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Commercial brokerage disbanding

Commercial brokerage disbanding

Aaron Kremer July 21, 2009 0

Seven GVA Advantis brokers left the troubled firm last week and are starting an affiliate of a new firm. Leading the pack is Charles Polk, who was GVA’s all-time top-producing broker

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Area apartment vacancy rising

Area apartment vacancy rising

Al Harris July 20, 2009 0

Real estate researcher Reis Inc. reported last week that the national apartment vacancy rate reached 7.5 percent in the second quarter; the rate for Richmond was higher at 8.1 percent. But Patrick McCloud, president

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Rainwater rules cast cloud over development

Rainwater rules cast cloud over development

Al Harris July 17, 2009 9

Developers are lining up in opposition to new storm water requirements they say will dramatically increase the cost of development in the commonwealth, and may even scare off the sort of large companies that

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GVA Advantis closing some Virginia offices

GVA Advantis closing some Virginia offices

Aaron Kremer July 14, 2009 0

The Richmond office of the commercial brokerage firm GVA Advantis apparently has escaped the ax. On Monday the company said it will close offices in Newport News and Northern Virginia. And unlike at the

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Just around the corner

Just around the corner

Trevor Dickerson July 14, 2009 2

Development of the next retail complex at Short Pump is back on schedule

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“Don’t even think about changing the locks” — landlord

“Don’t even think about changing the locks” — landlord

David Larter July 10, 2009 6

Board Paradise is locked today and there is a sign out front possibly warning the store's owners not to have the locks change

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More Manchester mojo

More Manchester mojo

Al Harris June 29, 2009 1

New Manchester Flats is Fountainhead’s latest project, located at Gordon Avenue and East Seventh Street. When finished, it will represent a $35 million investment and add about 175 residential units to the area. The

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Wrecking ball takes aim at former hotel

Wrecking ball takes aim at former hotel

Al Harris June 24, 2009 2

One of Richmond’s first modernist hotels might soon be demolished to make way for a mixed-use center, including residences for adults with developmental disabilities.

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VCU retail struggles to take hold on Broad

VCU retail struggles to take hold on Broad

Al Harris June 22, 2009 11

The rapid growth of VCU attracted a number of new businesses hoping to cash in on the expanding student body. But apparently students are a fickle bunch: Several businesses around campus have shuttered their

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Tougher runoff standards would slow growth

Tougher runoff standards would slow growth

Greg Pearson June 18, 2009 4

The state is seeking to reduce the amount of phosphorous runoff allowed by new developments, a measure that could limit the scope of new construction projects if it becomes law.

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