Office Sense: Beerland

Office Sense is back. This week we cool off in the Brown Distributing fridges. The local distributor moved into a new facility a year and a half ago.

Markel buys half of local private equity fund

An arm of a local insurance giant has invested in a Richmond-based private equity fund that buys distressed real estate projects with the goal of fixing the management, injecting more money and coming out with a handsome return.

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.