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  1. Aldia s expansion pushes into RoanokeRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Virginia Business

    Aldi Inc., a German-based discount grocer, has signed a 21,000-square-foot lease in the Crossroads Shopping Center at 1515 Hershberger Road in Roanoke. Jake Copty of Cushman & Wakefield Thalhimer handled the lease negotiations on behalf of the landlord.

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  2. Embattled Sweet Briar named to list of top womena s collegesRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | Virginia Business

    Raleigh, N.C.-based College Choice has named three Virginia's schools, including embattled Sweet Briar College, to its first ranking of the best U.S. women's colleges. Hollins University in Roanoke ranked 24th on the list of 40 colleges while Mary Baldwin College in Staunton was 29th and Sweet Briar was 30th.

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  3. Credit union buys Roanoke property for $2.5 millionRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Virginia Business

    Member One Federal Credit Union has bought a 3.2 acre site in central Roanoke for $2.5 million. Roanoke-based Poe & Cronk Real Estate Group announced the sale, adding that the property could provide additional space for the growing credit union.

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  4. Kroger adds 1,500 jobs in Virginia in 2014Read the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Virginia Business

    Kroger created about 1,500 jobs in Virginia in 2014, and now is the state's 21st largest employer with more than 12,000 associates, the grocer said Thursday. Most of the new jobs are in stores, ranging from full-time department heads to part-time courtesy clerks.

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  5. Things have been firing on all cylinders,' say regional officialsRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2015 | Virginia Business

    Numerous longstanding employers announced expansions from the Roanoke Valley down through the New River Valley and farther southwest, while two localities on the Blue Ridge Plateau - Carroll County and Grayson County - saw new businesses fill spots left vacant by previous occupants. The growth filled vacant industrial land tracts and spurred Roanoke Valley governments to form the Western Virginia Industrial Facility Authority to find new potential economic development sites.

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  6. Advance Auto Parts promotes attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Virginia Business

    Roanoke-based Advance Auto Parts has promoted Tammy Finley to executive vice president, human resources and general counsel. She was senior vice president, human resources.

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  7. Overall decline in insurance rates is expected to continueRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Virginia Business

    Commercial insurance rates are falling, thanks to a two-year absence of catastrophic East Coast storms and stable investment returns for insurance companies. "This is a buyer's market," says Walter Smith, state president of BB&T Insurance Services.

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  8. Region's economy has grown in fits and startsRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | Virginia Business

    Big economic development deals announced over the last two years are coming to fruition in the Roanoke and New River valleys, even as other companies are shutting down and scaling back. Ardagh Group, a food packaging manufacturer; Korona S.A., a Polish candle maker; Red Sun Farms, a Mexican greenhouse tomato grower; and Falls Stamping & Welding Co., which provides metal stamping for the automobile industry, all have begun to hire and ramp up production.

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