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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Virginia #1 For Business by CNBC

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Virginia has been ranked as #1 by CNBC for the second consecutive year. Virginia is the only state to win this top award two consecutive years, and the first state to earn it five times total.

CNBC identified Virginia's continued focus to workforce develop...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

2405 Granite Ridge Road- Case Study

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Industrial projects in Goochland are happening, and moving quickly. 

Commonwealth Commercial recently reviewed their experience with 2405 Granite Ridge Road in Goochland. Commonwealth Commercial took this industrial raw land site to investment sal...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Goochland #2 For Small Business Owners

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Goochland County was ranked #2 for Small Business Owners by SmartAsset in the state of Virginia.

SmartAsset looked at various data points to find the best places for small business owners in the Country. Goochland ranked #2 in the state of Virginia, just b...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Goochland #10 in Talent Attraction

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Goochland County ranked #10 nationally for talent attraction in the small county category by Economic Modeling Systems Intl (EMSI).

EMSI used the most current data on population and migration, growth of jobs and skilled workers, regional competitiveness, a...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Drink it in: Exploring the Richmond West Craft Beverage Trail

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Originally published in the  December 3, 2020 edition of the Goochland Gazette

By Roslyn Ryan / Editor, Goochland Gazette

Central Virginia may offer plenty of picturesque trails for nature lovers, but one local pathway may be the perfect journey fo...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Goochland's First Hotel Now Open!

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Goochland County's first hotel is now open. The Residence Inn Short Pump at The Notch held a ribbon cutting on October 6, as they opened their doors to the first guests.

The 130-room hotel is built on Broad Street Road just east of Route 288 and across fro...

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

J.E. Liesfeld Contractor, Inc.

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Five years ago, J.E. Liesfeld Contractor, Inc. was one of the first American civil contractors to adopt Komatsu’s Intelligent Machine Control. That adoption continues a long history of being early adopters into ground breaking construction techn...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Tanglewood Ordinary Celebrates 33 years in Goochland County!

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Tanglewood Ordinary opened in 1986 in what is now the iconic log cabin style building off Route 6 just a few miles east of Goochland Courthouse. 33 years later, Tanglewood is still serving up country cooking to hungry visitors. Check out the article writt...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Tuckahoe Pines Senior Living Facility

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A $30 million retirement community has been given approval for development in Goochland County.

Last week, the county Board of Supervisors approved a rezoning application for Tuckahoe Pines, a 130-unit development that will rise at 12330 Patterson Ave.

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Goochland Getting Axe-Throwing

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With axes as one of their tools of choice, a group of four friends are looking to enhance entertainment options west of Short Pump.

Dan and Tamera Pegg, and their friends Greg and Kathy Ullmann, are launching The Virginia Axe Co., a training and recreation...

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Posted on: January 1, 2019

New Child Care Center Coming to Goochland

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Kiddie Academy, a new educational child care facility, is under construction in West Creek.

The facility plans to open in fall 2019. For more information on the center check out the youtube video here.

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

Castle in Goochland Makes B&B

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A sprawling estate in Goochland County has added a bed-and-breakfast concept to its offerings as it continues to evolve from a private residence to an events venue.

Dover Hall, the 33,000-square-foot mansion known as the “castle in Goochland,&...

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

Former General Store now BBQ Joint

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There’s another new player in the local barbecue scene – this time in Goochland County.

Piedmont Smokehouse BBQ is now open at 2030 W. Broad Street Road in Maidens, about 15 minutes west of Short Pump.

Owner and pit master Chris McPherso...

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

Production Upgrade at Goochland Brewery

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One of the region’s youngest breweries is giving itself a first-birthday gift.

Kindred Spirit Brewing, which just celebrated its first year in business, is ramping up its production capacity at its Goochland facility to meet demand.

The company is...

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

Lingerfelt-led West Creek Building to Expand

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A new medical office building in Goochland is filling up – and getting bigger.

The Medarva Healthcare-anchored building at 1630 Wilkes Ridge Parkway in the West Creek Medical Park is set to grow by 15,000 square feet.

Alan Lingerfelt, chairman and...

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

Drive Shack Gets Approved in Goochland

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A New York-based company’s plan to build a three-story, 60,000-square-foot driving range and entertainment venue near Short Pump received unanimous approval from Goochland County Wednesday night.

Drive Shack’s request to rezone 13 acres...

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

Two Medical Practices Opening in West Creek

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Physician-owned Commonwealth Primary Care Inc. and Virginia Cardiovascular Specialists are the latest medical groups to open new offices in West Creek Medical Park at 1630 Wilkes Ridge Parkway in Goochland County.

The family practice group founded in 2002 ...

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