Willow Lawn, one of the area’s first malls, will be going back to the sort of in-line retail concept that was popular before enclosed malls became all the rage.
Farmers markets are hot right now, but that has been a mixed blessing for the region’s oldest operation. This week, RBS talks with George Bolos, the manager of the 17th Street Farmer’s Market. He has found a niche by adding outdoor events and hopes to enhance the market by adding an indoor option.
Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling delivered a summary of the state’s efforts to grow the economy and spur job creation. Bolling said that in the first 100 days of Gov. Bob McDonnell’s administration, the state has closed more than 50 economic development deals resulting in $300 million in capital investment and creating 3,100 jobs.
Hanover County purchased a 14,400 square feet flex condo unit at 9732-9742 Atlee Commons Road in Hanover for $1.7 million. The Witmeyer Law Firm leased 1,920 square feet at 10035 Sliding Hill Road in Hanover.
Midlothian-based Bank of Virginia has found a partner that will strengthen its balance sheet and help meet conditions set forth by regulators in January.
An 89-year-old woman sued a Chesterfield Wal-Mart for $2 million after she fell.
Best new names this week: Facial Xpressions and MR Bail’s Bonding Service.
There’s been a lot of negotiations and a lot of paperwork, but signed deal to start the bidding process for the Federal Club has proven as elusive as a hole-in-one.
A local outreach center that helps individuals with intellectual disabilities moved into its new 24,000-square-foot facility in Northside this week. The ARCenter, the Greater Richmond ARC’s new home for its development and care programs, is at 3600 Saunders Ave. It also has office space for its staff members.
A fat Herd this week with two departures – an executive at a local insurance firm and a lobbyist at the Chamber – and hires in law, investment banking and commercial real estate. Plus a Marine who enlisted on Sept. 12, 2001, is the new headmaster at a private school.