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Airport faces 800-foot hurdle

Chesterfield County Airport aerial

The Chesterfield County Airport is in the planning stages of $14 million, multiphase expansion that depends in part on being able to lengthen one runway.

New name, new anchor for shopping plaza

Naming your shopping center “Best Buy Station” doesn’t work out so well when the anchor tenant – Best Buy – goes dark.

Council moves the chains on Redskins deal

Redskins training camp rendering

The city council voted 7-2 Monday night to approve the general framework of a deal to bring the Washington Redskins training camp to Richmond with significant financial investment by Bon Secours.

Redskins deal offers peek at city’s playbook

Westhampton School property

Richmond needed a big-money sponsor to bring an NFL training camp to town, and one of the area’s largest health-care organizations had its eye on a piece of city-owned property. Those interests aligned in a deal that some are hailing as savvy economic development and others are deriding as opaque at best.

New topping on Julian’s menu: Apartments

The old Julian's building at 2617 W. Broad St.

A subsidiary of a Richmond-based commercial brokerage that has been gobbling up properties has nabbed the old Julian’s building at Mulberry and Broad streets, and the space above the shuttered restaurant is slated for conversion to apartments.

A farmers market sprouts in Midlothian

GrowRVA, the group behind the popular South of the James Market, has teamed with a Shockoe Slip cafe to create the Urban Farmhouse Farmers Market.

New Martin’s planned for Chesterfield

A South Carolina developer plans to break ground next year on a shopping center that will likely be anchored by the first new local Martin’s store since the grocery chain entered the Richmond market almost three years ago.