Economic & Community Development News

August 17th, 2017

Entrepreneur.com has listed Richmond as third on its list of booming cities. Learn more.

August 17th, 2017

The Princeton Review recently ranked the University of Richmond as the best-run college and #6 for both best classroom experience and most beautiful campus. Learn more.

August 17th, 2017

California-based development firm Panattoni Development Co., is planning to construct one of the largest warehouses in South Richmond. The 1 million-square-foot speculative warehouse will be located on 62 acres at 4701 Commerce Road, at the Bells Road exit off Interstate 95. Learn more.

August 17th, 2017

Zagat, the national restaurant guide, writes in it's latest piece, "10 must-try restaurants and bars in Richmond," that "Distinct from other regional Mid-Atlantic cities like Washington, DC and Baltimore, Richmond, Virginia, is carving out a culinary niche all its own." Learn more.

May 30th, 2017

Ipon Technologies USA, a subsidiary of a Paris-based technology consulting firm, originally chose to locate it's first U.S. headquarters operation in the city of Richmond in 2014. Since then, the company has expanded staffing twice, and continue to look to grow in the city. Learn more.

May 30th, 2017

Online magazine Rolling Out ranks the city of Richmond 9th in its top 20 list of best places for black entrepreneurs. Richmond joined cities like Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Miami, and Baltimore in the top 10. Learn more.

May 1st, 2017

On April 26, 2017, Secretary of Commerce Todd Haymore and Mayor Levar M. Stoney announced that 2nd Life, Inc., will be investing nearly $1 million in the city of Richmond, and creating 66 new jobs. Learn more.

May 1st, 2017

On April 27, 2017, Governor Terry McAuliffe and Mayor Levar M. Stoney announced that Karn Custom Woodwork (KCW), an architectural millwork manufacturing and installation company, will invest $2.55 million to expand its headquarters and manufacturing operation in the city of Richmond. Virginia sucessfully competed against Maryland and Washintgon, D.C., for the project, which will create 30 new jobs. Learn more.

May 1st, 2017

On April 24, 2017, realtor.com ranked Richmond as one of the next top tech towns. Learn more.

May 1st, 2017

On April 26, 2017, Secretary of Commerce Todd Haymore and Mayor Levar M. Stoney announced that 2nd Life, Inc., will be investing nearly $1 million in the city of Richmond, and creating 66 new jobs. Learn more.

 
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