There’s an app for that

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.

Glued to the cell phone

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.

March Madness for stock analysis

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.

‘Tax credits! Get your tax credits!’

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.

Foreclosures 3.16.10

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.