August 2023 Top Five stories
The top five most-read daily news stories from June 15 to July 14
The top five most-read daily news stories on VirginiaBusiness.com from June 15 to July 14 were led by CNBC’s announcement that Virginia placed second this year in the cable business news network’s annual Top States for Business rankings.
Rated America’s best state for education, Virginia climbed to No. 2 in the 2023 rankings, with North Carolina taking the top spot for the second consecutive year. (July 11)
The $200 million redevelopment of the former Pembroke Mall in Virginia Beach is moving forward but on a smaller scale. (June 26)
Ernst & Young LLP presented Mid-Atlantic Entrepreneur of the Year Awards to 11 entrepreneurs from Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Maryland. (June 23)
Family-owned fast food chain Five Guys Enterprises LLC was set to move its corporate headquarters from Fairfax County to Alexandria on July 17. (July 7)
Developers broke ground on the Fairwinds Landing maritime operations and logistics center supporting Hampton Roads’ offshore wind, defense and transportation industries. (June 29)