Radiant Nails and Spa Brings Personal Care Services to Libbie Mill - Midtown

Retail expansion mirrors the rapid growth in the residential community

Radiant Nails and Spa will set up shop in the Emmer Row Building

Radiant Nails and Spa will set up shop in the Emmer Row Building

Henrico-based Gumenick Properties is pleased to announce that Radiant Nails and Spa has leased approximately 1,300 square feet in the Emmer Row building located at 4901 Libbie Mill East Boulevard at Libbie Mill – Midtown.  Peter Vick and Harrison Hall of Divaris Real Estate, Inc., represented Gumenick in the transaction. Expected opening will be this fall.

Radiant Nails and Spa will offer a variety of nail services, including manicures, spa pedicures, gel polish acrylics and a comprehensive treatment menu. The company chose the Libbie Mill – Midtown location due to the growth of the surrounding area and the high quality of the development.

“We are delighted to add Radiant Nails and Spa to our growing mixture of retail services for the community,” exclaims Karen Bunch, Gumenick Properties’ regional manager. “Retail interest at Libbie Mill – Midtown is greater than ever, keeping pace with our growing residential population at Penstock Quarter apartments, and in our townhome and condominium neighborhood.”

In addition to Radiant Nails and Spa, progress continues at Libbie Mill – Midtown with the construction of the new Crafted Restaurant, projected to open this summer, and the buildout of Lumber Liquidators office headquarters. Plus, leasing demand is strong at Penstock Quarter, a new 327-unit apartment community that opened in December. Earlier this week, Gumenick also announced their plans for a new five-story, 350-unit apartment community and an 11,800 square-foot retail center at the corner of Bethlehem and Staples Mill roads. These developments along with sales of new townhomes and condominiums, and the marketing of Harp’s Landing, a six-story Class-A office building to be built next to the Libbie Mill Library, exemplify Gumenick Properties’ plans to make Libbie Mill – Midtown the anchor to the growing midtown community.

New development plans for Libbie Mill - Midtown...

Gumenick Properties recently submitted new development plans to Henrico County for two new buildings at Libbie Mill.

The Wellsmith

The Wellsmith

The Wellsmith

A 350-unit apartment building located at the corner of Libbie Lake East Street and Libbie Mill West Boulevard across from recently completed Penstock Quarter. Gumenick Properties anticipates breaking ground for construction in the fourth quarter of 2019 with completion anticipated by the Fall of 2021. Improvements to Bethlehem Road will be completed in conjunction with the delivery of The Wellsmith.


11,000 sq. ft. of retail at Staples Mill and Bethlehem Roads.

11,000 sq. ft. of retail at Staples Mill and Bethlehem Roads.

11,000 sq. ft. retail building

Located at the corner of Bethlehem Road and Staples Mill Road, this highly visible location is attracting significant interest from local and national retailers. A construction date for this building will depend on leasing activity.

Libbie Mill - Midtown welcomes Solidcore Gym!

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Libbie Mill-Midtown Getting in Shape with Solidcore Gym as Newest Tenant
Retail in the Gumenick community continues to grow with innovative workout service

Henrico-based Gumenick Properties is pleased to announce that Solidcore, a high-intensity fitness studio, has leased approximately 2,000 square feet in the Penstock Quarter building located at 5001 Libbie Mill East Blvd, adding to the growing list of retail services moving to Libbie Mill – Midtown. Peter Vick and Harrison Hall of Divaris Real Estate, Inc., represented Gumenick and Sean Young of Sabre Real Estate Group represented Solidcore.

The Washington, D.C.-based Solidcore was founded in 2013, and now has 44 studios in cities across the nation and plans for further growth. The company offers a unique, 50-minute, high-intensity, full-body workout where clients use a machine specifically built for Solidcore that leverages spring loads for resistance. The equipment strengthens the entire body through a series of slow controlled movements with quick transitions. Classes are capped at 15 people, ensuring each client receives personal attention and individualized coaching. Solidcore’s clients come from all walks of life, including professional athletes, weekend warriors, stay-at-home moms, CEOs and former First Lady, Michelle Obama.

“The innovative fitness service of Solidcore is the ideal fit for the active, modern lifestyle of Libbie Mill – Midtown,” claims Karen Bunch, Gumenick Properties’ regional manager. “This new addition to our community offers an ultra-convenient workout option for our residents and nearby neighbors.”

In addition to Solidcore, progress continues at Libbie Mill – Midtown with the construction of the new Crafted Restaurant, projected to open this summer, and the buildout of Lumber Liquidators office headquarters. Plus, leasing demand is strong at Penstock Quarter, a new 327-unit apartment community that opened in December. These developments along with sales of new townhomes and condominiums, and the marketing of Harp’s Landing, a six-story Class-A office building to be built next to the Libbie Mill Library, exemplify Gumenick Properties’ plans to make Libbie Mill – Midtown the anchor to the growing midtown community.

Burn Boot Camp is coming to Libbie Mill - Midtown!

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Henrico-based Gumenick Properties is pleased to announce a new fitness user is coming to Libbie Mill – Midtown. Burn Boot Camp has leased approximately 4,000 SF in Penstock Quarter, a brand new, 327-unit apartment community with 40,000 SF of first floor retail. Located at 2101 Libbie Lake East Street, Burn Boot Camp is the latest addition to the growing list of retailers moving to the new urban mixed-use development.

Owned locally by Jonathan Ceaser, Burn Boot Camp provides customers with unlimited, high-intensity workouts lasting 45-minutes with multiple camp times throughout the day, shock absorbent flooring, and complimentary child-watch. “Our Libbie Mill – Midtown location will serve Richmonders with a convenient and fun way to stay fit and challenge themselves both physically and mentally,” says Ceaser, who also owns three other Burn franchise locations in the region – one in Short Pump and two in Midlothian.

The addition of Burn Boot Camp at Libbie Mill – Midtown follows Lumber Liquidators announcing its intent to relocate its office headquarters there. These plans along with continued sales of new townhomes and condominiums, leasing of apartments at Penstock Quarter, and strong interest in Harp’s Landing, a Class-A office building to be built adjacent to the Libbie Mill Library, exemplify Gumenick Properties’ commitment to developing Libbie Mill – Midtown into the heart of the growing midtown area of Henrico County.

“We are delighted more people across metro Richmond will be able to experience Burn Boot Camp at our centralized location,” said Gumenick Properties’ Regional Manager Karen Bunch.  Burn is planned to open in the summer of 2019.

Midtown Minute PQ Studio Apartments

Midtown Minute PQ Studio Apartments

In this bonus mini-episode of the Midtown Minute, Karen and Diane (Senior Regional Property Manager for Gumenick) talk about the exciting studio-apartment options available in Penstock Quarter. You’ll also get an exclusive first look inside some of our currently-available studio units, all of which feature the same finishes, amenities, and commitment to quality as our one and two bedrooms. Take a look now before Penstock Quarter opens up in early December.

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Lumber Liquidators Signs Lease Solidifying Move to Libbie Mill - Midtown

Worldwide Corporate Headquarters Moving to Mixed-Use Development in Henrico County

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HENRICO CO., VA., October 25, 2018 –Henrico-based Gumenick Properties is pleased to announce Lumber Liquidators has signed a long-term lease for space in Libbie Mill - Midtown, solidifying plans to relocate its corporate headquarters from Toano, VA to Richmond. Lumber Liquidators will take possession of the 53,000 square foot Bakers Mill building in October 2019.

Approximately 200 employees will support Lumber Liquidators’ nationwide retail activity from their new headquarters. The company’s search for a new location lasted several years and included many cities throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and into North Carolina.

“Lumber Liquidators’ decision reinforces what we are hearing from brokers and businesses around the

region – there is strong interest in first-class office space in the midtown area,” said Skip Nash, vice-president, property management at Gumenick.

Growth is accelerating at Libbie Mill – Midtown, an 80-acre community that Gumenick is developing using the design principles of new, urban mixed-use neighborhoods. Recent and ongoing activity includes:

  • Continued strong sales of townhomes and condominiums.

  • The pre-leasing of apartments at Penstock Quarter, a 327-unit mixed-use apartment community.

  • The opening of fitness center 9Round.

  • The recently signed lease with Crafted, a restaurant scheduled to open spring 2019 in the Emmer Row Building located at 4900 Libbie Mill East Boulevard.

  • The pre-leasing of Harp’s Landing, a Class-A office building to be built next to Libbie Mill Library.

“The addition of Lumber Liquidators’ corporate headquarters and their staff will certainly add to the vibrancy of our community at Libbie Mill - Midtown,” added Nash.

About Libbie Mill - Midtown

In 2013, Gumenick Properties broke ground on Libbie Mill-Midtown, a mixed-use, walkable community located at Staples Mill Road, Libbie Avenue and Interstate 64 in Henrico County. This 80-acre, in-fill development is the largest revitalization project in Henrico County’s 400-year history. The community features a walk/bike nature trail, a lake and pier, a pavilion, townhomes, condominiums, apartment residences, shops, restaurants, and a state-of-the-art public library.  

About Gumenick Properties

Libbie Mill-Midtown is the newest development from Gumenick Properties, an award-winning real estate development and management company that owns and operates investment properties in Florida and Virginia. Founded in the late 1940s, the company engages in two primary lines of business – apartment and commercial development and operations and homebuilding.

Learn more about Libbie Mill-Midtown and Gumenick Properties at https://www.libbiemill.com and https://gumenick.com.

Supper Club at Libbie Mill Wednesday Sept 19!

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Come and enjoy dinner under the stars with us!

“Supper Club” is our chic new pop-up waterside dining experience on the pier at Libbie Mill Midtown. A delicious food truck cuisine, table cloths, and music transform the pier into your new favorite bistro. 

This month’s “Supper Club” will be featuring sweet and savory southern fare from our friends at LOWCO Eatery. We’ll be sipping cocktails from Belle Isle Moonshine and pouring STRANGEWAYS BREWING brews as we enjoy music by the John Bradberry Trio!
Bring your friends, family and neighbors!

No registration required.

New Restaurant Coming to Libbie Mill – Midtown

Breakfast, lunch and dinner fare will be offered by local restaurateur

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HENRICO CO., VA., August 27, 2018 – Henrico-based Gumenick Properties is pleased to announce a new restaurant is coming to the Libbie Mill – Midtown community. The restaurant, with a name soon to be announced, has leased approximately 6,000 square feet in the building located at 4900 Libbie Mill East Boulevard, adding to the growing list of retailers moving to the new urban mixed-use development.

The restaurant, owned by Michael Cohan, will serve American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a casual, family-friendly setting. “Part of our goal for Libbie Mill – Midtown is to be a place where our residents, commercial tenants and the RVA community-at-large can come to relax,” said Gumenick Properties’ Regional Manager Karen Bunch. “This restaurant adds yet another way to enjoy Libbie Mill-Midtown.”

Cohan runs two successful restaurants, Marty’s Grill and Riverbound Café, and the craft brewery Brewville, all in Mechanicsville, VA. “We’ve had great success in Mechanicsville and are excited about expanding,” remarked Cohan. “We are delighted more people across metro Richmond will be able to experience our cuisine thanks to Libbie Mill-Midtown’s central location.” The restaurant is planned to open in the Spring of 2019.

The addition of a new restaurant at Libbie Mill - Midtown comes on the heels of Lumber Liquidators announcing its intent to relocate its office headquarters there. These plans along with continued sales of new townhomes and condominiums, pre-leasing of apartments at Penstock Quarter, a new 327-unit apartment community, and the marketing of Harp’s Landing, a six-story Class-A office building to be built next to the Libbie Mill Library, exemplify Gumenick Properties’ efforts to make Libbie Mill – Midtown the anchor to the growing midtown community.

About Libbie Mill - Midtown

In 2014, Gumenick Properties broke ground on Libbie Mill-Midtown, a mixed-use, walkable community located at Staples Mill Road, Libbie Avenue and Interstate 64 in Henrico County. This 80-acre, in-fill development is the largest revitalization project in Henrico County’s 400-year history. The community features a walk/bike nature trail, a lake and pier, a pavilion, townhomes, condominiums, apartment residences, shops, restaurants, and a state-of-the-art public library.

Midtown Movie Night August 8th: Grease

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What are you doing Thursday,  August 8th?
Come join us at Libbie Mill Midtown for movie night!We will be watching Grease – the original, of course – and celebrating it’s 40th birthday with a costume contest! We encourage everyone to break out their best Pink Lady or T-Bird outfit, bring a chair and come enjoy a themed cocktail and the movie. And to make it more fun, we’ll have a $75 and $50 cash prize for the 2 best costumes – all ages welcome!

Drinks and snacks will start at 8pm and the movie will start rolling at 8:45pm or shortly thereafter. Everyone is advised to bring chairs or blankets (however, chairs are recommended since we are positioned on the brick). We will have B & B Kettle Korn out here selling both popcorn and kettle corn for people to snack on during the movie. Also, we will be selling hotdogs, chips, and non-alcoholic drinks! As far as adult beverages go, we have select beers from STRANGEWAYS BREWING, cocktails from Belle Isle Moonshine, as well as red and white wine. All alcoholic beverages are $5.00 and we accept cash or credit/debit.

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Libbie Mill – Midtown Lands Lumber Liquidators Corporate Headquarters Office 

One of Virginia’s largest companies moving to RVA Area 

4901 Bakers Mill Lane

4901 Bakers Mill Lane

HENRICO CO., VA., July 31, 2018 – Gumenick Properties recently signed a letter of intent to lease approximately 53,000 square feet to Lumber Liquidators for its corporate office headquarters in Libbie Mill - Midtown, a mixed-use development in Henrico County. The national hardwood flooring specialty retailer intends to move to its new location, which will be in the former Southern Season building, by the end of 2019. 
Growth is accelerating at Libbie Mill - Midtown, an 80-acre property that Gumenick is developing with the design principles of new, urban mixed-use neighborhoods. Continued strong sales of new townhomes and condominiums, last week’s start of pre-leasing apartments at Penstock Quarter, a 327-unit mixed-use apartment building scheduled to have its first residents in November 2018, and the marketing of Harp’s Landing, a six-story office building planned to be built next to the Henrico County Libbie Mill Library and overlooking Libbie Lake are all demonstrations of this strong growth. 
Libbie Mill-Midtown is bound by Libbie Avenue, Staples Mill Road and Bethlehem Road, with close access to I-64 and West Broad Street. To learn more, view LibbieMill.com. 


About Lumber Liquidators  
Lumber Liquidators is North America’s largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring with more than 400 locations. The company features more than 400 varieties of floors in the latest styles, including solid and engineered hardwood, bamboo, cork, laminate, waterproof vinyl plank, and wood-look tile. Additionally, Lumber Liquidators provides a wide selection of flooring enhancements and accessories to complement, install, and maintain your new floor. Every location is staffed with flooring experts who can provide advice, pro services and installation options for all of Lumber Liquidators' products, much of which is in stock and ready for delivery. For more information, please visit LumberLiquidators.com.


About Gumenick Properties
Based in Henrico County, Gumenick Properties is an award-winning real estate development and management company that owns and operates investment properties in Florida and Virginia. Founded in the late 1940s, the company engages in two primary lines of business – apartment and commercial space development and community operations, and homebuilding. Learn more about Gumenick Properties and Libbie Mill-Midtown at gumenick.com and libbiemill.com