Monday, February 28, 2011

Hull Street Renaissance Underway

Click here to view the video posted on the River District News blog of a NBC 12 feature highlighting the infrastructure improvements being made by the City.

The video highlights Papa's Pizza, a restaurant that opened in Manchester in March, 2010 with assistance through the City of Richmond's Economic & Community Development Commercial Area Revitalization Effort (CARE) program and the Enterprise Zone Program. Both programs are administered by the Department of Economic & Community Development. For more information on these programs, please click here.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Richmond in Top Ten Cities for Filmakers

CBS 6 News highlighted Richmond's newest accolade of being named by MovieMaker Magazine as one of the ten best cities in the country to "live, work and make movies." To read the CBS 6 article, please click here. To read the full article in MovieMaker Magazine, please click here.

New Homes for Sale Brochure Now Available Online

Click here to view the beautiful homes that are now for sale through ECD's neighborhood revitalization partners including Better Housing Coalition, Lifetime Homes and Southside Community Development & Housing Corporation.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Census 2010 Results: City of Richmond Population is Increasing

Results from the 2010 Census for the Richmond region were released Thursday, February 3, 2011 showing that the city of Richmond's population has increased for the first time in 40 years from 197,790 residents in 2000 to 204,214 in 2010. To read more about the results of the 2010 Census, please click below.

Richmond Times Dispatch

NBC 12 News


Mayor Jones Gives Second State of the City Address

On Thursday, February 3, 2011 Mayor Dwight C. Jones held his second State of the City Address to a full house at the recently renovated Hippodrome Theater in historic Jackson Ward. Many news outlets covered this speech. Click below to read news articles and view video clips from the event.

Richmond Times Dispatch

CBS 6 News

RVA News