A half-finished apartment project left in the wake of the Justin French fiasco has been bought by an investor who plans to finish the project this summer.
Commercial Real Estate
A closed Steak & Ale restaurant on West Broad was sold, while the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society leased 3,500 square feet and The National White Collar Crime Center leased 16,000 sf. And a small law firm leased 1,000 square feet on Monument Ave.
A Chesterfield housing development that caters to senior citizens has fallen, and it can’t get up. And now the few residents of the unfinished neighborhood are hoping a new developer comes in to help revive the stalled project and revive their dreams of a stress-free retirement.
The delinquency rate for commercial real estate loans is climbing in Richmond. That could mean more distressed property will hit the market this year as lenders get tougher on borrowers. And that, in turn, could mean a few more bargain-basement prices for investors willing to bet on a recovery.
A troubled real estate firm has sold a shopping center it owns in Henrico County.
The business advocacy group is set to outgrow its space.
A commercial real estate landmark in Western Henrico is close to getting a new tenant as a growing employer in Richmond looks to consolidate from three local offices into one.
We’ll know soon enough how long Justin French will spend in prison — what’s less clear is how long it will take Richmond to clean up his mess. For now, the state Department of Historic Resources is taking steps to prevent future abuse of its tax credit program.
Top Gun Motor Sports leased 10,000 square feet at 10471 Cobbs Rd in the City of Ashland. Plus Boushra Mikhael purchased 7,980 square feet at 15 & 23 W. Clopton Street in Richmond from BB&T for $100,000
In the face of skepticism and on shaky legal ground, controversial Internet cafes continue to roll the dice and open locations in storefronts across Richmond.