Richmond Times-Dispatch : 2019-02-11



BIZ BUZZ ♦ From staff reports Chesterfield County has seen explosive growth in recent years — and more is on the way. The county has approved more than $1.5 billion worth of residential and commercial projects in recent years. In nearby Powhatan County, developers are eyeing land to put houses, retail shops and offices. Much of the development that has taken root in recent years or is being planned is along U.S. 60 near the Chesterfield border. The next Metro Business Live event — on Tuesday, March 26 — will talk about the commercial real estate hot spots mostly in Chesterfield and Powhatan counties as well as elsewhere south of the James River. The event continues the discussion from December’s Metro Business Live forum, in which panelists discussed the commercial real estate hot spots mostly in Richmond and Henrico County. A panel will discuss the topic, “Commercial real estate hot spots in Chesterfield and South of the James,” at the event. The panelists will be: Speakers: ♦ OOO Moderator: When: Where: Parking: ♦ Cost: Details: years, specializes in providing urban and economic development services for public and private clients. a partner and leader in the real estate section of Richmond-based law firm Hirschler. She has been with the firm for nine years. Her practice focuses on the development and redevelopment of commercial projects, including retail, mixed-use, office, multifamily, hospitality and health care. ♦ Laura Lee Garrett, ♦ Tim Davey, the principal in charge of marketing and business development for Timmons Group, a Chesterfield-based civil engineering and technology firm. Davey has worked on dozens of high-profile projects. Davey, who has been with Timmons for 31 OOO METRO On the cover: The latest venture of Richmond-area entrepreneur, business owner, philanthropist and nurse Deborah J. “Debbie” Johnston is a startup that helps people navigate the complex health care system. Staff photographer Metro Business is published every Monday as a regular section of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, 300 E. Franklin St., Richmond, VA 23219. Email: [email protected] Calls about advertising should be made to (804) 649-6251. Business editor Gregory J. Gilligan [email protected] ....................... 649-6379 John Reid Blackwell (Manufacturing; Tobacco) [email protected] ...................... 775-8123 Tammie Smith (Retail and Advertising) [email protected] .......................... 649-6572 BUSINESS E12 Cover photo by: Mark Gormus

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