After a spur-of-the-moment real estate deal, a Church Hill salon storefront has swapped hair for nails.
BizSense’s women’s-only networking series returns in 2020, with a program that includes a panel discussion and happy hour.
The purchase of the 9-acre property gives Highwoods control of 20 acres that could be developed at the corner of Nuckols Road and Lake Brook Drive.
“It just seemed like a really good investment we might be able to figure out, even with all the other things we have going on,” said co-owner Herbie Abernethy.
An objective news publication must tread carefully when dipping its toe into the subjective waters of making bold predictions. Nevertheless, we polished the ol’ crystal ball well enough to give you this guide for 2020.
From tending an olive farm along the French Riviera to competing in men’s physique contests, the pursuits of Richmond’s businesspeople outside the workplace took our Downtime series to unexpected places in 2019.
“It’s a much-needed amenity downtown,” said developer Dave McCormack, whose Petersburg-based firm is looking to turn the industrially zoned site into a festival and events park, in the spirit of Richmond’s Brown’s Island Park.
In the face of the daily temptations of his rotisserie-chicken-centric restaurant chain, owner Harold Vega drops weight and tones up for his pursuit outside of the kitchen: a subset of bodybuilding known as competitive men’s physique.
Closing out 2019 on a high note, BizSense packed the house last week at The Sauer Center development for our final Hard Hat Happy Hour of the year, presented by Sands Anderson.
Guy Blundon and Mark Purcell are behind the $75 million project, which would feature two towers connected by a sky bridge that will double as the neighborhood’s newest event space.