Economic & Community Development News

June 29th, 2018

June 29th, 2018: Virginia State University, located in Richmond's neighboring Petersburg, was just recognized as the US' top HBCU. Read more.

June 29th, 2018

May 31, 2018: After a decade in the suburbs, a local branding and marketing firm has traded its founder’s home office for space in Richmond’s Bookbindery Building. Read More.

June 29th, 2018

May 30, 2018: In a roundup of America's best parks by state, Richmond's Maymont takes the cake for Virginia. Read more.

June 29th, 2018

May 25, 2018

A Washington developer who searched three years for property in Richmond’s Scott’s Addition neighborhood bought a nearly 3-acre parcel with plans for future development. Read more.

June 29th, 2018

May 30, 2018: A South Carolina-based bank is looking to make a bigger impression in downtown Richmond – in turn giving the James Center owners a new tenant to build around as heavy renovations continue in one of the complex’s three towers. Read more.

March 5th, 2018

Feb. 26, 2018: According to Forbes, "Virginia's historic capital is buzzing with young energy and signature southern charm." Read more.

March 5th, 2018

Feb. 18, 2018: Curbed.com notes that Richmond is "adding millenials at nearly double the average rate of other U.S. cities," and boasts affordable housing, a solid knowledge base from local universities, and top-tier employers like Amazon, Capital one, and Facebook. Read more.

March 5th, 2018

The VA Bio+Tech Park in downtown Richmond has five new tenants, including a firm developing a gel patch for repairing perforated eardrums and a company developing renewable chemicals used to make everyday products. Read more.

March 5th, 2018

Local developer Hourigan Group announces that they will be developing Deepwater Industrial Park, located along the I-95 corridor near the Richmond Marine Terminal. The 110-acre site will feature up to 1.5 million S.F. of build-to-suit, high-bay warehousing space and is an ideal location for companies seeking a prime East Coast destination hub.

March 5th, 2018

Feb. 6, 2018: "From humdrum to happening." Lonely Planet names Richmond a top 10 destination for 2018. Read more.

 
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