Mandates and marketability push Virginia to the top among states in green development
VCU has earned LEED status for eight new buildings and the renovation of a ninth.
Incentives are ammunition in battles for jobs and investment
There is a new war between the states, a constant battle for new business investment.
Legal challenges expected to define meaning of constitutional amendment expanding property rights
Verdicts in two recent lawsuits seem to indicate the way the wind is blowing in restricting the government’s power of eminent domain.
Funding problems hobble efforts to fill judicial vacancies
Virginia doesn’t have enough local judges to keep up with the workload, and so far, it hasn’t found enough money to fill all its vacancies.
Slow growth expected to be the norm until 2014
Tenants remain understandably skittish as they head into 2013.