Jim Porter is the designated driver of 2,000 Richmonders each weekend. His retired school buses shuttle party-goers from downtown to Carytown and back. And with the backing of some local restaurants, he wants to add a few more buses.
A new community center in the Northside section of Richmond will feature three kinds of solar roof panels that will heat 85 percent of the building’s hot water and generate 15 percent of its electricity. It will also have heat radiant flooring.
Thalhimer reports the following deal: Stratford University leased 52,020 square feet in the former S&K headquarters property at 11100 West Broad Street in Henrico. Grubb & Ellis | Harrison & Bates reports the following deals: Triple Play Services leased 85,420 square feet at 4810 Eubank Road in Henrico. French Development LLC leased 15,000 square feet… Read more »
A Shockoe Bottom apartment complex is scheduled to be auctioned on the courthouse steps Feb. 9.
Debra Ruh has been on the cover of Virginia Business magazine, and she’s been written up in Fortune. But now Ruh’s face is on the side of San Francisco’s Bay Bridge, and she appears on the Dell homepage.
It might be a Hollywood ending after all. The Virginia film industry, along with the state’s film office, has been lobbying the General Assembly for years to increase the incentives available to production companies. This year, their wish might finally come true.
Now that federal regulators have blessed the deal, two local banks can move ahead with their merger. Union First Market Bank, as the new company is called, will still have outlets in supermarkets.
The slow real estate market is sending more small-time rental property owners into bankruptcy, and one attorney says we haven’t seen the worst of the bankruptcy boom.
We’ve covered lots of former Circuit City employees as they venture off into the world of entrepreneurship. But it’s going to be hard to top the copy writer-turned-bail-bondsman we chatted with for this week’s Q&A.
The City of Richmond has launched a much-improved website. BizSense took it for a test drive, finding some neat ways it can help businesses and save time finding and completing required forms.