Townme is an interesting concept, but, for my money, it doesn’t replace yellowbook.com or Google Maps for Richmond results.
Some self-employed business owners are setting up office-shares to defray costs and to have warm bodies around to bounce around ideas. And three local entrepreneurs think they have a better alternative to the growing throngs of self-employed Richmonders who use Starbucks and Panera as their de facto offices.
High-Speed rail in Richmond could make D.C. an easy 1.5 hour trip. But it will take billions in federal funds. The proposal has strong backing from the local business community; BizSense sat down with Whitt Clement to see what all the hype is about.
CB Richard Ellis reports the following transactions: Briefings Media Group, LLC, a publishing company, leased 8,300 square feet at 2807 N. Parham Road in Henrico. CSX Transportation leased 6,200 square feet at 1610 Forest Ave in Henrico. Taylor Long Properties reports the following transactions: Curves for Women, a health club, leased 2,000 square feet at… Read more »
Customers across the board expect lower prices, and in the wealth management game, that means lower fees. On the plus side, many of the smaller firms in town say they are successfully luring away clients who formerly worked with larger financial advisors.
BizSense goes behind the scenes of one of the most ambitious adaptive reuse projects in town: Odell Architect’s new headquarters in the Lucky Strike power plant. This is one of our finest videos yet, with some new editing tricks thrown in.
Republican Bob McDonnell is still raising more cash from the Richmond business community, but Democratic candidate Sen. Creigh Deeds has been busy playing catch-up.
Chesterfield biotech firm Commonwealth Biotechnologies plans to sell off segments of its business to Bostwick Laboratories, which is based in the West End. Bostwick plans to go public this year.
Seven GVA Advantis brokers left the troubled firm last week and are starting an affiliate of a new firm. Leading the pack is Charles Polk, who was GVA’s all-time top-producing broker.
Businesses used to have to pay dearly for a system that would let a worker at one computer save a story on a company-wide network that another worker could pull up. It was just a matter of time before the Web came after this pricey software. And my, how it has.