Economic & Community Development News

June 30th, 2016

The Zillow report shows that 15% of people aged 23 to 34 live alone in Richmond. The report credits Richmond's strong labor market, which has grown 3.6 percent year over year, and relatively high incomes in this age group for the reason for a high percentage of millennials are living alone. Read more.

June 2nd, 2016

Richmond Times Dispatch reports that Atlanta-based consulting firm Thought Logichas chosen the city of Richmon's Shockoe Slip to expand their company with the goal of hiring 100 Richmond-area workers within three to five years. Learn more.

May 11th, 2016

Shockoe Realty Ventures LLC recently purchased 1-acre at 1903 E. Marshall Street with plans to construct 178 apartments.  Learn more.

May 11th, 2016

April 5, 2016: The Wall Street Journal featured an article about Richmond, Virginia's thriving beer scene, featuring Cask Cafe and Market, Station 2, Mekong, Hardywood and Lickinghole Creek. Read more.

May 11th, 2016

In Men's Journal's recent piece titled "Richmond: The Four-Day Weekend," the magazine highlighted Richmond's food scene and outdoor activities. Learn more.

May 11th, 2016

Two veteran developers are proposing two 10-story towers totally 258 rsidential units at 1400 Roseneath Road that would convert from apartments to condominiums over time. Learn more about this $60 million proposed project here.

May 11th, 2016 just ranked Richmond, VA as one of the most underrated music cities in the country. Read more.

December 18th, 2015

The Richmond Affordable Housing Trust Fund Application deadline has been extended to January 21, 2016. For more information, click here.

December 7th, 2015

The City of Richmond's Affordable Housing Trust Fund application is now available. To learn more and download the application package documents, please click here.

November 3rd, 2015

Ironclad Coffee Roasters is moving into 2904 W. Moore Street in Scott's Addition. The company plans to roast between 150 and 200 pounds of coffee each week. Learn more.

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