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Fairgrounds fiasco

Redeveloping the land won’t be easy, especially if Wayne Acors and the Caroline County Board of Supervisors have anything to say about it.

State fair shuts down after 150 years

A victim of a poorly timed stock sale that locked in enormous losses, the State Fair of Virginia is no more. Its 360-acre fairgrounds in Caroline County will be auctioned off.

SportsQuest founder responds to latest lawsuits

Two local companies are getting more aggressive in their attempts to recover money SportsQuest owes them, and SportsQuest founder Steve Burton says he’s working hard to find the money to pay contractors.

Carytown gets a taste of Down Under

A former Richmond restaurateur has stepped back into the game and brought the taste of New Zealand burgers to the old Ellwood Thompson’s Cafe space.

Thalhimer expands into South Carolina

With its latest acquisition, the Richmond-based commercial brokerage adds eight brokers and one administrator to its payroll.

A victim of the recession: Prompt real estate taxes

Land developers make up the biggest chunk of tax delinquent businesses in the Richmond area. But the list also includes a golf course in Henrico, a music venue downtown and a planned sports complex in Chesterfield.

Martin’s hopes to fuel loyalty

Martin’s is betting that new gas stations at its stores will help reverse the chain’s slipping market share.

LeClairRyan loses its Ryan

Dennis Ryan is retiring from the firm that bears his name for a fast-growing medical testing company.