Developer looking to expand apartment portfolio in Museum District

Four three-story buildings are planned on the site of an office complex.

Justin Oliver, owner of Oliver Properties, has his eye on a 55-year-old office complex at Patterson Avenue and Nansemond Street.

If a special use permit is approved by City Council, Oliver plans to raze the Hill Davis complex and construct four three-story apartment buildings on the site, according to official plans filed with the city.

Oliver, typically a multi-family complex developer, doesn’t often buy commercial properties, but saw the Hill Davis tract as an appealing site for new development, telling Richmond BizSense:

“To get an entire city block in the Museum District is extremely rare,” company president Justin Oliver said. “We don’t have a Pizza Hut on the corner, we don’t have anything that’s going to distract or compete with us.”

Oliver’s company owns several nearby apartment complexes, including the adjacent Kensington Place apartments.

Read more about Oliver’s plan on Richmond BizSense.

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