Just before he is due to appear in court on multiple fraud charges, formerly high-flying developer Justin French was hit last week with two default judgments against him totaling almost $2 million for failing to repay loans.
The problem with ABC privatization is not the concept, writes Mike Thompson. The challenge is coming up with the revenue to replace the current system, which places an average effective tax rate on distilled spirits of 94 percent.
Hanover County Community Services Board is getting a new office on Bell Creek Road. Plus Virginia Barbeque leased 1,000 sf in Lakeside Towne Center. And Amtech Communications leased 1,695 sf at Boulders II.
A Richmond medical diagnostic startup is on a hiring binge.
For a few dozen local establishments, Restaurant Week is a chance to get new customers in the door and hopefully please their taste buds enough to get them to return.
This year, on the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Venture Forum, they looked back at some of the most successful businesses and visionaries of the last quarter century.
Best name this week: Truthspeake, LLC.
Big trouble at Commonwealth BioTech. Big paycuts at Star Scientific. The buying binge continues at Apple REIT Nine. And a new CFO at CarMax. Plus earnings from EVB, where nonperforming assets rose nearly 60 percent.
A West-end printer of signs and displays closed earlier this month. The rent for specialized equipment became too much of an expense as the recession dragged on.
Despite the conventional wisdom that online readers are not willing to pay for news, we have launched a premium section of our site for subscribers.