Commercial Real Estate

Pipeline: Commercial Real Estate Round Up for 1.23.08

Richmond International Raceway purchased a 35,300 square foot building at 4001 Carolina Ave. in Henrico for $1 million. Robert L Borum and Associates LLC purchased a 9,600 square foot flex-space building at 8191 Staples Mill Road in Henrico County from Rastek Construction and Development Corp. for $1 million. Click on the story link for more… Read more »

Pipeline Commercial Real Estate Round Up for 12.19.08

Mygrant Glass Company, an auto glass distributor, has leased 41,500 square feet at 11730 N. Lakeridge Parkway in Ashland. Affinion Loyalty Solutions, a multinational marketing company that specializes in customer loyalty programs, has leased 57,000 square feet at 7814 Carousel Lane in Henrico County. Click the link for more deals. CB Richard Ellis reports Affinion… Read more »

Pipeline: Commercial Real Estate Round Up for 12.11.08

Thalhimer reports Classic Construction Exteriors purchased a 2,500 square feet office/warehouse building in the Crossroads Business Center at 11624 Busy Street in Chesterfield from DSST Holdings for $315,000. The exterior remodeling company is moving from a smaller facility elsewhere in the county. Grubb & Ellis | Harrison & Bates reports Manakin Holdings purchased the former… Read more »

Shopping malls facing first-quarter fears

Richmond area shopping malls are holding steady, but trouble might be on the way as major retailers plan to close stores. A BizSense study found that the combined storefront vacancy of six area malls is 9.6 percent. Brian Glass, commercial retail broker for Grubb & Ellis | Harrison & Bates, said the percentage of empty… Read more »

Downtown development marches on

Despite rising vacancy rates and a slumping economy, developers presented a cheery outlook for development in downtown Richmond at an event yesterday hosted by Venture Richmond. More than 100 people gathered for the Downtown Development Forum at the newly renovated National Theatre at Broad and Seventh streets. Presenters delivered two-minute updates on development projects that… Read more »

Pipeline Commercial Real Estate Round Up for 12.5.08

CB Richard Ellis reports IES Commercial, Inc., a communication and electrical service company headquarted in Houston, leased 23,800 square feet on Lakeridge Parkway in Hanover County. The Richmond office will be moving from its current location in the East End. Thalhimer reports the Virginia Veterinary Medical Association purchased a 1,700 square foot office condominium at… Read more »

Innsbrook empties out: Vacancy rate poised to double

Nearly 1 million square feet of class A office space in the Innsbrook area could be vacated as locally-based corporations downsize, driving down rental rates in the area but potentially making the Richmond area more attractive to corporations considering moving here. Almost every office building at Innsbrook has a “for lease” sign, and the situation… Read more »

The Pipeline: Commercial Real Estate Round 11.21.08

Thalhimer reports that the Democratic Party of Virginia purchased a 15,000 square foot office building at 1710 East Franklin Street from Tinsman Holdings for $1.15 million. Harrison & Bates reports Jacobson Companies, a third party logistics provider, leased 52,000 square feet at 11200 Old Stage Road in Chesterfield. The law firm of Midkiff, Muncie &… Read more »

Pipeline Commercial Real Estate Round Up for 11.14.08

Thalhimer reports Kroger has leased 86,000 square feet at The Corner at Short Pump located at the corner of West Broad Street. and Lauderdale Drive. The 250,000 square feet shopping center recently broke ground and the new Kroger is expected to open in late 2009. Old Bon Air Partners sold two office buildings at 1030… Read more »