New development in Monroe Ward

Posted by Iva Radman – email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -- New development could be on the way for Richmond's Monroe Ward District.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports Gilbane Development Company is asking the city for permission to build a mixed retail and housing project aimed at helping Virginia Commonwealth University students.

The permit calls for a 546 bedroom complex along Canal Street, between Foushee and Adams Streets.

If approved, the project could be complete by sometime next year.

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