Economic development

At the Navy Hill Development Advisory Commission's latest meeting, an arena developer and a Randolph-Macon professor present differing views on the proposed venue. Read more


An operator for the proposed downtown arena has been announced as the proposal continues to work its way through commission meetings and community discussions. Read more

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The Navy Hill Development Advisory Commission discusses the risks of funding a new downtown arena. Read more


After the Navy Hill project unveiling, a commission prepares to evaluate the proposal. Read more

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Ashland uses incentives to reinvigorate its lodging market. Read more


A new proposal for the “Matoaca mega site” would pair a solar energy facility and data center. Read more


Project One was the OG. Read more


Virginia Union University ends its agreement to partner in a business development center at a long-vacant North Side bank building, while the city determines the project is in default. Read more


Ravi Perry will foster the American conversation that few want to have — the one about race and labor in Richmond. Read more

Sunday Story

The large-scale downtown redevelopment project would replace the Richmond Coliseum, renovate the Blues Armory and build 2,800 apartments and a hotel. Read more


Mayor Levar Stoney says half of the $1.2 billion in projected surplus revenues from a proposed downtown redevelopment would go to Richmond schools. Read more


Historic district designation in 2001 set off a development boom. Read more


Responding to outside forces attempting to shape their community, Blackwell’s residents work to retain their history and help steer their future. Read more

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City leaders seek public input on a master plan to guide economic development and public infrastructure over the next two decades. Read more


Metro Richmond is experiencing a construction boom beyond single-family homes. Read more


We've been here before; the last time, we got the Coliseum. Read more

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Our story shows how dogged residents must become to get answers when the ones they are being provided aren’t enough. Read more

How a grassroots group of Chesterfield County residents fought the ‘Matoaca mega site’ plan and won — for now Read more


Richmond’s renovated 17th Street Market will make its debut in phases. Read more


Suburban commercial developments get an urban ambiance with the addition of residential options. Read more


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