Instead of getting a bank loan, the owner of New York Deli launched a Kickstarter campaign and raised more than $170,000 for the project.
The couple behind the year-old downtown eatery will open Buttermilk and Honey in the West Broad Marketplace as well as a forthcoming food hall in Manchester.
An entity tied to the parent company of Travis Kalanick’s Cloud Kitchens paid $750,000 for the building at 2812 W. Broad St. next to the Hofheimer Building.
The Ashland-based provider of booze-holding cans, bottles and glassware joined forces with Gino Pinto, giving customers access to bulk grapes, juice and winemaking equipment.
A five-building portfolio in the Boulders and Moorefield Business Parks in Chesterfield sold for $39.5 million, and in Henrico, the Brookfield Commons at 6600 W. Broad St. sold for $32.5 million.
The Riviere bar and restaurant will open in the previous home of Yaki, Boka Tavern, Belvidere at Broad and, most recently, Tiny Victory.
The utility giant pulled the plug on a planned office tower two months ago and says it has space for its Grayland employees at other facilities.
“When I (bought it) everybody told me I was completely out of my mind,” said John Zehler, who paid $355,000 for the property in 1992. It sold this week for $1.9 million.
The real estate giant spent $2.75 million to buy land in the Chamberlayne Avenue corridor, where hundreds of apartments are being planned and built.
A permit for a three-story building, rezoning for a building up to 12 stories, a permit for an apartment complex and a request to allow a brewer to share a gelato cafe were also OK’d.