The neighborhood continues its streak as the local hotspot for new bank branches, this time with a $26 billion bank looking to set up shop along Broad Street.
In an apparent show of customers’ enthusiasm, Bricks and Minifigs co-owner Paul Indelicato said there was a line out the door the first day of business at the new and used Legos store.
“What I thought would be a temporary job in the interim turned into me owning it,” said longtime employee Elizabeth Creasey, who just bought the shop with coworker Rick Witty.
“You couldn’t set up a business like this anywhere else. Richmond is a quirky place that has been so good to us,” said Kimberley Overman, co-owner of the porcelain restoration shop.
“My wife just said there’s your calling. Go open a coffee shop. I said, Nah, I don’t think that’s right for me. But that was the seed and that seed just grew and grew.”
“The insoles are my hero product, but I do think the socks will be big business,” the founder of Goochland-based Yenta + Posha said of the company’s new products.
“Karma has a way of coming around,” Jeff Van Horn said of moving his store into the same Carytown storefront he tried to takeover a decade ago.
It’s unclear whether the preppy clothing retailer’s new store at Short Pump Town Center will replace its existing location at Stony Point Fashion Park.
Longtime owner Dick Fowlkes confirmed Wednesday that he had lined up a sale of his high-end menswear shop in Libbie-Grove to a local duo.
The project would span 93 acres south of Virginia Center Commons and also include industrial, office and retail space.