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Hard Hat Happy Hour II: Had a nice night at Have a Nice Day

Richmond BizSense June 9, 2016 0

Richmond BizSense packed the house Wednesday night at the former Flood Zone/Have a Nice Day Cafe building at 11 S. 18 St. for the second installment of our Hard Hat Happy Hour, Presented by Sands Anderson.

A crowd of 230 got a glimpse of the guts of the building, which is being transformed from a music venue/notorious night club into the new corporate headquarters of local real estate firm Capital Square 1031.

The audience was treated to a panel of speakers consisting of: Mason Wyatt, the former owner of the Flood Zone; Louis Rogers, founder of Capital Square; Yogi Singh, part of the building’s ownership group; Amrit Singh of Fultz Architects, who designed the soon-to-be office layout; and Scott Thomas of Hourigan Construction, which is handling the renovations of the building.

A sincere thanks to all our Hard Hat Happy Hour sponsors: Sands Anderson, Keiter, TowneBank, Timmons Group, Safe Harbor Title, S.B. Cox and Postbellum.

Now enjoy some images from the evening, courtesy of local photographer Tom Veazey.

Richmond BizSense held the second installment of our Hard Hat Happy Hour, Presented by Sands Anderson event series at the former Flood Zone/Have a Nice Day Cafe building at 11 S. 18th on Wednesday night.

We worked with the developers and general contractor Hourigan Construction to get the space ready for our crowd of 230, in the midst of the building’s transformation into an office for Capital Square 1031.

The plans for the building were designed by Amrit Singh of Fultz Architects.

The spread was provided by Postbellum, the Fan restaurant that caters all of the Hard Hat events.

BizSense owner Aaron Kremer (right) getting the crowd warmed up for the panel discussion.

Tom Ebel, an attorney from presenting sponsor Sands Anderson, tells how he came to be involved in the story of the 18th Street project.

Mason Wyatt (right), former owner of the Flood Zone, reminisced about his days running the concert venue.

Capital Square 1031 founder Louis Rogers talks about the company’s pending move from Innsbrook.

Yogi Singh (right), a member of the building’s ownership group, said they are proud to transform a building in the bottom and bring a business to the city.

Amrit Singh explained his role in designing the building for Capital Square.

Hourigan Construction’s Scott Thomas talked about the company’s work on the building.

Thanks to all our Hard Hat Happy Hour sponsors: Sands Anderson, Keiter, TowneBank, Timmons Group, Safe Harbor Title, S.B. Cox and Postbellum.

Stay tuned for round three of the Hard Hat events, to be held in the third quarter at a yet-to-be-determined real estate development around town.

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