The Agenda: Local government briefs for 1.24.22

Richmond casino proposal will come back for a second vote

The Richmond City Council considers a second casino referendum, a Chesterfield developer wants his own landing strip, and Petersburg names a new economic development director.

Foreclosures: 1.18.22

stock foreclosures

This week’s listing of auctions are in Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Petersburg, Prince George and Richmond. (BizSense Pro subscription required)

The BizSense Crystal Ball: Things to watch in 2022

Things to watch in Richmond area in 2022

Progress on The Diamond District, GreenCity and CityCenter developments, a proposed casino could resurface in Petersburg, Michael Hild could get a new trial, and more.

Lumber Layoffs

Roper Brothers Lumber has laid off dozens of workers due to a slowdown in the housing sector. The Petersburg-based company, which had operations around Virginia and North Carolina, closed a plant in Raleigh, let go of around 22 workers at a Newport News Truss plant, and cut the size of the workforce at showrooms in… Read more »