Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Federal Funding Application, Guidelines and Worksheets Now Posted

To view and download the new Federal Funding CGF Application, Guidelines and Worksheets, please click here. Under Documents, the first three bulleted links are the three documents above.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Mayor Announces Leigh Street As Site for Redskins Summer Training Camp

On Monday, October 22, Mayor Dwight C. Jones announced the City's plan to develop the Leigh Street (Science Museum) site as the new home of the Washington Redskins Summer Training Camp, beginning in 2013. In making the announcement, the Mayor also disclosed that Bon Secours Richmond Health System (BSRHS) and the City have formulated a comprehensive strategy to stimulate new economic development and jobs throughout the city.

To read the full press release, please click here.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Construction firm relocates to former city-owned property

Richmond BizSense reports about the new tenant occupying the restored 100-year-old Manchester Post Office along Hull Street in Manchester. The construction management firm Barton Marlow has leased space in the building to grow and expand its operations. Kevin McMichael, senior project manager, said, "We knew where we wanted to be, and we knew where we didn't want to be. We didn't want to be in a downtown high-rise, and we didn't want to be in an office in Innsbrook." To read the full article, please click here.

Forbes ranks Richmond 8th best city for working mothers

In the October 10, 2012 issue of Forbes Woman, Richmond, Virginia was ranked 8th best city for working mothers.Click here to read the full article.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Online shoe company in Dallas moves to Richmond

Richmond BizSense reports that an online running shoe company, Natural Running Store, which began in Dallas, Texas, chose to relocate to Manchester, in the city of Richmond when they saw that the bulk of their orders were coming from the East Coast.Click here to read the full article.

Handcrafted Denim Shop Opens in Shockoe

RVANews reports that Shockoe Denim owner CEO, Anthony Lupesco, has chosen the city of Richmond as the location for his store that will both display his products and showcase the design process. Read the full article here.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Increased Interest In Cycling a Boost to Local Bike Industry

According to a September 9, 2012 Richmond Times Dispatch article, the area's retail cycling industry anticipates being among the likely beneficiaries of the UCI World Cycling Championships coming to the city of Richmond in 2015.

"I don't think people realize how big this is, " said Tim Mullins, co-owner of Carytown Bicycle Co. in Richmond. "I still can't believe it's coming here."

To read the full article, please click here.