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Golf club tees off under new owner

Golf club tees off under new owner

Michael Schwartz January 6, 2015 1

A California-based golf company is stepping in to take control of a Glen Allen club, dissipating a long struggle between the course's builder and former owner and its members

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Nasdaq scoops up local firm

Nasdaq scoops up local firm

Michael Schwartz January 6, 2015 1

A nearly 30-year-old Southside investment firm has been sold to the New York stock giant for $225 million.

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Banks seal $275 million merger

Banks seal $275 million merger

Michael Schwartz January 6, 2015 0

After the official closure of a huge acquisition, a long-standing local bank has been absorbed and its CEO has stepped down from his post

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DealFlow: Local investment banking roundup for Dec. 31, 2014

DealFlow: Local investment banking roundup for Dec. 31, 2014

Michael Schwartz December 31, 2014 0

Local investment banking firms finishing out the year with a bang, as more than a dozen deals are closed by Harris Williams, BB&T Capital Markets, Matrix Capital and more.

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Editor’s picks: Our favorite BizSense stories of 2014

Editor’s picks: Our favorite BizSense stories of 2014

Michael Schwartz December 31, 2014 0

The quirky, the scandalous and interesting stories that stuck with us among the nearly 1,000 published this year include articles focused on beer, identity theft, heavy metal music and a $160 million development project

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2014: The year of the grocer

2014: The year of the grocer

Michael Schwartz December 28, 2014 0

Richmond became a battleground for huge grocery chains this year, with Walmart, Kroger, Wegmans and more vying for the carts of local shoppers. And with a long list of projects in the works for

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Local banking 2014: A year for deals and out-of-towners

Local banking 2014: A year for deals and out-of-towners

Michael Schwartz December 28, 2014 0

A wave of consolidations hit Richmond this year as smaller banks combined forces. And 2014 saw the formation of a mini banking hub in the West End and the expansion of several out-of-town banks

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From dog treats to triathlons

From dog treats to triathlons

Michael Schwartz December 22, 2014 1

After getting a taste for triathlons, the head of a fast-growing local pet goods company turned a new hobby into his latest business venture.

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Bank shakes poor rating streak

Bank shakes poor rating streak

Michael Schwartz December 21, 2014 0

Quarterly ratings of banks and federal credit unions show that a struggling local bank is turning things around. And other area banks have also shown improvement or stability. But one Chesterfield credit union fell

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