The Pipeline: Commercial Real Estate Round Up for 2.26.10

Thalhimer reports the following deals: RJW6, LLC purchased the approx. 4,800 sq. ft. industrial property at 2709 Willard Road in Henrico from John Jen, LLC for $340,000 and will operate their business, Mosquito Squad of Richmond, at this location. Boushra F. Mikheal purchased the approx. 12,000 sq. ft. retail building situated on 1.25 acres at… Read more »

Siblings launch web startup

Charles Bice and Amy de Venoge think they have come up with a way to take the juggling out of scheduling.

Developers cling to Reynolds site

Developers have signed a contract to purchase the Reynolds Metals properties along the Canal Walk to build apartments, shops and restaurants.

A ‘sign’ of the times

The FastSigns store at 8707 W. Broad St. has moved to a new location in the Innsbrook area. The company’s store at Horsepen Road and Broad Street can serve the area that the original FastSigns store in Richmond had served, said company executive Bill Sroka. Sroka and Ed Fagenson are partners in SignRush Inc., a… Read more »

The Herd: New hires and promotions for 2.24.10

A retiring university president joins one the board of one of the area’s biggest companies and a hard-nosed reporter gets shown the door, all in this week’s Herd.

Retailers rally for online tax bill

Packed into Senate Room 2 were brick-and-mortar retailers wearing campaign style buttons with slogans like, “Stop Internet Tax Evasion;” absent was Amazon, or any other major target of the bill, which according to Nancy Thomas, president and CEO of the Retail Merchants Association, is precisely the reason for the bill’s necessity. “Virginia retailers give back… Read more »

Chesterfield property values expected to decline next year

This article originally appeared in the Chesterfield Observer, an RBS news partner. Tax revenues in Chesterfield County are likely to continue declining next year because existing residential assessments are projected to drop 2 percent while commercial assessments fall another 8 percent. That was the sobering news presented last week by Allan Carmody, the county’s budget… Read more »