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  • Groceries anchor mixed-use projects

    Move over multi-family. The new darling in Virginia's construction market is the grocery-anchored, mixed-use center.



  • A Resounding "No" To Gas Pumps At Short Pump Kroger

    The Henrico County Planning Commission recommends against a zoning change that would allow gas pumps in front of the Short Pump Kroger. When the Kroger shopping center was approved on the southwest corner of Broad and Lauderdale in 2007, the zoning prohibited gas pumps.



  • Outdoor retailer REI to open first Hampton Roads store at Pembroke Mall

    Seattle-based outdoor retailer REI plans to open its first store in Hampton Roads -- and its sixth store in Virginia -- at Pembroke Mall in Virginia Beach in spring 2016. The freestanding 27,400-square-foot store near Virginia Beach Town Center would hire about 50 employees, according to a news release.



  • REI opening Virginia Beach store next year

    A Seattle-area outdoor retailer is coming to Virginia Beach. Recreational Equipment Inc. said Tuesday it plans to open a store at Pembroke Mall in the spring 2016.



  • More than $12,500 charged to credit cards stolen from Short Pump restaurant patron

    A victim of credit card fraud says her purse was draped over the chair at a restaurant but acknowledged it had been unzipped. That Tuesday lunch at the Short Pump Town Panera left a bad taste in the mouth for the Chesterfield woman and it had nothing to do with the food.



  • WOW House: 12 Acres in Horse Community, Outdoor Pool

    This week's Rockville Home Spotlight is a 5 bedroom, 6 bath home with 7,144 square feet on 12.4 acres in Walnut Hill. A beautiful custom built Estate Home located in a horse friendly community.



  • Do Richmond's Shopping Malls Have Nine Lives?

    Like aging humans, older shopping malls seem to long for the healing waters of some undiscovered real estate fountain of youth. That is the case of Regency Square and Chesterfield Towne Center, both of which opened when indoor shopping malls were the rage back in the mid-1970s.



  • Childrena s Museum of Richmond to open inside Short Pump Town Center

    The Children's Museum of Richmond is on the move, again. Five years after opening a satellite location at West Broad Village in Short Pump, the Children's Museum will close that location and move into Short Pump Town Center.



  • Punch Drunk

    You may have seen that Short Pump and Mechanicsville were recently named two of the most boring places to live in Virginia by Movoto.com. That's the online real estate brokerage and referral site that brought us such listicle-clickbait-gems as "14 Things You Need to Know About Dating Someone in Virginia," "These 21 Photos of Richmond Will Make You Want to Move There," "30 Things People From Richmond, VA Have to Explain to Out-of-Towners" and the classic, "10 Richmond Stereotypes That Are Completely Accurate."



  • sweetFrog sold to local private equity firm

    A local private equity firm has scooped up one of Richmond's fastest-growing companies whose founder is cooking up another concept in Carytown. Boxwood Capital Partners purchased the controlling shares of frozen yogurt chain sweetFrog for an undisclosed amount in a deal that was finalized Jan. 31, said Pat Galleher, managing director of the downtown private equity firm.



  • Henrico Wendy's make changes after charging meals tax incorrectly

    There is controversy surrounding the Henrico Meals Tax. Are you checking your receipts? Area restaurants, especially in Short Pump, are being accused of overcharging hungry diners.



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