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Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer has been selected by Gumenick Properties to provide exclusive retail leasing services for Libbie Mill-Midtown. Centrally located just off West Broad Street on Staples Mill Road, the “Midtown” community sits in the heart of metro Richmond and is convenient to downtown and the surrounding suburban areas. The 80-acre urban mixed-use Libbie Mill-Midtown is the only development in Central Virginia that offers a true live-work-play environment. The project features public gathering spaces, including a lake with pier, park, and exercise trails, combined with its central location, charming architecture, and walkable design. Currently anchored by gourmet marketplace, Southern Season, the retail portion of Libbie Mill-Midtown can accommodate a total of over 200,000 square feet and will draw an upmarket merchandise mix. Retail and restaurant space is available from 1,300 to 65,000 square feet, including endcap availabilities and build-to-suit opportunities. The Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer team will consist of exclusive retail leasing representatives Pam Strieffler and Allyson Petty Wiggins.


Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer recently announced the following transactions in Henrico County: Michaels – renewed its lease of 26,723 SF in Broad Street Plaza at 9900 W. Broad St.; Virginia Institute of Pastoral Care – renewed its lease of 4,407 SF in Richmond Medical Park at 2000-2012 Bremo Rd.; Go Wireless – leased 3,200 SF in Audubon Crossing at 4740 Audubon Dr.; H&R Block Eastern Enterprises, Inc. – leased 1,900 SF in Virginia Center Station at 1080 Virginia Center Pkwy.; La Sede Restaurant – leased 1,575 SF in Starling Plaza at 1412 Starling Dr.; and Los Gauchos – leased 1,056 SF in The Hub Shopping Center at 6913-6945 Lakeside Ave.
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Reynolds CC dedicates student center

Reynolds Community College recently celebrated the dedication of the Jerry and Mary Owen Student Center, named for longtime supporters of the college who have made numerous investments in it.

Jerry Owen served on the Reynolds College Board from 1984 to 1988, and he and his wife support the college’s scholarship fund and created an endowment for the Reynolds Middle College, which helps students earn a high school equivalency and transition into a degree or workforce credential program. > Read more.

Capital One sponsors ‘Coders Experience’

Capital One hosted its “Coders Experience” event in Richmond and a number of other state locations Oct. 14. The events attracted hundreds of middle school girls, who learned how to create their own mobile apps, hone problem-solving skills and gain software development knowledge. A second day of Coders Experience events will take place Oct. 21. More than 500 Capital One volunteers are participating in the 10 events. > Read more.

Hermitage band member named All-American

The U.S. Army All-American Bowl Presented by American Family Insurance Selection Tour will visit Hermitage H.S. Oct. 19 to recognize Truman Chancy as a 2018 U.S. Army All-American. Hermitage High School will honor Chancy before his classmates, bandmates, family and friends at the high school’s band room during band practice, and he will be presented with his honorary All-American Marching Band jacket. > Read more.

Crime Stoppers’ Crime of the Week: Oct. 16, 2017

This week, Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers is asking for the public to assist the Richmond Police Department in the identification of wayward artists that were using buildings as their canvas.

In the early morning hours of Sept. 14, four people were recorded on security cameras vandalizing multiple properties in the area of the 2500 blocks of West Main Street and Floyd Avenue. The suspects (pictured) were walking north on Robinson Street and spray painting the properties as they meandered along. > Read more.

Slipping through

Hermitage quarterback Jay Carney escapes defenders during the Panthers' 33-0 win against Godwin Friday night. Hermitage is 8-0 and has won its past four games by a combined score of 172-28. > Read more.

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October 2017

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Friends of the Glen Allen Library will hold its Fall Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 27-28 in the large public meeting room at Glen Allen Library, 10501 Staples Mill Rd. A huge selection of over 4,000 well sorted items will be available at prices from $0.25 to $2. The collection includes hard cover, paper backs, children’s books, young adult books, DVDs and CDs. A special collection of unique, antique, and rare items will also be offered at slightly higher prices. Cash or check. Proceeds benefit the Glen Allen Library and its programs. For details, call 501-1950 or visit Full text

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