Commercial Real Estate

Art supplies shop opening in Arts District

“With willpower or stupidity, depending on how you look at it, I’m hoping to fill that void,” Ian Hess said of expected demand for his new store.

$8M entertainment venue The Park at RVA opens this week

Marketed as “an indoor wonderland,” the 55,000-square-foot venue consists of an 18-lane duckpin bowling alley, an 18-hole mini golf course, three virtual golf bays, three bars, a food hall with six restaurants, a beer garden area with 30 self-pour taps, a 200-person banquet hall and a 200-seat auditorium.

Local cheesecake company owner opening bistro at Stony Point mall

“They’re really hellbent on wanting to do something with this mall,” said Verseau Bistro owner Cheryl Wittman. “Just listening to mall management and how they seem excited about the new investment firm taking over, how great would it be if the mall turned around and I’m on the ground floor of it?”