Economic & Community Development News

April 15th, 2015

Dominion, headquartered in the city of Richmond, is the top-ranked U.S. utility on Forbes magazine's 2015 "America's Best Employers" list. The company ranked 37th overall among the 500 employers in 25 industries that were included on the list, and was the top-ranked employer among all industries in Virginia. Read more.

April 15th, 2015

Dominion, headquartered in the city of Richmond, is the top-ranked U.S. utility on Forbes magazine's 2015 "America's Best Employers" list. The company ranked 37th overall among the 500 employers in 25 industries that were included on the list, and was the top-ranked employer among all industries in Virginia. Read more.

March 27th, 2015

According to new U.S. Census data released today, the city of Richmond had an estimated population of 217,853 on July 1, 2014, a 6.7 percent increase since the 2010 census. That is a greater percentage of growth than experienced by surrounding counties. Read more.

March 24th, 2015

Richmond was named one of the 50 Best Places to Live in the US by Men's Journal as well as a "Best City for Food." Learn more.

March 19th, 2015

Dixon Hughes Goodman, one of the nation's top 20 accounting firms, is moving its main Richmond-area operations from Henrico County into One James Center in downtown Richmond. Learn more.

March 10th, 2015

Popular lifestyle website Thrillist has named the city of Richmond's Main Street Station as one of the 11 most beautiful train stations in America. Read more here.

March 10th, 2015

Richmond BizSense reports that Surface Architectural Supply, a reclaimed wood manufacturer, is opening a 1,200 SF showroom for its 20,000 SF workshop and office at 1504 Belleville Street. Read more here.

March 10th, 2015

Black Heath has opened a new meadery in Scott's Addition at 1313 Altamont Avenue. Read more here.

March 10th, 2015

Howard Shockey & Sons is one of Virginia's largest and oldest general contracting and construction management companies, and is opening a new office in the Shockoe Bottom area. Read more here.

January 16th, 2015

Richmond's Belle Isle Craft Spirits begins distilling its moonshine at its new Manchester Facility. Read more.

 
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