Comic book dealer’s secret hideout

Surrounded by hundreds of thousands of comic books, Brett Carreras shows the crown jewel of his inventory. The restored copy of Batman No. 1, the first appearance of the Joker, is protected by a hard plastic case (Batman first appeared in Detective Comics #27).

Q&A: GRTC chief on a mission

When John M. Lewis Jr. took over as chief executive of the Greater Richmond Transit Company in 2005, he met with the board of directors to develop a strategic plan for the bus system.

Guest Opinion: Before you call banks stingy, learn the five C’s

The views expressed in Guest Opinions represent only those of the author and are in no way endorsed by Richmond BizSense or any BizSense staff member. It might seem that banks have purposefully set out to make life difficult for would-be borrowers by refusing loans.

Layoff protection plans: Marketing gold?

At first, Danny Fisher wasn’t a fan of Hyundai’s new marketing campaign for “Total Assurance,” which would let a customer who had lost a job return a new car. Fisher, the general sales manager at West Broad Hyundai, said he didn’t think it would drive shoppers into the dealership. That was in January. He has… Read more »

Midlothian strip center sells for $7 million

Midlothian Center, on Wadsworth Drive in Chesterfield County, was purchased by a private investor for $7 million in cash. The seller was Allied Capital REIT, based in Washington.