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  1. Virginia startup selected to participate in Googlea s Startup Next Demo DayRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Virginia Business

    A Richmond-based startup is one of only 15 companies from around the world that has been chosen to participate in Google for Entrepreneurs' Startup Next Demo Day. Uvest Solar will pitch its business concept to investors and accelerators at the private event, which will be held Feb. 26 in Palo Alto, Calif.

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  2. Mixed-use rules the day in some of Virginia's hottest areas for new developmentsRead the original story

    Thursday | Virginia Business

    Development these days is all about mixed use. Planners mingle offices, retail, restaurants and residential projects in a single area, usually in an attempt to create a village or mini-city where people can live, work and play.

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  3. Arts Council of the Valley names new executive directorRead the original story

    Thursday | Virginia Business

    Burden has been a Realtor with the Harrisonburg Homes Team of Kline May Realty, where she also coordinated the bi-monthly art exhibitions for its Wilson Downtown Gallery. Burden's arts background includes museum and gallery work, teaching, research and writing.

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  4. Alabama company, HDL swap lawsuitsRead the original story

    Thursday | Virginia Business

    Richmond-based Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc. and a contractor that had handled its blood-testing services in many states are embroiled in a legal battle stemming from a federal civil investigation of industry practices. BlueWave Healthcare Consultants Inc. filed suit in U.S. District Court in Alabama in early January seeking nearly $205 million after HDL canceled its contract.

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  5. Accounting Principals-Richmond values long-term relationshipsRead the original story

    Thursday | Virginia Business

    Sometimes in business transactions, speed has become an end unto itself: Close the deal quickly and move on. Not at Accounting Principals-Richmond.

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  6. Intelligent building design keeps tabs on energy usage and maintenance issuesRead the original story

    Thursday | Virginia Business

    Sitting in his cubicle in his Chesterfield County office, David Crosby can monitor the real-time energy usage of nine office buildings as far away as Pennsylvania and Florida, not to mention the one he's sitting in. Crosby is an asset manager for Allegiancy, a Richmond-based commercial real estate management company overseeing more than $300 million in assets.

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  7. Banks recognize need to address culture before and after a mergerRead the original story

    Thursday | Virginia Business

    When officials from Hampton Roads-based TowneBank considered acquiring Franklin Financial Corp., the parent corporation of 81-year-old Franklin Federal Savings Bank, they saw plenty to their liking. Franklin, like TowneBank, had a strong capital base and was showing near-record profitability.

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  8. Bank of Lancaster closing a branch in Lancaster CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Virginia Business

    Bank of Lancaster's parent company announced Wednesday plans to shut down the bank's Northside office in Kilmarnock on April 30. The office will be consolidated to the bank's two other Lancaster County locations.

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  9. Virginia Bar Association installs new officersRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Virginia Business

    The Virginia Bar Association has installed Harry M. "Pete" Johnson III as its 127th president. Johnson is a partner in the Richmond office of Hunton & Williams LLP.

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  10. MeadWestvaco merging with RockTennRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Virginia Business

    Richmond-based MeadWestvaco Corp. is merging with RockTenn Co. to form a packaging company with an equity value of $16 billion.

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  11. Vendors sought for international cycling races in RichmondRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Virginia Business

    Richmond 2015, the organizing committee for the 2015 UCI Road World Championships, will host a symposium next month for potential vendors of the nine-day cycling event that will be held in September. The vendor symposium will take place 10 a.m. Feb. 10 at the Richmond International Raceway complex, Richmond Room, 600 E. Laburnum Ave. In addition to outlining vendor opportunities, Richmond 2015 organizers will outline the Richmond 2015 Request for Proposal process.

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  12. Ridley Scott-produced television show to film in Central VirginiaRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Virginia Business

    A television show co-produced by Ridley Scott has selected Central Virginia as its filming location. The Civil War drama will film its first season in the Richmond and Petersburg areas in the late spring and premiere on PBS in the winter 2016.

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  13. Greater Richmond Partnership names next president, CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Virginia Business

    Barry I. Matherly, GRP's current senior vice president, will lead the economic development group starting July 1. He'll succeed Greg H. Wingfield, the 20-year old organization's founding president and CEO who is retiring June 30. According to a statement from GRP Board of Directors Chair Patricia O'Bannon, the hiring committee performed a nation-wide search to find Wingfield's replacement and interviewed candidates from several other states. "In the end, the best candidate was already a part of the organization.

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  14. Hunton & Williams forms energy sector security teamRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Virginia Business

    Hunton & Williams LLP has formed a multidisciplinary energy sector security team to assist clients with the legal complexities associated with growing cyber and physical threats facing energy companies. The team is being led by cybersecurity partner Paul Tiao, energy partner Kevin Jones, and energy regulatory partner Linda Walsh, and includes lawyers from a wide range of practice groups within the firm.

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  15. Breeden Co. breaks ground on $20 million apartment project in Newport NewsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Virginia Business

    The Breeden Co. has broken ground on a new $20 million apartment project in Newport News.

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  16. Poll: Colleges Should Report Assaults to PoliceRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Virginia Business

    More than nine out of 10 Virginians think colleges and universities should be required to report campus sexual assaults to police, according to a statewide poll released Thursday. The Commonwealth Education Poll, conducted by Virginia Commonwealth University, found that 92 percent of respondents said sexual assaults involving college students should be referred to police, not simply handled by school officials.

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  17. Gumenick Properties is moving to new Richmond headquartersRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Virginia Business

    Gumenick Properties will move its headquarters this week to Libbie Mill-Midtown, a new 80-acre, mixed-use community under development by the company. Gumenick plans to begin operations at the new location on Monday, Jan. 19. Libbie Mill-Midtown is located between West Broad Street and Staples Mill Road near Libbie Avenue.

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  18. Appraised value of James Center in downtown Richmond drops below amount of its CMBS debt.Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Virginia Business

    The appraised value of the James Center office complex in downtown Richmond has fallen below the total of its commercial mortgage backed securities debt, according to Trepp LLC, a real estate analytics company. Trepp, based out of New York, reported in an email newsletter today that the appraised value of the 22-story, 975,000-square-foot complex at 901, 1021 and 1051 East Cary Street came in at $136 million in September, down from a $192.5 million appraisal done in 2005 and below the $150 million in securitized CMBS debt still owed on the building.

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  19. Richmond-based Hilb Group acquires insurance operationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Virginia Business

    Richmond-based insurance broker The Hilb Group said Wednesday it has acquired CityInsurance, the insurance operations of City National Bank of Charleston, W. Va. James Myers will continue to lead CityInsurance , which will still operate from City National's offices in West Virginia.

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  20. Transactional volume is up by 34 percent for Thalhimer in 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Virginia Business

    Thalhimer said Tuesday that its 2014 transactional volume exceeded $2 billion, a 34 percent increase from an overall volume in 2013 of nearly $1.5 billion. The commercial real estate firm, based out of Richmond, credited robust activity in December for pushing volume over $2 billion, with more than 3.7 million square feet of sales and lease transactions for the month.

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