During the first week of Virginia’s coronavirus crisis, a timer went off every 30 minutes at Perch, the high-end Pacific Rim seafood restaurant in Richmond. It was time to wipe down all surfaces again. “We can control the inside, but we can’t control the outside,” says Mike Ledesma, executive chef and owner. The restaurant transformed
Southwest Virginia seeks to build on small business wins
Catching the big one matters, but a lot of little successes can mean a lot, too. In Southwest Virginia, small triumphs have accumulated over the past year, in addition to larger announcements. Last April, Polycap LLC, a Toronto-based manufacturer of specialty caps and closures, announced it would invest $7.7 million in Lebanon, establishing its first
Commonwealth ranks behind Arkansas in poll of small business owners.
Money will fund new leadership program.
The facility will be located in a former hardware store.
EMC North Park Center LLC buys the 1.3-acre site.
The $25 million, 128-unit project will be located across from a Wegmans grocery store.
There were 26 finalists in five categories at the event in Richmond.