More than 200 new apartments are being eyed at Rocketts Landing, after the riverfront neighborhood’s developer filed plans days before the coronavirus pandemic swept the nation.
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Construction, food and beverage, retail and others are able to continue operating onsite following the governor’s order Monday to shut down non-essential businesses and schools.
Despite shutting down last week and temporarily laying off its staff, Don’t Look Back is looking ahead to a day when it can reopen and try what it hopes is a novel approach to surviving the coronavirus downturn.
While response to the coronavirus does not appear to have significantly slowed down construction projects in and around Richmond, the social-distancing required by local, state and federal governments is presenting some challenges to securing permits and inspections.
“It’s a judgement call and I know the numbers. It’s hard to be a Carytown business in a good economy.”
With the economy in large craters at the hands of a microscopic force, a different, more visible sort of implosion is set to take place May 30 on a particular block of downtown Richmond.
The excitement of a new, larger location to accommodate a growing membership was dampened by the gym having to temporarily close two days later while the pandemic plays out.
“The world is upside down right now. I can’t really say what’s going to happen, but I do proudly say we’re open for business and booking as much as we can,” the Charlottesville general manager said.
Where once there were tacos and beers, you’ll find vinyl records and Bohemian décor, as a bid to transform a longstanding Fan bar into a more varied space takes shape.
Kyle and Josh Engelken aren’t letting the coronavirus scare prevent them from leaping into the golf business.