The 2,000-square-foot former auto upholstery shop at 1004 N. Sheppard St. will soon be converted into a sort-of display case for Neo-Classic Cars.
“It’s going to be a more upgraded version of my spot downtown that still looks like it’s from the 1980s in Brooklyn,” said the owner of Jo Jo’s Famous Pizza.
Out-of-town buyers snap up the office and condo tower at 1001 Haxall Point and the building at Libbie Mill Midtown at 4901 Bakers Mill Lane.
The locally-based used vehicle consignment company, which recently listed on Nasdaq, is relocating to the HandCraft building at 3301 W. Moore St.
Green Leaf Medical will open in four months at 11190 W. Broad St. and is scouting locations in Scott’s Addition, Petersburg, Ashland and Carytown.
When he started in 1994, Jamie Nester made $4.25 per hour. Now he owns the business and it has $10 million in annual revenue.
“We’re trying to bring science and analytics to economic development,” said the founder of Richmond-based EDai, which considers a lot more than incentives.
The Philadelphia native plans to open a two-in-one restaurant concept at 407 N. First St. in Jackson Ward.
The Cordish Cos., Bally’s Corp. and Urban One are finalists. The Pamunkey Indian Tribe, Wind Creek Hospitality and Golden Nugget Hotels & Casinos are out.
The furniture store will stay open in the space for at least the time being but the owners are mulling retirement.