Economic & Community Development News

June 29th, 2018

June 6th, 2018: A 166-unit apartment complex is being planned for a site at West Broad Street and Summit Avenue where a former SunTrust Bank branch building is located and a brewery was once proposed. Read more.

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

June 15th, 2018: Richmond was the focus of an article on the trending Middle Office Strategy. With it companies can save 15-20% on operating costs. 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.

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 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 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.

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

Feb. 21, 2018: Coming in 2020, VCU's Engineering School is building it's new 133,000 SF engineering research building, significantly expanding the school's laboratory capacity. 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.

 
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