With Richmond’s new bus rapid transit system up and running after two years of construction, an effort to help businesses impacted by the project is progressing –with a different approach than initially planned.
The first of two planned building conversions at the Hanover County government complex has created new office space for the county’s financial departments.
A leadership shake-up at Richmond’s building inspections and permitting office has led to the appointment of an interim building commissioner who is already familiar with the role.
An enhanced outreach effort on a proposed historic district expansion in Manchester continued Wednesday with a meeting between state officials and the three Richmond City Council members whose districts are involved. About two dozen people attended the meeting between staff with the Virginia Department of Historic Resources and the City Council’s Parker Agelasto, Ellen Robertson… Read more »
Chesterfield County is going forward with a sale of $50 million in bonds – and for the first time, it’s giving the public first crack at buying in.
The prospects of future development at the old Westhampton School site took a step forward on Monday. The Richmond Planning Commission voted to recommended approval of Bon Secours’ request to rezone the school’s 6 acres at 5800 Patterson Ave. The matter now needs City Council approval. Bon Secours filed the request in late May, as… Read more »
A delayed vote on a requested boundary expansion of an historic district in Manchester has prompted the local development team behind the proposal to threaten to halt construction and further investment in the area – even though the state agency reviewing the proposal said it supports the plan.
A state-owned, tin-looking building near the corner of Governor and East Grace streets soon could be in the hands of private ownership. That’s if the price is right – and if someone is willing to move it.
A handful of parties have thrown their hats in the ring to potentially take over day-to-day operations of the county-owned Belmont Golf Course in Henrico. The county said last week it received five submissions to a “request for information” it put out in early May, seeking ideas from outside companies to operate and maintain the… Read more »
Final approvals are falling into place for a new home for the Richmond Police Mounted Unit.