Social-conscious fund added to Virginia 529
October 12, 2009 5:21 PM
The Virginia College Savings Plan is adding an investment option under its VEST program that only invests in companies that meet specific social criteria.
Sunrise to sell 21 communities
October 09, 2009 1:02 PM
McLean-based Sunrise Senior Living has announced it will sell 21 senior living communities to BLC Acquisitions Inc. for $204 million.
Joint venture to create tobacco jobs in Danville
October 08, 2009 2:56 PM
A new joint venture company will open a tobacco facility in Danville that will create 39 full-time and 150 seasonal jobs.
ODEC power plant application accepted
October 07, 2009 11:17 AM
The Dendron Town Council accepted an application for a zoning permit Tuesday night to build what would be become the largest coal-fired plant in Virginia, according to the Virginian-Pilot.
Prince William to consider joining suit against HOT lanes
October 05, 2009 5:52 PM
Prince William County has been asked to join Arlington County in a lawsuit to stop construction of high-occupancy toll (HOT) lanes on Interstates 95 and 395, according to the News & Messenger.
$12 million fund created for salmonella victims
October 02, 2009 1:35 PM
A U.S. bankruptcy judge has ordered the creation of a $12 million fund for victims of the salmonella outbreak that was linked to Peanut Corp. of America’s Georgia plant, according to the News & Advance.
72 new green jobs for Virginia
October 01, 2009 3:40 PM
Green builder Shenandoah Sustainable Technologies LLC plans to invest $600,000 throughout Virginia over the next three years, creating 72 new jobs.
Virginia Business releases annual survey on CEO compensation
October 01, 2009 1:15 PM
Nicholas Chabraja’s $31.8 million pay package tops 2008 list