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  1. Historic Roanoke building to become boutique hotelRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2018 | Virginia Business

    The 110-year-old Liberty Trust office building in downtown Roanoke has been sold. Poe & Cronk Real Estate Group in Roanoke reported the sale, saying the new owners, JS Project LLC of Fairfax, plan a historic restoration of the building, turning it into a boutique hotel.

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  2. Averett, Virginia Western sign agreementRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2018 | Virginia Business

    An agreement signed Thursday is designed to make it easier for students who start their education at Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke to complete their bachelor's degree at Averett University in Danville. The articulation agreement allows students who have completed their associate degree in administration of justice from the community college, with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher, to transfer to Averett to complete their bachelor's degree in sociology/criminal justice degree.

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  3. Deschutes says it still plans to brew beer in RoanokeRead the original story

    May 30, 2018 | Virginia Business

    Two years ago, when Bend, Ore.-based Deschutes Brewery announced plans to make Roanoke its East Coast outpost, some people reacted as if the Star City had won a massive lottery. In April, when Deschutes said it was adjusting those plans, some residents reacted as if Roanoke had been jilted.

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  4. The Heironimus building in downtown Roanoke is on the marketRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2018 | Virginia Business

    Thalhimer said Monday that it will serve as the exclusive sales representative for the 80,000-square-foot building, one of the last and largest remaining significant redevelopment opportunities in Roanoke's downtown historic district. "We are extremely excited to take this unique opportunity to the market and believe that it will be very attractive to both the local and statewide adaptive reuse and tax credit development community.

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  5. New tenants take space at former Allstate Building in Roanoke CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | Virginia Business

    Property owner Metis Holdings plans to occupy 63,015 square feet in the 165,000-square-foot building by summer 2019. Since purchasing the building on Electric Road in April 2017, Metis, a local provider of insurance and risk management services, has been renovating it into a multi-tenant space.

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  6. Labor group announces second partnership with Virginia community collegesRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2018 | Virginia Business

    LIUNA, the Laborers' International Union of North America, said Monday that it has entered into a second agreement with the Virginia Community College System to train state residents for jobs related to a new pipeline project. The agreement aims to put people to work on the Mountain Valley Pipeline project, which will distribute natural gas through pipelines running from West Virginia to Virginia.

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  7. Aria Legacy Group acquires Roanoke apartments for $5.9 millionRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2018 | Virginia Business

    Aria Legacy Group has acquired West Creek Manor Apartments in Roanoke from the Virginia Housing Development Authority for $5.9 million. The purchase is the Lakewood, N.J.-based firm's second multifamily investment in the state and its first in the Roanoke Valley region.

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  8. That doesn't mean nothing is happening in the Roanoke and New River valleysRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2018 | Virginia Business

    The title of Roanoke Regional Partnership's 2016 annual report was "Best. Year. Ever."

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  9. Altec's fifth expansion is - an endorsement of the business climate'Read the original story

    Mar 2, 2018 | Virginia Business

    When a trendy new company comes to town, there's often a lot of hoopla and ballyhoo. Think of the announcements that Deschutes Brewery was coming to Roanoke and Ballast Point Brewing Co.

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  10. Roanoke Valley office occupancy rate is 84 percent for 2017, according to reportRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2018 | Virginia Business

    New leases in Roanoke's Central Business District have helped stabilize the Roanoke Valley's office occupancy rate, according to an annual office market survey by Poe & Cronk Real Estate Group. The 31st survey reported an occupancy rate of 84 percent in 2017.

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  11. GO Virginia board approves a second round of grantsRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2018 | Virginia Business

    A pharmaceutical accelerator at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, a seed fund in Hampton and a water and sewer project in Roanoke were among a second round of nine grants announced Tuesday by GO Virginia. The state's new regional economic development initiative, GO Virginia awards state funds to projects intended to grow and diversify regional economies across the state.

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  12. Atlantic Credit and Finance expanding in Roanoke, creating 115 new jobsRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2018 | Virginia Business

    Atlantic Credit and Finance announced Thursday it is expanding into downtown Roanoke and creating 115 jobs over the next two years. The company will invest $4 million into the expansion.

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  13. Tax credits helps Henry County move forward on advanced manufacturing training facilityRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2017 | Virginia Business

    Henry County, in partnership with the Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corporation , recently closed $13 million in funding to break ground on a new advanced manufacturing training facility. Construction will begin in January on a 25,889-square-foot project that will include 10,553-square feet of office space and a 15,336-square-foot high bay.

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  14. Industrial building in Roanoke sells for $1 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | Virginia Business

    Sampson Bladen Oil Co. Inc. purchased a 27,000-square-foot industrial property in Salem from SVI Properties for $1 million.

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  15. BJa s Wholesale Club leases 102,600 square feet in RoanokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | Virginia Business

    BJ's Wholesale Club has leased 102,600 square feet of retail space in the Crossroads Shopping Center in Roanoke. It will locate in what was a former site for a Kmart.

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  16. Altec Industries to invest $30 million in fifth expansion in Botetourt CountyRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2017 | Virginia Business

    Altec Industries said Tuesday that it plans to invest $30 million in a 65,000-square-foot expansion at its manufacturing plant in Botetourt County. This is the fifth time the company has expanded since it began manufacturing aerial trucks for the electric utility and telecommunications industries at its plant at Botetourt Center at Greenfield in 2001.

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