DeeO’s Seafood coming to Midtown by Tom Bailey

The fast-growing DeeO’s Seafood will soon open a second restaurant, this time in Midtown. Co-owners Desmond Rhyan and Alphonso Johnson have signed a seven-year-plus lease with Loeb Properties for 711 E. Parkway at Central. That’s the space in the strip … Continued

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“I do want to grow into the size of a Boyle [Investment]. I do want to continue to grow Gill properties from what Ray [Gill] started,” Brown Gill said. “I love the idea of bringing in more brokers over time and these guys being involved with deciding who those men or women are.”

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Ray Gill of Gill Properties, which is developing the rest of the project, said TraVure was designed to be a walkable, urban and user-friendly place, where people can leave their car in a covered garage — cool in the summer and away from the elements in the winter — and walk the rest of their visit, whether that’s to their office, a dinner date, some retail therapy or all three.

In early discussions, the development drew strong opposition from neighbors, particularly the gated Nottoway community, where residents expressed concerns about potential issues like light emanating from the development’s parking garage.

Gill said the parking garage, which can hold 476 vehicles, will make visiting the complex more convenient for shoppers and workers.

“The whole idea was to have retail, office and hospitality on one site,” he said. “You can park your car and walk and stay all day.”