $20 million.
A long list this month of homes that sold in March for more than $500,000. And all sorts of architecture, too.
A local inventor is trying to patent a new type of grip for golf putters. And for all those menthol cigarette fans out there, Philip Morris has a new patent just for you.
A new cycling shop and new restaurants around town this week. And the interesting new business names of the week: Smiling Racoon and 4th and Long Foundation.
A packed docket this week: a local bank wants a receiver appointed for a new Henrico hotel, claiming it hasn’t been paid millions that it lent. Plus a dispute between a chef and Bookbinder’s restaurant. And an unusual lease squabble involving a tenant who claims she was shot by another tenant, and then not allowed to break her lease, even though she’d been shot by a tenant the leasing company allowed in the building. And a bank has a confessed judgement against SportsQuest for $300,000.