Best names this week: Verry Berry Corp of Virginia. Recess Amusements, LLC.
Another group of Richmond lawyers has caught the entrepreneurial bug. Fifteen lawyers from several LeClairRyan offices have left the Richmond-based law firm to set out on their own.
A year after one of Richmond’s biggest homebuilders filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection, most of its property has returned to the lenders, and the company has a final plan to finish liquidating. And now unsecured creditors know what they will be getting.
One lawyer leaves a big firm to set out on his own, while another leaves a big firm for another big firm. Plus new hires in investment banking and real estate, and a departure in marketing.
With his company having lost nearly $19 million in the last two years and regulatory examiners breathing down the company’s neck, the head of Central Virginia Bankshares announced his plans to retire by year’s end, the company said Friday.
The vacancy rate for apartment units in Metro Richmond in the first quarter of 2010 was the highest it has been in five years, reports the real estate research firm Reis Inc.
A Church hill home near Chimborazo plus a Chesterfield house assessed at more than $500,000 make the list this week.
A Richmond entrepreneur has a way for that glass bottle you’re about to throw out to find new life as an industrial tool.
In March one of Richmond’s biggest pet industry players sold her decades-old company to a bigger firm. The financial structure was straight-forward enough, but what made the deal unusual was that the two companies sell very different sort of products and have a different theory on how to train dogs.
This week overzealous debt collectors get hit with complaints, while a host of businesses try to collect past-due bills and a dance instructor upsets her former studio by trying to divert young dancers to another studio.