The Pipeline: Commercial Real Estate Round Up for 3.5.10

Virginia Credit Union purchased the former Hops Restaurant building at 9498 West Broad Street in Henrico County from BRC Richmond, LLC for $1,450,000. Woods Rogers, PLC subleased 5,100 square feet at Riverfront Plaza, 901 E. Byrd St., in Richmond.

Legislature OKs tastings in ABC stores

Virginians soon may be able to try before they buy at their local ABC store. The General Assembly has passed a bill allowing wine and liquor tasting events at the government-run outlets.

‘I wanted ownership’

When S&K Menswear closed last year, Scott Ilnicky found himself out of work for the first time in 20 years. Now he’s the second former S&K-er to set out on his own in the apparel business with his business partner/wife.

Richmond-based group pushes for cap and trade

The Commonwealth Business Council for a Competitive Economy recently formed to give a voice to businesses that support a cap and trade bill, most of which are engaged in green industries.