Final approvals are falling into place for a new home for the Richmond Police Mounted Unit.
The state agency has received permission for a deal with an out-of-state developer to move its headquarters to the suburbs, potentially freeing up land for a new baseball stadium.
The meeting was prompted largely by the news that the Pamunkey had acquired 600 acres in the county, and that the tribe may look to develop a $700 million resort and casino onsite.
Development along the corridor is set to go higher and increase in density with a series of approvals by City Council.
Efforts to attract a major employer to the region by way of a so-called industrial megasite are progressing.
Multiple proposals set to go before the city planning commission Monday would rezone much of the corridor from the Mayo Bridge to Cowardin Avenue.
The City of Richmond and Henrico County both are proposing budgets based on maintaining current real estate tax rates, while Chesterfield County is proposing a 1-cent reduction.