Frank Shushok Jr. will officially begin April 10.
Frank Shushok Jr. has been named vice president for student affairs at Virginia Tech, the university announced Monday, and will officially begin on April 10. He has been the interim vice president since October, overseeing more than 3,000 faculty, staff and student employees in 20 departments. Student affairs also oversees dining and residential life, student
Banks still open for businesses but are settling in to their new normal.
Virginia Business virtually sat down with Virginia Bankers Association President and CEO Bruce Whitehurst and Chairman Jeff Haley, who is also president and CEO of Danville-based American National Bank & Trust Co. This is part of an ongoing series of conversations with Virginians about how their work lives and businesses have changed during the pandemic. Virginia
'We have never seen such a complete reversal in CEO sentiment'
Fewer than 7% of Virginia CEOs expect sales, capital spending or employment to increase during the next six months, according to the first quarter 2020 CEO Economic Outlook Survey released Monday by the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business and the Virginia Council of CEOs. It’s the lowest percentage response to that question in
HR experts offer advice for navigating the pandemic
In addition to public health concerns, the coronavirus crisis also has left companies dealing with a raft of urgent policy and personnel issues, ranging from telework and child care to paid sick leave. As the virus spread across Virginia, human resources management experts counseled companies to handle coronavirus-related HR issues with creativity and empathy. “In
Miss America Camille Schrier promotes STEM education, opioid prevention
Beakers and chemicals. Sparkles and high heels. An uncommon pairing for most is Miss America’s reality— something she’s working to normalize for young women. When Miss America 2020 Camille Schrier jumped back into the pageant world last year, she was initially stumped as to what she could do for the talent competition. A month before
Tourism and hospitality industries take hard hits
Within the first week of coronavirus spreading into Virginia, Lansdowne Resort and Spa in Leesburg saw about 50% of its conferences and events for March and April immediately postponed or canceled. “For now, it’s a short-term event,” says Rich Keurajian, Lansdowne director of sales and marketing. But that may have been wishful thinking, as the
A group of Southwest Virginia community leaders are helping regional entrepreneurs market their ideas to investors as part of Appalachian Community Capital’s multistate Opportunity Appalachia economic development initiative. Through the initiative, Appalachian Community Capital is seeking to match investors to 15 “shovel-ready” local projects to be built in designated opportunity zones within Virginia, West Virginia
The project will add 451 apartments and condos to the area.
The Rosslyn Marriott hotel will be partially demolished and renovated and three residential buildings will be added to the site, according to a release from the Arlington County Board. Financial terms of the plans were not released. The hotel is located at 1401 Lee Highway and currently has 445 rooms. Site developer KBLH LLC will
The property includes 68 units and one rental home.
The Signal Hill Apartments complex in Mechanicsville sold for $7.6 million on March 26, according to Glen Allen-based real estate company Commonwealth Commercial Partners LLC. Signal Hill includes 68 units and one four-bedroom rental home and is located at 8111 Signal Hill Road. The property came on the market during fall 2019 and was sold
The building was fully leased at the time of the transaction.
An office building in Spotsylvania County sold for $3.8 million, Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer announced March 24. The office building, Deep Run Building C, is 42,216 square feet and was 100% leased at the time of the transaction. It is located at 11905 Bowman Drive, which is less than a mile from the Rappahannock