Altria reports higher revenue, net income
October 20, 2010 3:57 PM
Altria Group Inc. reported a 28 percent increase in net income in the third quarter based on lower costs and higher pricing on its tobacco products.
Speed limit increased to 70 mph on rural interstates
October 20, 2010 3:53 PM
Limits will be increased by the end of the year.
Commercial real estate executives say Richmond is well positioned for investment and growth
October 20, 2010 12:23 AM
Second-tier markets like Richmond have reason to be optimistic as the commercial real estate market recovers from the recession, according to a forum sponsored by the Greater Richmond Association for Commercial Real Estate (GRACRE).
SBA lifts GTSI suspension; two executives to resign
October 19, 2010 7:19 PM
The SBA suspended GTSI while the agency investigated the company’s involvement in a contract intended for small businesses.
Sage Payment teams with ROAM Data to bring mobile payments to small businesses
October 19, 2010 6:19 PM
Sage Payment Solutions, a McLean-based provider of electronic payment systems, has entered into a partnership with ROAM Data of Boston to bring mobile commerce to small and mid-sized businesses.
Genworth signs agreement to buy wealth management firm
October 19, 2010 5:34 PM
Richmond-based Genworth Financial has signed an agreement to acquire wealth management firm Altegris for $35 million.
Report: Massey Energy considering future options, including sale
October 19, 2010 1:11 PM
The board of directors of Richmond-based Massey Energy Co. is considering options for the future of the coal company, including a potential sale, according to an article published Tuesday in the Wall Street Journal.
Rockingham hospital recognized for green design
October 19, 2010 1:02 PM
Rockingham Memorial Hospital officials say it is the first inpatient health-care facility in Virginia to achieve gold LEED certification
Sales of Richmond businesses fetch better prices than a year ago
October 18, 2010 6:39 PM
In the market to buy a business in Richmond? Then be prepared to pay a quarter of a million dollars.