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