Commercial real estate roundup, 1/10/11
January 10, 2011 5:30 AM
Construction begins this month on a luxury, multi-family project in Alexandria. More apartments also are coming to downtown Richmond. This and other real estate news from around the state:
Virginia Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance to acquire New York firm
January 06, 2011 5:38 PM
Virginia Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. of Richmond plans to purchase Countryway Insurance Co. of Syracuse, N.Y.
Commercial real estate market on the upswing in Richmond while Hampton Roads remains flat
January 06, 2011 4:09 PM
The commercial office market continues to improve in Richmond, according to a report from Jones Lang LaSalle.
Chamber of commerce changes name to reflect tourism push
January 05, 2011 9:17 PM
The Alleghany Highlands Chamber of Commerce has revised its name to reflect a new emphasis on tourism.
2.8 percent is the median U.S. salary increase this year
January 05, 2011 4:36 PM
Workers getting a raise this year of about 3 percent have a lot of company.
Liberty Tax Service plans to hire 50,000 seasonal employees
January 05, 2011 3:45 PM
With the tax deadline a little more than four months away, Liberty Tax Service in Virginia Beach is staffing up.
USA Today buys online review sites
January 04, 2011 4:44 PM
USA Today has purchased Reviewed.com, a group of 12 product-review websites for products such as cameras, camcorders and high-definition televisions.
Washington D. C., office market achieves record high net absorption in 2010
January 04, 2011 3:17 PM
Ranks as No. 2 city for foreign investment
Star Scientific develops new snuff product with lower levels of carcinogens
January 04, 2011 1:44 PM
Star Scientific Inc. announced Tuesday that it has developed a moist snuff tobacco product with lower levels of carcinogens than other snuff products currently on the market.