In the wake of successfully shoring up its workforce with a new approach to employee schedules, a local chicken-focused restaurant chain is in expansion mode – and its next stop is a Midlothian golf course.
Sports & Recreation
Bodybuilding gym bulks up regional presence with new Chester outpost
Adding more weight to its regimen, a Henrico-based bodybuilding gym has plans to pump out two new locations south of the James River in the near future, and also just became its own landlord in Henrico. RVA Iron Gym is planning to open a new outpost at 361 E. Hundred Road near Chester. Gym co-owner… Read more »
New-to-market kids gym chain to open in western Henrico
It will be the first Richmond-area outpost for KidStrong, which caters to children who are able to walk through age 11. Its membership-based program interweaves physical activities with educational lessons in 45-minute sessions.
N.C. firm lining up purchase of century-old Henrico golf course
McConnell Golf, which owns 15 golf courses in three states, including two in Virginia, would pay $2.6 million for the course and put in an additional $3 million for upgrades. The deal is still in its early stages.
Site work starts on 100-acre park, hundreds of homes east of Sandston
Henrico County is starting work on its $20 million Taylor Farm Park just as development gets going across Williamsburg Road on hundreds of homes from Godsey Properties.
Fitness trainer goes from backyard sessions to owning his own gym in Scott’s Addition
“I was furloughed in the pandemic and that was really scary. I had thought about opening a gym but it seemed out of reach,” said CoreFitness founder Corey Iglesias. “Life handed me some lemons and I decided to squeeze them.”
MLB-required upgrades to The Diamond could cost city $3.5M
Major League Baseball is requiring the updates ahead of this year’s season – two years before The Diamond’s planned to be replaced.
Long-planned FC Richmond soccer complex aims to break ground this year
The 84-acre complex is currently planned to include five full-sized soccer fields, several smaller fields, a training area, offices and an eatery, among other features.
Downtime: Bill Barnett’s lay of the land
The executive with Commonwealth Commercial spends much of his free time hunting and fishing, both by land in Charles City and by sea in Mathews County.
Indoor pickleball facility Bangers and Dinks in the works in Chesterfield
The 25,000-square-foot center is planned to feature eight indoor pickleball courts next to Dick’s Sporting Goods and near Chesterfield Towne Center.