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A call to Richmond’s most generous companies

A call to Richmond’s most generous companies

Michael Schwartz February 24, 2015 1

Richmond BizSense is excited to announce the second annual Generosity Inc. list and celebration - a recognition of the local firms large and small that made donations to charitable organizations in 2014. Find out

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Developer bringing new homes to the Fan

Developer bringing new homes to the Fan

Michael Thompson February 23, 2015 2

A local developer plans to build a $2.5 million row house and condo project on a small plot on Kensington Avenue atop a former nonprofit office

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Downtown hotel handing keys to new owner

Downtown hotel handing keys to new owner

Katie Demeria February 20, 2015 0

A Hilton-branded hotel near VCU is nearing a sale to a company that's growing in college towns across the country. And the buyer has multimillion-dollar renovations in mind for the property.

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Dolls have bad days, too

Dolls have bad days, too

Michael Thompson February 6, 2015 0

When overly cheery-faced dolls seem unsympathetic, a local entrepreneur wants kids to turn to her new business: toys that frown.

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Regency Square mall sold for $13M

Regency Square mall sold for $13M

Katie Demeria February 4, 2015 1

Two local development firms with large-scale projects under their belts have sealed their joint purchase of a West End mall after years of lender ownership

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Local investor buys out fro-yo empire

Local investor buys out fro-yo empire

Michael Thompson February 3, 2015 2

A Shockoe Bottom private equity firm has taken over the locally based frozen yogurt giant sweetFrog. But the chain's founder and former CEO says he's turning his focus to his second concept and a

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West End theater to close, slated for redevelopment

West End theater to close, slated for redevelopment

Katie Demeria January 26, 2015 20

A local family has taken over two properties - including a small movie theater - near Libbie and Grove avenues and is looking into potential redevelopment plans with the theater's closing date approaching

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Entrepreneurs wheel out their mobile party

Entrepreneurs wheel out their mobile party

Michael Thompson January 21, 2015 3

With a 14-person bike trolley on the way, two entrepreneurs are getting ready to roll out their social startup that will carry riders on tours of Richmond's restaurants and breweries.

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Family cidery plants roots in Goochland

Family cidery plants roots in Goochland

Michael Thompson January 11, 2015 3

A self-described "modern day Brady Bunch" came to Richmond from California to follow their dream of owning a farm and winery.

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Fitness franchise fills old Kmart space

Fitness franchise fills old Kmart space

Michael Thompson January 8, 2015 4

A Florida businessman is pushing another fitness brand into the Richmond market. And the first local gym will take up the last chunk of space left by a shut-down Kmart

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