The dummy might soon be homeless

An office on the scenic 19th floor of a downtown office building is available for leasing after a Virginia-based investment firm shut down last month. But the dummy sitting in the entrance way is still there, at least for now.

Foreclosures 6.22.10

Another huge list of properties this week. Most have assessed values of less than $250,000, but a handful in Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico are much more expensive.

Rest rooms would be nice

The Virginal Capital Trail Foundation, the organization overseeing the construction of a 55-mile bike trail connecting Richmond and Jamestown, is on the hunt for corporate cash.

Monday Q&A: The cupcake strategy?

Wendy Wyne, who runs an event planning firm in Richmond, said the volume of corporate events fell when the economy tanked. But now it’s coming back, she said. “How does the economy get better? It gets better when people start spending money. It also makes the employees feel better and keeps morale up. “

The Docket: Circuit Court Roundup for 6.21.10

A local hotel wants church Group that rented a big block of rooms to pay for damage when a sprinkler malfunctioned because a customer allegedly put a t-shirt over it, while two companies battle over a non-compete clause.

Another Va. bank enters survival mode

The troubled Norfolk-based successor of Bank of Richmond yesterday became the latest bank to enter into an agreement with federal and state regulators by which it must devise a turnaround plan.

New shop saw hole in the donut market

A new donut shop has opened up near Innsbrook with the help of stimulus money from the state. And the owners want to employ some disabled workers.