Michael Schwartz will cover banking, finance and general assignments for us. He comes to Richmond from Hampton Roads, where he has worked as a business reporter for more than five years. Come meet him at a BizSense happy hour next week.
Best name this week: “It’s Electric!”
First Capital Bank has become the proud owner of its Innsbrook corporate headquarters after leasing space there for five years.
A hotel restaurant in Henrico County is no longer branded under the Shula’s name.
The company that purchased Qimonda’s sprawling plant in Eastern Henrico has hired a chief technology officer to come to Richmond. Plus new hires in IT, accounting and HR, and a board appointment for a local venture capitalist.
Two of Richmond’s biggest commercial real estate firms will soon be packing up and moving to new headquarters.
This week’s listing includes a home in Glen Allen with an original loan value of more than $800,000, nearly twice as much as the next highest. Plus a property on Rothesay Circle near the river.
Of the 140 members of Virginia’s General Assembly, 30 have Twitter accounts – but do they have anything to say?
The Sustainability Park in Chester plans to go even greener. Brenda Robinson, owner of the eco-conscious industrial park, has joined with Algal Farms owner Jes Sprouse to bring an unused water treatment plant on the site back into operation.
A Richmond-based pet supply company has the sort of story that would make most other entrepreneurs green with envy. This week, RBS chats with the founder of Bully Sticks to catch up on his growth plans and how the recession has helped his business.