Commercial real estate roundup, 3/14/11
March 14, 2011 6:30 AM
Work begins this spring on a large mixed-use project in Charlottesville while multi-family properties continue to be hot commodities in Hampton Roads. This and other real estate news from around the state:
Rosetta Stone offers online trial of its Irish program
March 11, 2011 2:44 PM
Rosetta Stone is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day by encouraging people to learn a bit of Irish — a language spoken today by fewer than 55,000 people.
Old Point headquarters project uncovers 17th century artifacts
March 10, 2011 5:50 PM
Construction on Old Point National Bank’s new headquarters should get underway this summer after archaeologists preserve 2,000 artifacts uncovered during the excavation of the bank’s new home in downtown Hampton.
Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate falls to 6.5%
March 10, 2011 5:30 PM
It’s the lowest rate since March 2009
Pending home sales soar in the Washington, D.C., area
March 10, 2011 5:07 PM
RealEstate Business Intelligence says the number of contracts signed in February was up 33 percent from the same time last year
Harris acquires key Core180 government business assets
March 10, 2011 5:05 PM
The acquired infrastructure assets will become part of Harris CapRock Communications
Smithfield profit soars on pork segment, insurance recovery
March 10, 2011 11:15 AM
Smithfield Foods reported a jump in profit in its third quarter as pork and live hog prices increased and the company recovered $120 million in fire insurance.
Williamsburg and Virginia Beach top best family vacations list
March 09, 2011 5:40 PM
Williamsburg and Virginia Beach have landed at the No. 1 and 2 spots on Tripadvisor’s 2011 Travelers’ Choice Family Choice Awards for Great U.S. Destinations to Discover.
Smithfield Foods names two to board after one member resigns
March 09, 2011 5:39 PM
Smithfield Foods Inc. has elected two new members to its board of directors after another member resigned because of conflicting business and public commitments.