Impact Stories

Wesley Housing

January 11, 2019 | Impact Stories

One mile west of the Potomac River and Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge rests a partially occupied, 12-unit apartment community for low-income residents. Behind it, on the same parcel, two dilapidated duplexes sit empty. However, Wesley Housing, a respected local non-profit that has built affordable housing for thousands of Northern Virginia residents since 1974, has a vision for this prime, visible property.

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project:HOMES

December 17, 2018 | Impact Stories

Project:HOMES doesn’t only improve houses, they improve lives. In areas lacking safe and affordable housing, the nonprofit general contractor’s goal is to build modern affordable housing and advance the safety, accessibility, and energy efficiency in existing homes for low-income individuals and families.

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Expanding Authentic Italian Pizza to RVA

September 24, 2018 | Impact Stories

As an authentic Neapolitan restaurant, Pupatella captures the essence of Naples by serving traditional wood-fired brick oven pizzas, salads, and time-honored appetizers like panzerotti and arancini. Enzo Alagarme, Pupatella’s founder, was born in Naples and learned everything he knows about pizza and cooking from his grandmother.

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A New Purpose for an Old Building

September 24, 2018 | Impact Stories

At the corner of Ninth and Main streets sits a spectacularly built gem in the heart of historic downtown Lynchburg. The six-story Krise building, erected in 1905, was constructed as the city’s first “skyscraper,” with a bank on its first floor and offices above. Over a century later, the Krise is being morphed into 21 apartments: eight one-bedrooms, 11 two-bedrooms, and two three-bedrooms. The Krise will also include four retail spaces on the ground floor …

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ValCon Masonry, Inc. in Virginia Beach

August 16, 2018 | Impact Stories

ValCon Masonry is a woman-owned, Class A contractor with a loyal team serving the Hampton Roads, Virginia Peninsula, and northeast North Carolina area. The company was founded in 2011 by Cassandra Kramer, who has more than 30 years of experience in the Commercial Masonry industry (bricklaying, stonework, and the like).

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West Main Street, LLC, Pulaski

August 8, 2018 | Impact Stories

The Town of Pulaski, located just southwest of Radford, is undergoing a large-scale downtown revitalization in an effort to preserve the historic buildings in the commercial district, encourage economic development along Main Street, and attract visitors and customers to local businesses.

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Mountain Top Timber

July 24, 2018 | Impact Stories

Mountain Top Timber Products provides quality wood chips to the paper and pulp industries and various other markets. The demand for the high-grade chips produced by Mountain Top has given the company the opportunity to expand operations and double in size – creating roughly 15,000 tons of wood chips per month.

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Supporting Renewal in South Richmond

July 16, 2018 | Impact Stories

Virginia Community Capital has a mission to support development and job growth throughout Virginia. You’ll find an example in the greater Richmond area, where we have been working alongside numerous partners to rebuild the Jefferson Davis Highway corridor, which starts in the south of the city and extends well into Chesterfield County.

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