Officials plan to knock down the dilapidated motel off I-95 to pave the way for a new restaurant or hotel to take its place.
Capital City Partners has proposed a 20-story, VCU Health-anchored tower and mixed-use office complex on the 3-acre property at 500 N. 10th St.
The Holly Springs and Swansboro units will each get $74,000 worth of upgrades, including new heating, air, plumbing, electrical systems and renovated kitchens.
The City Council holds a work session Monday on the Richmond 300 master plan, Powhatan seeks to fill a board vacancy, and New Kent supervisors elect chairmanships.
One commissioner dissented based on neighbors’ concerns that the development would be taller than the Richmond 300 plan recommends.
When the agency acquired 353 acres in the tech park in March, it quietly but simultaneously unloaded 307 of those acres to a developer.
The land was transferred to the EDA, which will negotiate a sale of the 92-acre property for a $2.3 billion arena-anchored development.
Richmond’s EDA is awarding $120,000 to Chop Chop RVA to help restaurants survive the pandemic by making to-go orders more profitable.
Noon today is the cutoff to apply for outdoor heat lamps from the city, proposed townhomes on Libbie Avenue go to the Planning Commission, and Ashland offers grant assistance.
The EDA tapped New Orleans-based Convergence Strategy Group to help evaluate RFPs and assist in negotiations down the road.