Union First Market Bank

Local bank branches on list to be closed

StellarOne Robious Road

More than a dozen bank branches across the state – including two that recently opened in the Richmond market – are set to close next year as a result of the year’s biggest local banking deal.

Union First closes 4 branches


Outposts of the bank in Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, Port Royal and Mechanicsville have been shuttered.

Bank of Virginia grabs another rung


One local bank continued to climb its way out of the doldrums, according to ratings released this month, while another fell further.

Union First prunes its branches


The area’s biggest bank is closing four of its Virginia branches, including one in Richmond.

Shifting resources


A well known local businessman is using a portion of his stake in Richmond’s biggest bank to pay down a loan on a condo project.

Union First Market Bank to exit TARP

Richmond’s biggest bank is paying $35 million to exit the federal Troubled Asset Relief Program, a move it hopes will boost its stock.

Going, going, gone

The doors to the world of two bankrupt Richmond socialites will soon open to the public as their estate is liquidated.

Fergusons' bankrupt businesses to be sold

The business interests and commercial real estate holdings of two bankrupt Richmond socialites will be auctioned off in the coming months.