Capital One

Capital One wants to spread out

One of Richmond’s largest employers is building 300,000 square feet of new space at its massive West Creek campus in Goochland County.

A $270M reason to close a deal

There is more than one reason for Capital One to make sure it closes its pending acquisition of ING Group’s online banking businesses. Try 270 million reasons. According to a recent report in the Washington Business Journal, the deal between Capital One and ING includes a $270 million termination fee. That means Capital One would be… Read more »

The R&D Dept.; Local Patents for 3.16.11

Capital One has a new invention to help people get more credit. Plus, the brains at Afton Chemical are at it again; and a local inventors teams with a group in India on a complex invention.

Nice office; Does it come furnished?

Over the last two years office vacancy has crept up as companies have moved, downsized or closed their doors. And they often times leaving their furniture behind. That has created a nifty incentive for landlords and made life much easier for tenants who don’t want the extra hassle/headache of finding furniture and getting it into the space.

MBA students write their own lessons

MBA students at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business spent two weekends on lock-down — including a full weekend at the Jefferson Hotel — and then presented their findings to executives of a Fortune 500 company for judging.

58 laid off at Capital One

Capital One Financial Corporation is cutting 58 jobs from their US Card division. About 40 of the cuts in the Richmond area, the rest will be at the company’s headquarters in McLean.