Committee to make recommendation about arena options within a week

Members of the committee charged with weighing five development proposals for a new indoor arena in Henrico County expect to make a recommendation to County Manager John Vithoulkas within a week, according to the committee’s chairman. Five development groups submitted proposals for an arena by the county’s Oct. 3 deadline; a sixth suggested a site for the facility. The only […]

German delegation visits Henrico

A delegation from Henrico County’s German sister city came to visit and learn about the current state of Henrico, as part of the localities’ two-decade-long partnership. The partnership between Henrico and the German county of Saarpfalz-Kreis (population of about 150,000) began in 1997 for economic development reasons – specifically as a way for Henrico to connect with the German semiconductor […]

Henrico Schools to host College and Career Night Oct. 29

Students of all ages are invited to Henrico County Public Schools’ 2018 College and Career Night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 29 at Hermitage High School. The annual countywide event offers a chance to talk with representatives of more than 100 universities, colleges and professional programs, as well as about 50 representatives of career options such as businesses […]

Virginia to accept applications for expanded health coverage Nov. 1

State agencies will accept applications from Virginia adults newly eligible for health coverage under Medicaid expansion beginning Nov. 1. Eligible adults will begin receiving services starting Jan. 1. The new coverage is available to men and women ages 19 through 64 who are not eligible for Medicare and who meet income requirements, which vary by family size. For example, a […]

Business in brief

Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer recently completed the following lease transaction in Henrico County: TJ Maxx – leased 21,089 SF in Parham Plaza Shopping Center at North Parham Road at Quioccasin Road. Connie Jordan Nielsen and Nicki Jassy handled the lease negotiations on behalf of the landlord. *** Commonwealth Commercial Partners, LLC recently reported the following real estate transaction: The […]

Belmont redevelopment proposal has Lakeside abuzz

It’s only a proposal – one of six, in fact – but news that a developer is seeking to build a $290-million mixed-use community on the current site of Henrico’s Belmont Golf Course has Lakeside abuzz. The Citizen was first to report about the proposal – made by Belmont Community Development, a conglomerate that includes local investors, a development company, […]