Ups and downs for commercial real estate
April 09, 2009 11:57 AM
Virginia continues to see new projects and openings — good news in the face of rising vacancy rates as some stores and businesses close.
Stimulus funds provide a lifeline for building contractors
April 08, 2009 11:28 AM
The first wave of stimulus funds for highway and bridge projects expected to give Virginia contractors a big boost.
Dominion requests would increase bills 6.9 percent
April 01, 2009 12:16 PM
Dominion Virginia Power is seeking a series of rate increases that would increase customers’ bills by about 6.9 percent over a period of 14 months.
Kaine wants to extend unemployment benefits
March 31, 2009 11:33 AM
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine has proposed expanding unemployment benefits for Virginians out of work, a move that could increase the unemployment insurance tax on businesses by $4.50 an employee each year.
Union and First Market to merge
March 30, 2009 11:22 AM
First Market Bank announced it will merge with Union Bankshares Corp. in a $105 million deal, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.