Weekly Newsletter
January 12, 2017
In the News
VCU Contributes $6 billion Impact on Metro Richmond Area

Virginia Reaches Goal to Protect 1,000 Natural and Historic Landmarks
Partner Spotlight
Although Bank of McKenney has grown from its original location in McKenney to a bank servicing the communities of Dinwiddie County, Chesterfield County, the City of Colonial Heights and Prince George County, one thing remains the same - service. Regardless of where a branch might be, Bank of McKenney has always been known and remembered for its down-home, friendly service.

Area Exports Initiative Brings Business Leaders to Hopewell

Metro Richmond Exports Initiative | Full Article 

The Metro Richmond Exports Initiative (MREI) and the City of Hopewell welcomed business leaders from all over the Richmond Metro Area to the Beacon Theatre on Tuesday to discuss exporting and its benefits for the region. At their second Lunch & Learn event, industry experts and companies already exporting gave presentations focused on international trade finance and the options available for payment, risk mitigation and financing.
Boathouse Construction Picks Up Speed

By Sarah Vogelsong |
Progress-Index |
Full Article
As 2017 begins, work on the much-anticipated Boathouse at City Point is picking up speed.
Although demolition and site preparation began in late September, construction "really is going to start in earnest right now," restauranteur Kevin Healy told The Progress-Index on Jan. 3.

Building off of the existing foundation that supported long-time dining mainstay the Navigator's Den, owned by Haralambos Papanicolaou, work has so far focused on slightly expanding the building's square footage and framing the new additions.