Gannett’s revenue, profit fall
October 19, 2009 11:18 AM
USA Today publisher Gannett Co. Inc. reported a 53 percent drop in profit for the third quarter primarily because of lower advertising revenues and asset reductions.
50 new jobs for Frederick
October 16, 2009 12:55 PM
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. plans to produce a new medial liquid formula line at its Middletown plant in Frederick County, creating 50 new jobs.
CSC to provide cyber training
October 14, 2009 11:35 AM
Falls Church-based Computer Sciences Corp. has received an $85 million order to provide cyber training for the Defense Cyber Investigations Training Academy in Linthicum, Md.
Experts predict continuing weakness for commercial real estate
October 13, 2009 8:19 PM
Nationally, commercial real estate values have dropped by nearly 40 percent since 2007
Construction begins on Bluefield business park
October 13, 2009 10:55 AM
Construction has begun on a 680-acre business park in Tazewell County that is expected to bring more than 800 jobs to Southwestern Virginia.
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.