Archive for “Carytown Place”

Fresh Market aiming for September 19

Richmond BizSense is reporting that that Fresh MArket, Panera, and Petco aim to open in about 7 weeks: Connie Jordan Neilson, a Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer broker who is in charge of leasing the retail space, said Fresh Market is aiming for a Sept. 19 opening and that Petco and Panera are looking to [...]


Petco coming to Carytown

Fresh Market on for Carytown Place

@Tara_Morgan: Fresh Market officially under contract as anchor for Carytown Place. Construction on project started this week.

Council approves Carytown Place

Richmond City Council unanimously approved a special use permit for Maryland developers to move forward with Carytown Place on North Nansemond.

Carytown Place gets nod from Land Use, Housing and Transportation

The RTD is reporting that “the City Council’s Land Use, Housing and Transportation committee voted 2-1 to approve a change to the city’s master plan that would allow retail on the entire property. A second vote on a special-use permit for the controversial development got two votes, with one abstention. [...] Tuesday’s vote does not [...]

Carytown Place developer fundraiser for Mayor Jones cancelled

The lobbying firm for a proposed retail development near Carytown canceled a fundraiser for Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones on Tuesday amid concerns about the timing of the event and the mayor’s expressed support for the project. Capital Results, which has been pushing the Carytown Place development, had planned to host a $250-per-person reception for [...]

Planning approves Carytown Place, Fresh Market the proposed tennant

The Richmond Planning Commission this afternoon voted to approve the Carytown Place development, which would include Fresh Market as a tenant. The proposal next goes before the Richmond City Council.

MDA reverses position on Carytown Place

The Museum District Association Board of Directors have voted to support the SUP for Carytown Place: At a meeting on February 2, the Board heard from the SUP applicants as well as neighborhood representatives and the Don’t Big Box Carytown group. The Board engaged in a lengthy and detailed discussion and voted seven to three [...]

Carytown Place up for vote on Monday

The agenda for the February 7th meeting of the Richmond Planning Commission has the following on the Carytown Place project:

Carytown Place SUP up for vote next Monday

The agenda for the City Planning Commission meeting on Monday February 7th will include a public hearing and and vote on the Special Use Permit being requested by the developers of the Carytown Place project on Nansemond. [via]

More on the battle on Nansemond

The RTD’s Battle over Carytown development plan rages takes a look at the controversy around the proposed the development and the main group opposed to the project: Don’t Big Box Carytown was created this summer as an organization of businesses and residents opposed to turning the former Verizon building at 10 N. Nansemond St. near [...]

Richards’ $.02 on Carytown Place

Don Richards, NBC12 Regional Vice President and General Manager, weighs in on Carytown Place: Developers want to take a 50-year-old empty building on the western edge of Carytown and turn it into a shopping destination called Carytown Place. They aren’t saying who the tenants will be just yet. But you can be assured that they [...]

Carytown Place plans amended, move forward

cbs6 is reporting that plans for Carytown Place have cleared a hurdle with the city: The final draft for Carytown Place has now been accepted by the City of Richmond. Developers made some changes including restricting hours of operation and eliminating one public entrance to the underground parking garage. The changes reflect what developers heard [...]

Carytown’s self-image?

Michael Paul Williams has a poke at the proposed development on Nansemond Street: The brouhaha over a proposed Carytown-area retail center is as much about self-image as it is about zoning or retail compatibility. Or, put another way: If the mystery anchor tenant turns out to be a Wal-Mart instead of a Whole Foods Market, [...]

Fire at Carytown Tea

From the RFDVA twitter: WORKING FIRE AT 20 S NANSEMOND ST. NFD » And then: Fire under control » Later Paul Spicer later reports that it is Carytown Tea: … it’s Carytown Tea…the golden arches are safe. Things starting to look up now » Photo by Paul Spicer

Don’t Big Box Carytown

One stance on the proposed development at the old Verizon building, from the Facebook for Don’t Big Box Carytown: An out-of-state developer has applied to put a national big-box retail chain store adjacent to the city’s oldest and most unique shopping district, Carytown. We want to preserve this historic district and its appeal by keeping [...]

Carytown Merchants Association stays neutral on Verizon building

The RTD reported on Saturday that the Carytown Merchants Association is staying neutral on plans for the old Verizon building: In a letter to members, signed by Bob Broomfield, the association’s president, the group says it will support any development that meets the city’s master plan for the area. “The Carytown Merchants Association supports economic [...]

What to do with the Verizon Building?

Carytown South resident Harry Kollatz provided me with this story and some commentary along with it. I’d love to hear your feedback as I think this story has legs and will be around for a while. I gotta agree with most of the commenters: we don’t need a fourth grocery in Carytown. But I [...]