Friday, June 11, 2010

Regional and Corporate Study Kicks Off This Week on the Future of the Richmond Coliseum

The firms of Barrett Sports Group, LLC., Populous and Weston Sports have been contracted to jointly conduct a Market Validation and Financial Feasibility study on the future of the Richmond Coliseum. The corporate and public partners of Altria Group, Inc., Dominion Resources, Inc., Genworth Financial, Inc., MeadWestvaco, City of Richmond, Chesterfield County, Hanover County and Henrico County unanimously selected this team to conduct the extensive study. The kick-off meeting for the study was held yesterday, June 10th. Click the following links for more details.

Richmond Times Dispatch
NBC 12 News

Friday, June 4, 2010

Best Places for Business & Careers 2010: Richmond Places in Top 50 on Forbes List

In a Forbes Magazine special report titled Best Places for Businesses And Careers, the Richmond metro area ranked 50th. Criteria for ranking included the cost of doing business, job growth projected, and educational attainment. Click here to read the full report.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

East End Vision Charrette Begins this Week

A series of public engagement meetings, known as a Charrette, and designed to plan for the revitalization of the East End and Nine Mile Corridor will take place on June 2-7, at various locations in Church Hill and the East End. The intensive week-long session will include a number of sessions open to the public. For more information, visit the charrette website here or read the recent Channel 12 news report here.