The Pipeline: Commercial Real Estate Round Up for 5.28.10

Dominion Enterprises leased 7,795 square feet in Moorefield Office Park in Chesterfield, Hibachi Grill & Supreme Buffet leased 13,000 square feet in Richmond and Performance AutoSport, Inc. leased 8,400 square feet on Tomlynn St. in Richmond.

High-energy happy hour

The driving force behind some of the most popular running races in Richmond is adding a new event for the corporate types.

CRE tidbits

A local real estate firm has launched a new website, and another national firm with a local presence has opened a Hampton Roads office.

Trading day: Inside the SEC filings of local public companies

BizSense’s new weekly data section “Trading Day” is a rundown of what local publicly traded companies have filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This week, it includes the reelection of board members at Altria, stock awards at C&F Bank and the announcement that a vice president at Genworth plans to retire. Publicly traded companies must file certain information with the SEC, including when “insiders” buy or sell stock.

Anthology’s success is no mystery

A new anthology of short stories set in Richmond and written mostly by local authors is flying off the bookshelves.

Fed report: It’s not easy being small

Small and medium-size banks continued to bear the brunt of the sluggish economy in the first quarter of 2010 compared with large banks.

County tries to hedge its SportsQuest bet

Officials at Chesterfield County wants to boost sports tourism and wants its residents to have use of new synthetic turf fields. At the same time, it wants to limit its risk should a mega sports complex currently under construction flop.

SportsQuest grant request goes to supervisors

The Chesterfield Economic Development Authority is requesting that the Board of Supervisors approve a $2 million grant and a $2.3 million, 20-year lease with SportsQuest, a mega sports project planned for the intersection of Route 288 and Powhite Parkway.