Business in brief
Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer has sold a single-story class A medical condominium located within Ridgefield Commons at 2221 Pump Road in Henrico. LVK Holdings, LLC purchased the approximately 3,273 square foot condo from Ridgefield Commons, LLC for $392,760 for a medical office. Jason Guillot of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer handled the sale negotiations on behalf of the seller.
Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer has sold a Westerre Commons office condominium at 3751 Westerre Parkway in Henrico. Bunker Root Beer Stand, LLC purchased the approximately 3,751 square foot condo from Susan G. and Richard J. Scott for $506,454 to be utilized as their Richmond branch office location. Brian K. Berkey and Mark E. Douglas of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer handled the sale negotiations on behalf of the seller.
Commonwealth Commercial Partners (CCP), a locally-owned and operated real estate firm founded in 1996, has moved to larger headquarters at 4198 Cox Road in Innsbrook. The Commonwealth Commercial Partners building will become CCP’s new home base from which to grow its client-centric services in property management, asset management, sales, leasing and consulting. The subsidiaries that are part of CCP include: Commonwealth Land, Commonwealth Lodging, Comprehensive Development Strategies and StreamCo.
The Corporation for National and Community Service has named University of Richmond to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Launched in 2006, the honor roll recognizes colleges and universities that help solve community problems and place students on a lifelong path of civic engagement. This is the sixth year that Richmond has been an honor roll member. Selection is based on the scope and innovation of service projects, the percentage of student participation in community service, incentives for service and the extent of service-learning courses in the curriculum.
Virginia Home for Boys and Girls (VHBG) Teaching-Parent Shamara Minto has received the Teaching-Family Association (TFA) Certification. TFA Certification indicates a high level of satisfaction with the quality of the Teaching-Parent’s services from their youth, community stakeholders and administration.
The Boardwalk, located at 2106 Henderson Rd., will host Customer Appreciation Day April 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Customers can register for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the April 26 Nationwide Series Toyota Care 250. Meet Diane Teel, first female driver to win a NASCAR sanctioned race, and her 12-year old racing granddaughter Macy Causey, the youngest driver ever at Virginia Motor Speedway. Her #33 race car and a RIR pace car will be available for viewing. A free hot dog with free items will be given with the purchase of a #20 Racer Dog. For details, call 288-4388.
University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business has been named one of the country’s top 20 business schools by Bloomberg Businessweek in the magazine’s 2013 rankings. Bloomberg Businessweek released the rankings online March 21. Richmond has been ranked in the magazine’s top 25 for eight years in a row.
Agents with Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer recently handled the following lease negotiations: Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. – leased 10,000 square feet adjacent to Brookhill Azalea Shopping Center at 5270 Chamberlayne Ave.; and Bestway Rent to Own – leased 6,000 square feet adjacent to Brookhill Azalea Shopping Center at 5270 Chamberlayne Ave.
Thanks to a first-place win in The American Protege International Vocal Competition 2014, Glen Allen High School student Matija Tomas will travel to New York City to perform at Carnegie Hall in December.
At the first-place winners recital in Weill Hall, Matija will perform Giacomo Puccini’s opera aria, “Chi il bel sogna di doretta.” She will perform with other vocalists from around the world and have the opportunity to win other awards and scholarships.
Locally, Thomas has performed with Richmond’s renowned Glorious Christmas Nights, Christian Youth Theatre, and WEAG’s Urban Gospel Youth Choir. > Read more.
The John Rolfe YMCA and Gayton Baptist Church have partnered in an effort to bring greater health and wellness opportunities to the community.
Through this partnership, the John Rolfe Y will run Youth Winter Sports programs, including basketball and indoor soccer, in Gayton’s newly renovated $5.5 million outreach center that features a new gymnasium, youth and teen space, social space with café, meeting space and full service commercial kitchen. > Read more.
Citizen Staff Reports 09/15/2014
Henricus Historical Park will commemorate its anniversary during Publick Day, a signature annual event that celebrates the establishment of the second successful English settlement in the New World. In September 1611, Sir Thomas Dale, along with soldiers, tradesmen and farmers, ventured from Jamestown to create the Citie of Henricus. Leaders of Henricus developed the first English hospital, chartered the first college in North America, established tobacco as the first cash crop in Virginia, and created a place where Pocahontas lived and met John Rolfe.
Publick Day will take place Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free and parking is $5 per vehicle. > Read more.
Paid extras are being sought to appear in the AMC television series TURN: Washington's Spies, which will begin filming its second season in the Richmond area at the end of September and continue through February.
No experience is required, but producers say that extras must have flexible availability, reliable transportation and a positive attitude.
Arvold Casting is holding an open call on Sunday, Sept. 21 and is seeking men, women and children who are Caucasian, African American and Native American, with thin to average builds and who can realistically portray people living in Revolutionary War times. Long hair is a plus but not a must. > Read more.
TGIF! Celebrate the weekend at Oak Hall Baptist Church’s Community Block Party on Saturday. Learn more about ballroom dancing, art and Colonial times. Or take the kids to Generation Z Games for water play or Southern Season to cook up a Disney-theme meal. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
Check out these three B’s in Henrico this weekend: books, bluegrass and “Born Yesterday.” Other activities to participate in – and feel good about – are the 15th annual James River Regional Cleanup and the 5th annual Richmond Out of the Darkness Community Walk. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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CalendarInnsbrook After Hours will present Big Head Todd and the Monsters at 6 p.m. at the Snagajob Innsbrook Pavilion. Gates open at 5 p.m. General admission is $15 to $20.… Full text