PIEtech provides a fun environment which encourages hard work and camaraderie

PIEtech provides a fun environment which encourages hard work and camaraderie

Richmond Times Dispatch – May 4, 2017

PIEtech provides a fun and casual environment which encourages hard work and camaraderie. You can regularly see employees zipping around the office on scooters, challenging each over a foosball match or fighting it out for the ping-pong title. Colorful and interesting art adds an element of fun to an already pleasing environment”

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Downtown Development Forum showcases dozens of projects reshaping Richmond’s landscape

Downtown Development Forum showcases dozens of projects reshaping Richmond’s landscape

Richmond Times Dispatch – April 25, 2017

“'[T]he city and property owners have leased 300,000 square feet of office space in the last six months,’ said Lucy Meade, director of marketing and development for Venture Richmond.

The downtown advocacy group partnered with the city of Richmond and the Greater Richmond Association for Commercial Real Estate to present the annual Downtown Development Forum on Tuesday night. (…) Hundreds of people attended the event at the Main Street Station Shed, one of the projects hailed at the forum. ‘No city has a structure like this in the commonwealth,’ Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney said.

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Envera Health moving into office space in Riverside on the James building

Envera Health moving into office space in Riverside on the James building

Richmond Times Dispatch – March 21, 2017

“It is a beautiful space,” [Envera Chief Executive Officer Dan Neuwirth] said. “Having a beautiful, natural space with a natural setting to it is conducive to the type of service we want to provide to the patients we touch.”

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Capital One buys future business incubator building in Shockoe Bottom

Capital One buys future business incubator building in Shockoe Bottom

Richmond Times Dispatch – March 20, 2017

“‘Since we bought the building … we have been out talking to local businesses and community leaders,’ [Brad] Cummings said. ‘There is a ton of interest in what we are trying to do for the community by creating this high-growth business incubator.'”

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Ledbury folds up West End location, focuses on Downtown

Ledbury folds up West End location, focuses on Downtown

Richmond Biz Sense – January 12, 2017

“[Trible] said the Broad Street store has been a success, and its retail sales are up about 50 percent from its old location in Shockoe Slip.”

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State Bar Association Gets New Office in Richmond

State Bar Association Gets New Office in Richmond

Richmond Times Dispatch – December 7, 2016

We’re so excited to be working with The Virginia Bar Association on their new offices just around the corner from ours.

Stay tuned for updates, renderings, and more information about this project in the new year!

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Local Entrepreneurs Announce Business Incubator and Angel Fund

Local Entrepreneurs Announce Business Incubator and Angel Fund

PR Web – November 17, 2017

“‘The key to successful business incubators around the country is three-fold,’ [Will Loving, of 1717 Partners] said. ‘First, the physical space is exclusive to like early stage companies. Second, other occupants of the space include mentors – entrepreneurs and business leaders who have ‘been there/done that’ and are at the ready to counsel these early-stage firms. Third, having access – not guarantees, but access – to capital, ideally from venture capitalists and angel investors who are also in the same physical space. Having all parties together allows for mutually beneficial ‘collisions’ to occur.'”

SMBW is so thrilled to be a part of this exciting project! Stay tuned for more updates on this venture in 2017!

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