Reports of slow economic activity push mortgage rates lower
May 26, 2011 1:39 PM
Mortgage rates fell for the sixth consecutive week, according to Freddie Mac.
Virginia’s Asian population grows 70 percent
May 26, 2011 6:43 AM
The Asian population in Virginia grew 70 percent over the last decade, according to demographers at the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.
University of Virginia and partners open nanoelectronics center
May 25, 2011 3:57 PM
Three schools will pool R&D efforts to develop next-generation electronics
Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc. announces acquisition of Harris Scientific Inc.
May 25, 2011 1:23 PM
Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc. has acquired Harris Scientific Inc., which provides omega-3 fatty acid testing based on the research of William Harris.
Virginia leaders urge caution in handling lawsuit over Harrisonburg poultry plant acquisition
May 24, 2011 5:01 PM
The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit challenging George’s Inc.’s acquisition of Tyson Foods’ poultry plant in Harrisonburg.
Richmond-based company added to Fortune 1000 list
May 24, 2011 2:35 PM
A Richmond-based chemicals corporation has been added to the Fortune 1000 list, bringing the number of greater Richmond companies listed to 11.
Dominion’s Bear Garden natural gas power station begins operations
May 24, 2011 12:52 PM
Dominion Virginia Power has fired up its Bear Garden Power Station in central Virginia.
Staunton manufacturer to expand, creating 65 new jobs
May 23, 2011 6:42 PM
Cadence Inc. plans to spend $15.9 million to expand its operations in Staunton, creating 65 new jobs over the next three years.
Three new tenants sign on at Franklin Commons office complex
May 23, 2011 6:26 PM
SunTrust Bank leases 90,000 square feet at Innsbrook Corporate Center building
Tanger Factory Outlet plans a shopping center at National Harbor
May 23, 2011 5:21 PM
It will partner with The Peterson Cos. to develop a 350,000-square-foot complex