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Angela Sweeney
Vice President - Corporate Marketing & Communications
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July 19, 2017
If the featured restaurants seem a bit pricey, National Market, which debuted inside the neighboring MGM casino last winter, has plenty of approachable options, including crab cakes, sushi, ice cream, and chicken and donuts. For those who need a breather outside of the convention center and casino, there are plenty of boardwalk-friendly places to dine.

July 19, 2017
A new grocery giant will opened its first store in Virginia Saturday morning near the affluent Twin Hickory and Wyndham neighborhoods in Henrico County's West End. The flagship Publix store, which sits on land originally readied by Ukrop’s before the family-owned Richmond grocery stores were sold to grocer Martin's parent company, anchors the new Nuckols Place shopping center at 5400 Wyndham Forest Drive.

June 29, 2017
The Peterson Cos. has a new strategy to finally advance its stalled Avonlea Town Center project in Loudoun County: Smaller bites. “We are going to phase it rather than build it all at once,” Jim Mertz, Peterson’s vice president of retail development, told me Wednesday.

June 16, 2017
Florida-based Publix will open its first store in the Richmond region — and its first in Virginia — next month. The Publix grocery store at Nuckols Place shopping center in western Henrico County will open at 7 a.m. July 15, a Publix spokeswoman said Friday.

June 8, 2017
It has been six months since the $1.4B MGM resort and casino opened at National Harbor and Peterson Cos.' massive waterfront development is already experiencing a significant boost in its wake.

May 23, 2017
The 300-acre mixed-use development has become synonymous with luxury and leisure, drawing in more than 11 million visitors annually. More than a getaway, National Harbor is home to 450K SF of office and medical space, with an ultimate build-out of 600K SF.