J. Elias O'Neal

J. Elias O'Neal was a BizSense reporter from 2016 through early 2020. Please send current news tips on the real estate and restaurant beats to BizSense reporter Mike Platania at [email protected] or call 804-554-6872.

Residence Inn planned near Carytown

A Henrico-based hotelier is adding to its property count in the city — this time with a proposal to construct an extended-stay hotel and commercial space that will rise a stone’s throw from Carytown.

Pickleball-bar hybrid slated for Manchester

The concept, which initially had been eyed for Scott’s Addition, is being brought to Richmond by two Charlottesville residents. It will combine pickleball courts, a full-service restaurant bar, a café and juice bar, and coworking spaces.