Commercial Real Estate

Nice office; Does it come furnished?

Over the last two years office vacancy has crept up as companies have moved, downsized or closed their doors. And they often times leaving their furniture behind. That has created a nifty incentive for landlords and made life much easier for tenants who don’t want the extra hassle/headache of finding furniture and getting it into the space.

Economy pushes Carytown’s evolution

The recession has not been kind to Carytown, Richmond’s historic shopping district. But a host of businesses are opening where others failed. Here is a slideshow that highlights a few of the recent additions and departures, as well as some changes to the scenery.

The Pipeline: Commercial Real Estate Round Up for 2.26.10

Thalhimer reports the following deals: RJW6, LLC purchased the approx. 4,800 sq. ft. industrial property at 2709 Willard Road in Henrico from John Jen, LLC for $340,000 and will operate their business, Mosquito Squad of Richmond, at this location. Boushra F. Mikheal purchased the approx. 12,000 sq. ft. retail building situated on 1.25 acres at… Read more »

Green building and adaptive reuse under one roof

Developer David Gammino has moved onto his next apartment project—a historic property in Jackson Ward. Gammino isn’t making it easy on himself by using green building and historical preservation techniques at the same time.

Less rent means lower appraisals

The value of existing commercial real estate in Chesterfield County dropped an average of 6.4 percent or $418 million last year, according to the county assessor’s office.