Planet Fitness leased 16,000 sf at Robious Hall Shopping Center in Chesterfield County
while Central Virginia Health Network, Inc. has leased an additional 3,711 sf.
The City of Richmond has joined a growing list of municipalities hoping tech giant Google picks it for a new a high-speed broadband experiment that could increase Internet surf times by 100. And a video will be out next week featuring local political and business leaders.
Local business wunderkind Joel Erb seems to be making a bit of a comeback. That may seem an odd word to use for a 26 year-old entrepreneur, but Erb started his first company at age 15. Now he is developing an iPhone “App” that lets concert goers order merchandise while at a concert – no need to visit the long lines or interact with moody merch-vender.
Best names this week: Poshfairytail Inc. and Tow for U LLC.
A local commercial real estate veteran spent the last three and a half years designing and building a stretchy cell phone accessory he hopes will become the Bluetooth or holster for a new generation of users. This is his first invention.
The University of Richmond has a bad outbreak of March Madness. But a team of crack finance students are trying to go to the Big Dance for another tournament.
A big and diverse Herd this week, including a new sustainability manager for the City of Richmond and a lawyer-turned-VP-of-communications.
Two hundred acres of farmland with a stretch of James River waterfront will be auctioned off March 25, the result of a foreclosure of one of Richmond’s biggest home builders.
The Home Builders Association of Richmond last week launched a website that has news about the two federal tax credit programs as well as a listing of new homes for sale in the Richmond region.
Eleven properties in this week’s list have defaulted loan values of more that $250,000, with Chesterfield seeing a particularly expensive property that had a value of $877,100.