The new apartment tower is part of developers Louis Salomonsky and David White’s conversion of the former Quality Inn & Suites hotel property at 3200 W. Broad St.
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“It’s a beautiful idea, and it would be dope if we had the space, but we don’t have the space,” said deli owner Al Muhammad, who’s led an effort opposing the parklet to preserve parking along the boulevard.
The nearly 2-acre plot is currently used as a UPS logistics center but is under contract to be sold and in the midst of a rezoning application.
Carytown Coworking is taking over the 6,000-square-foot building at 3429 W. Cary St. and will open Nov. 1.
“We’re looking at the whole concept for the five acres as something like a LaDiff village,” co-owner Andy Thornton said of the furniture retailer’s future home on Commerce Road.
The Board of Supervisors OK’d both massive developments with minimal comment after no opposition from the public in related hearings.
Ward Tefft will let Berkley and Chris McDaniel take over in a deal expected to close Friday. WonTon, the store’s feline mascot, will stick around.
“Bottom line, it’s not strategic for our success,” said CEO Lee Warfield. “Sometimes you let things linger too long, and we decided not to do that in this case.”
Richmond’s master plan calls for the 67-acre, largely city-owned assemblage along Arthur Ashe Boulevard to have a mix of uses.
JLL Income Property Trust bought Virginia Urology’s headquarters building at 9101 Stony Point Drive from Highwoods Properties.