Economic & Community Development News

March 19th, 2010

Friday, March 12, 2010: Papa's Pizza held its grand opening celebration today at their 214 Hull Street location. Utilizing financial assistance from the Department of Economic & Community Development's Commercial Area Revitalization Effort (CARE) and Enterprise Zone programs, this new Manchester district small business offers tradition New York style pizza. Click here for additional information.

March 2nd, 2010

March 2, 2010: MeadWestVaco held its grand opening celebration last night. Their new nine-story headquarters overlooking the James River is home to up to 700 employees and includes a state-of-the-art gym facility and cafeteria. Click below to read stories of the grand opening event from various news sources.

NBC12 News
Richmond Times Dispatch
Virginia Business

March 1st, 2010

Monday, March 1, 2010: Click here to read the CBS 6 story highlighting the popularity of Richmond's Movieland theater along the Boulevard corridor. This past Saturday marked the theater's one-year anniversary in the city.

February 26th, 2010

February 26, 2010: Richmond Times Dispatch reports on future downtown development of former Reynolds Manufacturing industrial buildings into 170 apartments. Restaurants, retail shops and entertainment venues are likely to follow. To read this article, click here.

February 23rd, 2010

February 22, 2010: Click here to view current properties for sale in NiB program areas such as the Blackwell, Church Hill, Carver, Highland Park and Swansboro neighborhoods. For more information on these properties, please contact the developers, which include Better Housing Coalition, Lifetime Homes and Southside Community Development Housing Corporation.

February 23rd, 2010

February 22, 2010: Richmond BizSense reports on future streetscape improvements in Carytown. To read the full article, click here.

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