Economic & Community Development News

March 17th, 2020

City of Richmond is working to inform the public as we work through this COVID-19 process. see more here

July 17th, 2019

Please see the link to the Governor’s Press Release announcing Amazon’s new project in the City of Richmond.  

June 11th, 2019

The RVA Lead-Based Hazard Control Program is a FREEprogram funded by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to control health hazards caused by lead based paint in housing built before 1978 where children under 6 or pregnant woman reside. (Read More)


February 22nd, 2019

HalioDX, a French biotech company, has located it's first U.S. CLIA facility in the city of Richmond's BioTechnology Park, bringing 20 new jobs and $1 million of investment to the city. Click here to learn more.

November 6th, 2018

Oct. 17: EDGe Business Planning relocates from Chesterfield County to a new office in the city's Fan district. Read more.

November 6th, 2018

Oct. 24: A New $20 million apartment project is being planned in Scott's Addition, featuring 118 apartment units. Read more.

November 6th, 2018

Oct. 4: Rental Works, a construction equipment rental company, is moving it's headquarters from Henrico to Manchester. The company is purchasing 1500 Commerce Road, a 184,000 SF facility that they plan to redevelop, modernize, and lease out extra space to other tenants. Learn more.

November 6th, 2018

Oct. 29: A new condo project in Manchester is in development, which will be a four-story, 19-unit property in Manchester. Read more.

November 6th, 2018

Sept. 27: A Maryland-based company has chosen South Richmond as the site of one of Virginia's first medical cannabis oil dispensaries. Read more.

November 6th, 2018

Sept. 25: Richmond-based general contractor Loughridge & Company Construction Services is planning to construct a $32 million, 224-unit apartment complex at 2009 Brook Road near Virginia Union University. Read more.

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