Business Intel: The Biggest Retail and Restaurant Happenings of 2016
Roanoke Times, January 1, 2017
Let’s take a look back at some of the biggest changes we saw come to the local restaurant and bar scene in the region...
Q and A: Developer Bill Chapman
Roanoke Times, August 14, 2016
Bill Chapman, 45, is a Richmond-based developer who has made his mark using historic tax credits to transform historic but vacant properties into modern living spaces. While the married father of two lives in Richmond, he has been behind some of downtown Roanoke’s best-known property revitalization projects in the past 10 years...
Big Lick Brewing to Open Larger Brewery in Downtown Roanoke
Roanoke Times, September 20, 2016
The brewer is moving into the old Habitat for Humanity ReStore location at 403 Salem Ave. Richmond developer Bill Chapman recently purchased the building with plans to turn it into apartments, adding onto the Lofts at West Station next door. It’s one of several projects Chapman has launched on that street, including 416 MicroFarms apartments and Tuco’s Taqueria Garaje, a tequila bar, in construction across the street...