Citizen Staff Reports 09/23/2016 Features
Community members came out by the thousands to celebrate the 15th annual edition of Glen Allen Day Sept. 17 at Crump Park in Glen Allen. The event began with a parade along Mountain Road and continued with live music, games and activities for children, food and dozens of vendors. > Read more.
Citizen Staff Reports 09/23/2016 Henrico Crime
SEPT. 23, 10 A.M. – No one was injured during an early morning shed fire in Eastern Henrico today.
At approximately 3:55 a.m., Henrico County firefighters responded to the fire in the 4600 block of Sydclay Drive, near South Laburnum Avenue. A shed near the back of an apartment complex was on fire, and the heat from the fire had started to damage the back of the apartments. Firefighters were able to control the fire quickly, and there were no injuries as a result of the blaze. > Read more.
Citizen Staff Reports 09/23/2016 Henrico Business
Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer recently reported the following lease transactions in Henrico County: Cavalier Cargo Group, Inc. – renewed its lease of 17,477 SF in Woodlands Center at 520 Eastpark Ct.; RVA Antiques, LLC – renewed its lease of 9,475 SF at 6100 Lakeside Ave.; CSI Packaging, Inc. – leased 6,940 SF in Interport Business Center, Building C, at 5300-5390 S. Laburnum Ave.; Wilkerson Francis Investments, LLC – leased 3,093 SF in Staples Mill Business Center at 8209-8231 Hermitage Rd.; and RVA Wellness Café – leased 1,120 SF in Merchants Walk Shopping Center at 7504-7598 W. Broad St. > Read more.
Citizen Staff Reports 05/12/2016 Henrico Business
Henrico-based auto insurance comparison company Compare.com will relocate its headquarters to a new Henrico site, in preparation to expand its workforce by 40 percent by the end of next year.
The new site, in the East Shore office complex in Innsbrook, will feature 26,000 square feet of office space. The company has added nearly a dozen new employees since January and has expanded its insurance carrier partnerships. > Read more.
A sample of transactions during this period appears below:
3059 Creighton Road – $130,000, 1,872 SF (built in 1941), from John A. and Angela M. Danies to Viamontes R. W. Vilato, et. als.
8176 Buffin Road – $141,000, 1,170 SF (built in 1970), from Barbara J. Tobin Estate to Brodi C. Kelly.
1609 Trailing Ridge Road – $173,000, 2,174 F (built in 1999), from My Family Properties LLC to Reginald Burton.
251 Rocketts Way #303 – $173,500, 986 SF (built in 2007), from Elinor D. Capehart Trustee to Samantha Elizabeth Kucera.
11716 Timber MIll Road – $195,000, 1,488 SF (built in 1993), from Patricia E. McCarthy to Anthony Fung. > Read more.
Citizen Staff Reports 05/12/2016 Henrico Business
Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer’s Capital Markets Group has represented the seller in the sale of Villa Park I, located at 8040 Villa Park Drive in the Staples Mill/Parham submarket of Henrico County. The 74,862 square-foot single-story office service building is entirely leased to four tenants. LabCorp is the property’s largest tenant, occupying 42 percent of the property, and has been in the building since it was built in 1991. Technology Integration Group (TIG) occupies 29 percent of the building. The company is more than 30 years old, with 20 offices in the U.S. and abroad. TIG handles computer maintenance for Henrico County Public Schools. 8040 Villa Park, LLC, an investment group out of Washington, D.C., purchased the property for $8,144,000 ($109 psf). The sale was completed by Eric Robison, and Mark E. Douglas, CCIM, SIOR of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer. > Read more.
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Reynolds Community College will host Richmond sculptor Paul DiPasquale Sept. 28 as he shares his presentation “Art Talk, Why Art Matters” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Conference Center Gallery of the Workforce Development and Conference Center on the Parham Road Campus, located at 1651 E. Parham Road in Richmond. This event is free and open to the public. > Read more.
The Children's Clothing Closet at Highland Springs United Methodist Church will be open Saturday, Aug. 27 and Tuesday, Aug. 30 to provide free new or nearly new children's clothing for families in need, prior to the start of the school year. The Clothing Closet will be open from 10 a.m. to noon both days. The church is located at 22 North Holly Avenue. > Read more.
Three local churches are holding events on Saturday: A Fall Veterans and Community Health Fair and Blood Drive at Antioch Baptist Church in Varina; a Fall Children’s Consignment Sale at St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church in the West End; and a Community Day event at Fair Oaks Baptist Church in Highland Springs. Two events are also planned in Henrico for history buffs: A tour of New Market Heights and a commemoration of the battle for Fort Harrison. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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