Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. So sing the ski mountain businesses in Virginia and West Virginia. The powdery stuff is nature’s best marketing tool, reminding Richmonders that there are ways to recreate even in the winter. Plus, BizSense has a list of where to hit the slopes and what deals are coming up.
A quick run-down of where you can ski, and what deals are being offered.
A handful of local projects could get a big boost from a federal stimulus program that funds tax-free bonds.
The Virginia General Assembly starts in two days. Here is a round up of a few bills that have been introduced that could affect your business.
This week, BizSense chats with a savvy entrepreneur who handles a service that most colleges and event operators are thrilled to get off their plates. Dan Schmitt’s company, RMC Events, has more than 1,000 employees.
The owner of a cookie store franchise in Carytown faced a tough business decision when the parent company started filling online orders that made up the bulk of her business. Now she’s launching a new venture in the same space.
Two attorneys left one of Richmond’s larger law firms and set out on their own, and they’re not going to bill clients in six-minute increments.
In this week’s Guest Opinion, Tom Bowden weighs in on the drawbacks of the cul-de-sac, the very sort of neighborhood he chose to live in for all the standard reasons.
Despite the fact that Congress has raised the federal minimum wage for other workers several times in recent years, the base minimum wage for restaurant waitstaff (not including tips) has remained at $2.13 per hour since 1991. That makes it tough on local waitstaff, but it also presents a challenge for restaurant owners.
The project had been in the planning and financing stages for about three years, but the development company just closed on the property about two weeks ago.