Project would create 2,500+ jobs, tribe says.
Updated at 4 p.m. Friday The Pamunkey Indian Tribe has proposed a $350 million, 275-room resort hotel and casino in Richmond, the tribe announced Friday as the Virginia House of Delegates considers legislation to allow the Pamunkey to pursue commercial gaming in Norfolk and Richmond. The resort will include a four-diamond hotel tower with a
The commercial real estate analysis company would increase to 2,000 employees.
CoStar Group, the Washington, D.C.-based commercial real estate analysis company, announced Monday it plans to build a 400,000-square-foot building in downtown Richmond, doubling its local workforce, as part of the proposed $1.5 billion Navy Hill development. CoStar would double its number of employees to 2,000 in Richmond, where it already employs nearly 1,000 people, according
Tribe has option to purchase 13.4 acres by Elizabeth River for $10 million.
The city of Norfolk and the Pamunkey Indian Tribe announced Monday that the tribe’s proposed $700 million casino along the Elizabeth River is moving closer to reality. According to a tribe press release Monday, the Pamunkey and the city have signed two agreements: an option to purchase 13.4 acres of undeveloped city property adjacent to
Kevlar manufacturing plant will add 60 jobs.
Technology-based materials producer DuPont de Nemours Inc. will invest $75 million to expand and modernize its Kevlar manufacturing plant in Chesterfield County over the next several years, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday. The DuPont Spruance factory employs 2,000 people and will add 60 more jobs as a result of the expansion. The plant, which opened
Virginia’s first female speaker prepares to gavel in the GA session
For the first time since 1993, Democrats are in charge of Virginia’s legislative and executive branches. Back then, Gov. L. Douglas Wilder was serving the last year of his four-year term and Thomas Moss Jr. of Norfolk was the speaker of the House of Delegates. Del. Eileen Filler-Corn, D-Fairfax, faces a totally different landscape as
First region in Virginia to get fastest internet speed.
Verizon announced Monday that its 5G Ultra Wideband mobility service is now active in Hampton Roads. The service is available in 31 cities across the country and works on seven mobile phone models. The fifth-generation cellular network covers several parts of the region, including Virginia Beach Oceanfront, downtown Norfolk, Newport News, Old Dominion University, Hampton
Agreement would bring hourly service between Richmond and Washington
The state and Jacksonville, Florida-based CSX Corp. announced Thursday they would invest $3.7 billion in improving train service between Richmond and Washington, D.C., including building a new bridge across the Potomac River dedicated to passenger and commuter rail. The improvements are set to start in the second half of 2020 and be phased in over
Ruth Industrial LLC buys 55-acre property in Chesapeake
A 55-acre deep-water terminal in Chesapeake has been sold to Norfolk-based Ruth Industrial LLC for $8.15 million, Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer announced this week. The property at 700 Rosemont Ave. includes about 60,000 square feet of industrial space and a 400-foot concrete pier. The seller is OEP Rosemont LLC, based in Atlanta, which bought
Tucker starts his new job on Jan. 13.
Telly Tucker, director of economic development in Danville, is leaving next month to lead Arlington County’s economic development department, the city of Danville announced Thursday. “It was a tremendous opportunity,” Tucker said Thursday in a phone interview. “My heart will always be in Danville for the opportunity they gave me. It’s bittersweet in a sense,
Supermarket chain plans to invest $175 million in project.
Wegmans Food Markets plans to build a $175 million regional distribution center in Hanover County, creating 700 jobs, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Wednesday. The campus, which will be located along Sliding Hill and Ashcake Roads off Interstate 95 in Ashland, will expand the grocer’s distribution network on the East Coast. Operations will start in 2022