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New nanobrewery, Final Gravity Brewing, opening on Lakeside

The new nanobrewery, located inside the Original Gravity home brew supply store, will use homebrewing recipes to make its beer. 

Wednesday 06/03/2015
Columbia Gas raising bills for natural gas customers

Gas prices, which have been low for years, have crept higher in recent months. 

Richmond area jobless rate declined to 4.8 percent in April

The unemployment rate in the Richmond region declined to 4.8 percent in April from 5.1 percent in March, the Virginia Employment Commission reported Wednesday. 

Va. Credit Union probing card-skimming at three ATMs; 2,000 debit cards vulnerable

About 2,000 debit cards are thought to be vulnerable to potential fraud. 

Tuesday 06/02/2015
New nanobrewery, Final Gravity Brewing, opening on Lakeside

The new nanobrewery, located inside the Original Gravity home brew supply store, will use homebrewing recipes to make its beer. 

Virginia Biotechnology Park board shifts focus to regional innovation

The strategy is built around the idea that innovation increasingly drives economic development.

Richmond Bumper moving to bigger space

The aftermarket parts company, which does most of its business supplying auto collision centers across the state, said the move was driven by a need for more storage space.

WealthForge, other local firms in grant competition

The companies are trying to win $100,000 from JP Morgan Chase. 

Virginia Credit Union completes merger with Sperry Marine FCU

The merger adds about 2,000 Charlottesville-area customers to the credit union's network.

New apartment building going up in Shockoe Bottom

Another 160 units will be coming to market in the maturing Shockoe market. 

Monday 06/01/2015
BlueWave again goes after Health Diagnostic Laboratory in court

Barely two months after withdrawing a previous lawsuit, a former contract sales company for Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc. is again pursuing some of the same claims in federal court.

Virginia Health Care Foundation recognizes organizations that help the uninsured

Patterson Dental’s Richmond branch and the Bon Secours Richmond Care-A-Van are among the 2015 recipients of the foundation's awards.

Vuse overwhelming e-cig competition

The Reynolds American-owned e-cig maker is by far the most popular product on the market. 

Sunday 05/31/2015
Chick-fil-A and Kings Dominion given Hanover workplace awards

The awards recognize businesses that establish successful workplace practices to train and retain employees. 

Economic Impact: When will the Fed raise rates?

A rising federal funds rate could increase the costs of mortgages and car loans, though inflation patterns will also play a role in those numbers.

Biz Buzz: Sports Reality catering to wide range of sports

The 50,000-square-foot training center has quickly started to see athletes from all manner of sports. 

Fleet Feet adding Short Pump-area store

The Short Pump store is the 146th Fleet Feet Sports location to open nationwide, the fourth in Virginia. Fleet Feet is based in Carrboro, N.C.

Indicators and Coming Up for June 1


Company News for June 1, 2015


Patent Focus for June 1: recent local patents awarded

The following shows recent patents awarded to people or companies in central Virginia. Listed are the name of patent, the patent number, name of the local inventor and his or her locality, the patent assignee, and a brief description of the patent from an abstract. The information comes from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Honors for Monday, June 1, 2015

Greg Peters has been given the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Bridgewater College. He is the president and chief executive officer at UMFS.

Commercial Notes for Monday, June 1, 2015


Insider Periscope for June 1

Trades made by directors and officers are sometimes done according to an advance written trading plan.

Growth at Commonwealth Commercial Partners creates changes

The Henrico County-based commercial real estate brokerage is turning into a multifaceted business with more than 380 employees and offices in three states. 

CarMax's TV moment on the "Today Show"

The foundation for the Goochland County-based used-car retail giant teamed up with the show’s hosts to build a playground in Passaic, N.J.

Trade Names: Blanchard's Coffee turning into regional force

The company's revenues have quadrupled since 2010, and the business will soon move to a larger roasting facility.

Commonwealth Commercial

Commonwealth Commercial is renovating the Richmond Marriott West which the company bought.

Saturday 05/30/2015
Biz Bites: Martin's closing; Amazon hiring

Martin’s changes

Underground Kitchen on bike race pop-up menu

Underground Kitchen will be among the attractions offered at Micheal Sparks’ Pop Up Pavilion during the bicycling world championships to be held here in September.

As bike race draws nearer, retail plans ramp up

The race organizers and at least one independent group plan to set up major retail areas in or near downtown. 

Call Federal Credit Union to open in Hancock Village

This will be the credit union's fifth branch in the area. 

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