Heironimus Building set for redevelopment in downtown Roanoke

8/14/18 The Monument Companies ventures into a new region
Read more at: http://www.wdbj7.com/content/news/Heironimus-Building-set-for-redevelopment-in-downtown-Roanoke-490824061.html

Monument, Sensei eye apartments for former NDP building

4/2/18 An old downtown office building is set for a $4 million mixed-use conversion at the hands of two well-known local development groups.
Read more at: https://richmondbizsense.com/2018/04/02/monument-sensei-eye-apartments-former-ndp-building/

Taking on ‘a new life’: Former bus depot has been transformed into Cary Street Station

3/5/18 Development of the former GRTC bus depot site wraps up nicely.
Read more at: http://www.richmond.com/business/local/taking-on-a-new-life-former-bus-depot-has-been/article_293402c3-c1bf-5059-9b12-e30b10fa8c02.html

Former Colonial Boys & Girls Club gets new lease on life in Park Place

2/28/18 The Monument Companies making waves in Norfolk
Read more at: https://pilotonline.com/news/local/article_6355a002-51f5-59bd-a2e3-4b7f65720549.html

Monument Cos. ends year with Fan, downtown acquisitions

1/2/18 Monument scoops up two new Richmond projects
Read more at: https://richmondbizsense.com/2018/01/02/monument-cos-ends-year-fan-downtown-acquisitions/

New construction underway at old GRTC bus barn site, leasing begins soon

10/11/17 The transformation of a former GRTC property near the Fan and Carytown is well underway as its developers prepare to begin leasing up the project’s apartments and commercial space.
Read more at: http://wtvr.com/2016/10/11/new-construction-underway-at-old-bus-barn-site-leasing-begins-soon/


9/13/17 Phillips Realty Capital today announced that it secured $24,000,000 of permanent financing on behalf of The Monument Companies (“Monument”) for its newly renovated 8th & Main Apartments located in the heart of downtown Richmond, Virginia.
Read More at: http://www.thenewsfunnel.com/press-release/phillips-realty-capital-secures-24-million-financing-monuments-8th-main-apartments

Monument Cos., Chris Tsui strike a deal on Broad

7/03/17 A local developer and restaurateur are teaming up yet again, this time taking a bite out of a busy stretch of East Broad Street downtown.
Read More: https://richmondbizsense.com/2017/07/03/monument-cos-chris-tsui-strike-a-deal-on-broad/

Developers launch Shockoe apartment conversion, look to acquire city block

4/6/17 Monument’s presence grows on Main Street
Read more at http://richmondbizsense.com/2017/04/06/developers-launch-shockoe-apartment-conversion-acquire-city-block/?utm_source=ConstantContactMaster&utm_campaign=9065d53cb2-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_04_05&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0f8fe38cba-9065d53cb2-147899685

Chris Tsui, realty firm sign on at Cary Street Station

The developers of Cary Street Station, the $45 million redevelopment of the former GRTC Bus Barn at 101 S. Davis Ave. and site of the event, revealed they have signed the first two commercial tenants in the mixed-use project.
Read more: https://richmondbizsense.com/2017/03/17/chris-tsui-realty-firm-sign-on-at-cary-street-station/

Richmond developers Monument Cos. gobbling up properties near Ghent in Norfolk

12/10/16 The Monument Companies breaks into the Norfolk market
Read more at: http://pilotonline.com/business/real-estate/richmond-developers-monument-cos-gobbling-up-properties-near-ghent-in/article_7f0b2348-0027-5ff5-9938-6d9de6984804.html

Apartments & restaurant space planned for Cary Street Station project in former GRTC bus depot

9/27/16 Monument and The Edison Co. get closer to completing a 291 unit development in Richmond.
Read more at: http://www.richmond.com/business/local/article_ba4ac4f6-dca5-54db-a9a9-e5a4742459eb.html

Suffolk mayor reveals mixed-use development plan for historic downtown

5/10/16 Monument and Sensei Development embark on 290 unit development in Suffolk
Read more at: http://pilotonline.com/news/government/local/suffolk-mayor-reveals-mixed-use-development-plan-for-historic-downtown/article_6da13e66-689f-538a-adb4-9c2644d403af.html

Bank is converted into 8th & Main apartments

4/18/16 The former Morris Plan Bank building, with its signature curved and grand stone front entrance at 800 E. Main St., is downtown Richmond’s newest apartment complex.
Read more at: http://www.richmond.com/business/local/article_88b126d9-ede0-592e-a446-7db44b5e0659.html

Wong Gonzalez on deck for East Grace Street

3/4/16 Chris Tsui and The Monument Companies team up again to bring another restaurant to Grace Street.

Read more at: http://richmondbizsense.com/2016/03/04/wong-gonzalez-on-deck-for-east-grace-street/


12/2/15 Monument contributes to growth in Downtown Portsmouth

Read more at http://altdaily.com/features/entertainment/137-lifestyle52/8331-sponsored-moving-to-portsmouth-for-affordable-superior-living-is-a-move-in-the-right-direction

Classes back in session at renovated local private school

10/26/2015 St. Andrew’s School Reopens

Read more at http://richmondbizsense.com/2015/10/26/classes-back-in-session-at-renovated-local-private-school/

Firm plans luxury apartments, retail for GRTC ‘bus barn’ site

10/8/15 Community Meeting reveals initial plans for property at 101 S. Davis Ave.

Read more at http://www.richmond.com/news/local/city-of-richmond/article_ffc49950-ddf9-56c0-8993-d283b9da8958.html

Group offers $9.1M for former GRTC bus depot

9/14/15 DKJ Richmond wins bid for former GRTC bus depot.

Read more at http://www.richmond.com/business/article_b8692dbd-33f6-5f6f-86aa-ef8370e36ca2.html

Developers, restaurateur cook up new East Grace project

8/28/15 Monument and Chris Tsui contribute to “new restaurant row” in Midtown.

Read more at http://richmondbizsense.com/2015/08/28/developers-restaurateur-cook-up-new-east-grace-project/

Developers see opportunities for luxury apartments in Portsmouth

6/29/15 Two new developments in a city ripe for investing.

Read more at http://hamptonroads.com/2015/06/developers-see-opportunities-luxury-apartments-portsmouth

Downsized apartment project begins to rise

6/26/15 Matrix Midtown at First and Canal streets is underway and should wrap up by the spring of 2016.

Read more at http://richmondbizsense.com/2015/06/26/downsized-apartment-project-going-up/

Oregon Hill school surpasses $1.2M goal

4/28/15 The Monument Companies renovates historic school pro bono.

Read more at http://richmondbizsense.com/2015/04/28/oregon-hill-school-surpasses-1-2m-goal/

Downtown $30M bank project takes shape

4/6/15 195 residential units and 2 commercial spaces are right on schedule.

Read more at http://richmondbizsense.com/2015/04/06/downtown-30m-bank-project-takes-shape/

Washington Square Comes Alive

12/4/14 Washington Square ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor and City Council of Suffolk

Read more at http://www.suffolknewsherald.com/2014/12/04/washington-square-comes-alive/

Demolition marks start of downtown bank conversion

9/9/14 $30 million office-to-apartment conversion at former Signet headquarters at 800 E. Main.

Read more at http://richmondbizsense.com/2014/09/09/demolition-marks-start-of-downtown-bank-conversion/

Julep Moves to New Home

6/13/14   Julep’s restaurant moves to the former Shield’s Shoe’s building located at 420 E. Grace St, Richmond, VA.

Read More at : http://www.timesdispatch.com/workitrichmond/news/julep-s-restaurant-moving-downtown/article_d57b674a-fec3-5ecd-bc7a-4b5c1a30ac27.html

Terrace 202 - Great Addition to Downtown

3/27/14   Style Weekly does a architectural review of Terrace 202.

Read More at http://www.styleweekly.com/richmond/snap-crackle-and-pop/Content?oid=2049795

Massey Building Converted into Apartments

11/27/13 As the former Massey building renovations near completion, the apartments are getting some attention. As the building is quickly filling up, Chris Johnson talks about why 4N4 is attractive to young professionals in Richmond.

Read More at http://m.timesdispatch.com/business/economy/massey-building-converted-into-apartments/article_0aef872c-e9f8-58f5-977d-a717672ccd50.html?mode=jqm

Rich Vein of New Apartments

10/29/13 The Monument Companies enter into a joint venture with Howard Kellman of the Edison Companies after they purchase the former Massey Energy Building.

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Former Kicker’s Building wins Golden Hammer Award

10/18/13 Monument Construction was the general contractor for a Golden Hammer Award Winning Building.

Read More at http://www.timesdispatch.com/business/real-estate/golden-hammers-honor-four-projects/article_32be1456-44a5-5bc3-9f55-98d0abd694c0.html

Suffolk’s EDA grants The Monument Companies with a facade grant.

10/09/13 The Monument Companies recently purchased seven buildings in the 100 block of W. Washington St. in Downtown Suffolk. The grant they received will help assist in the costs of exterior improvements to the commercial buildings in the downtown area.

Read more about the project at http://www.suffolknewsherald.com/2013/10/09/downtown-facade-grants-approved/

Monument Construction Renovates New Office Building for Dodson Property Management

08/23/13 Monument Construction is the general contractor for Dodson Property Management’s new office downtown Richmond.

Read more about the project here: http://www.richmondbizsense.com/2013/08/23/firm-gets-new-downtown-digs/

Exchange Place gets exchanged into new apartments

7/27/13 The Monument Companies, along with Howard Kellman of The Edison Companies, purchase the Exchange Building with plans to convert it into a mixed-use apartment complex. 

Read More at http://www.richmondbizsense.com/2013/07/26/office-space-gets-exchanged-for-apartments/

Monument Construction to renovate old Seaboard Bag building in Scott’s Addition

1/15/13 Developer Jerry Peters & partner Jim Edge have recently unveiled their plan to renovate the former Seaboard Bag Building. They asked Monument Construction to be the general contractor. Construction will begin Fall 2013.

Read more about this project at http://www.richmondbizsense.com/2013/01/15/developer-aims-to-get-apartments-in-the-bag/

Monument Construction will renovate old Richmond Kicker’s Soccer Building

12/17/12 Monument Construction will be renovating the former Richmond Kicker’s building on West Main St. The building will be converted into commercial space as well as three apartments.

Read more about this project at: http://www.richmondbizsense.com/2012/12/17/how-to-get-a-kick-out-of-moving-day/

Monument Construction renovates former Bank of Virginia on Grace St

12/03/12 Monument Construction will begin renovations on the former Bank of Virginia for a local developer.

Read more about the project http://www.richmondbizsense.com/2012/12/03/deposit-checks-return-to-grace-st-building/

RVA Downtown Development Snapshot 2012

A photo guide to Downtown Richmond’s transformation. Venture Richmond features Shockoe Valley Heights as cover story for it’s 2012 Developement Snapshot Magazine.

Read more about the project: http://www.venturerichmond.com/pdfs/snapshot.pdf

New Apartments on the way in Shockoe Bottom

7/02/12 The Monument Companies and Sensei Development are teaming up once again and adding another location to their Shockoe Valley Heights development. The vacant lot at the corner of 20th and Grace will soon be the home to 57 one, two and three bedroom units.

Read more about this project at http://www.richmondbizsense.com/2012/07/02/shockoe-apartment-market-heats-up/

The Monument Companies Make Their Mark in Suffolk

6/23/12 In a recent letter to the editor of the Suffolk News Herald, the writer lists the work that the Monument Companies have completed in downtown Suffolk and how it has greatly contributed to the economic growth in Suffolk.

Read More at http://www.suffolknewsherald.com/2012/06/23/leadership-has-attracted-development/

Monument Construction helps keep Downtown Suffolk A Place to Live

5/26/12 Monument Construction renovates another building in Suffolk. The Monument Companies have transformed vacant buildings in Suffolk’s downtown to help keep downtown thriving.

Read More at http://www.suffolknewsherald.com/2012/05/26/a-boost-for-downtown/

Final Phase of Shockoe Valley Heights is in the Works

11/1/11 Monument Construction and Sensei Development are getting ready to wrap up their $29 million development Shockoe Valley Heights. Trolley Commons is the final phase of the project.

Read more about the project at: http://www.richmondbizsense.com/2011/11/01/developers-top-off-a-major-project-in-the-bottom/

Economic Development Authority gives The Monument Companies $30,000 grant

9/14/11 The Monument Companies received a $30,000 grant from the Economic Development Authority to help with the renovations being done in Downtown Suffolk. The grant will help with different aspects of the project.

Read more at http://www.suffolknewsherald.com/2011/09/14/eda-gives-30000-grant/

The Monument Companies and Suffolk City Officials Celebrate Opening of Lofts

10/02/10 The Monument Companies just recently finished Seventy-Five Place Lofts in Downtown Suffolk. The mayor of Suffolk, Linda Johnson as well as city officials came together for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the property.


Monument Construction Gains Ownership of one of the Last Buildings in Shockoe Slip

08/04/10 Monument Construction has gained ownership of one of the last buildings in Shockoe Slip. Monument has plans of commercial space on the first floor with 38 apartments on the top floors that they will also manage.

Read More http://www.richmondbizsense.com/2010/08/04/think-there%E2%80%99s-nothing-left-in-the-slip-to-convert/

Downtown Suffolk Gains Loft-Style Apartments

04/05/10 Suffolk’s Mayor, Linda Johnson holds a ribbon cutting ceremony to recognize the new loft-style apartments in downtown Suffolk at East Point Plaza.


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Monument is General Contractor for New Apartments Coming to Manchester

06/15/09 Manchester will be getting new apartments in the former ACME Paper & Supply Company building. Monument is the general contractor for the renovation.

Read more about this project here: http://www.richmondbizsense.com/2009/06/15/more-residential-units-coming-in-manchester/

Monument wins a GRACRE Award for Mews Project

04/23/09 Monument Construction was the general contractor and the developer for The Mews at Cary Mill condos. The project recently won a GRACRE award for Best Multi-Family project. 

Read more at http://www.richmondbizsense.com/2009/04/23/greater-richmond-real-estate-stars-shine-at-eight-annual-awards-gala/

The Monument Companies and Sensei Development renovate 19th Century Firehouse

12/29/08 The Monument Companies along with Marc Galt of Sensei Development begin renovations to a 19th century firehouse in Shockoe Bottom. This fire house is part of the third phase of Shockoe Valley Heights.