April 20, 2021, Richmond, VA

Sauer Center & Great Minds to Feature New Exhibit Space

New Sauer Center space will host a museum-quality replica of Stan the Tyrannosaurus Rex’s skeleton in Great Mind’s “House of Learning” exhibit.

February 26, 2021, Richmond, VA

Plans submitted for first phase of 450-acre Sauer Industrial Center

Development plans have been submitted for Phase 1 of Sauer Industrial Center, a 450-acre site just south of RIC that local developer Sauer Properties plans to ultimately fill with 3.3 million square feet of Class A industrial building space.

February 17, 2021, Richmond, VA

Former CineBistro chef takes over Padow’s Hams & Deli shop in Bon Air

There’s a new boss behind the counter at Padow’s Hams & Deli in North Chesterfield.

February 8, 2021, Richmond, VA

4-story office building to be next phase of Whole Foods-anchored Sauer Center

Despite the office market being shaken up by pandemic-induced work-from-home routines, Sauer Properties is setting its sights on a new office development in the city.

January 27, 2021, Richmond, VA

Shorty’s Diner taking over former Metro Diner space near Willow Lawn

Shorty’s Diner plans to open a new location in mid-February at 5625 W. Broad St., a space formerly occupied by Metro Diner in the Libbie Place shopping center near Willow Lawn.

November 5, 2020, Richmond, VA

Dominion Energy’s new office tower and Whole Foods store are among projects honored by commercial real estate group

The Greater Richmond Association for Commercial Real Estate honored the new Whole Foods Market in The Sauer Center development off West Broad Street near the Fan District by bestowing its Project of the Year award.

November 5, 2020, Richmond, VA

Dominion Energy’s new office tower and Whole Foods store are among projects honored by commercial real estate group

The Greater Richmond Association for Commercial Real Estate honored the new Whole Foods Market in The Sauer Center development off West Broad Street near the Fan District by bestowing its Project of the Year award.

January 7, 2020, Richmond, VA

Whole Foods Finally Announces Opening Date for Store in The Sauer Center in Richmond

Whole Foods Market has finally announced the opening date for its store in The Sauer Center development off West Broad Street near the Fan District. The new 47,000-square-foot store at 2024 W. Broad St. is slated to open on Jan. 30 at 9 a.m., the company announced Tuesday.

January 7, 2020, Richmond, VA

Whole Foods Market Richmond Announces Grand Opening

Whole Foods Market will open its long-anticipated Richmond store at 9 a.m. on Jan. 30, the Amazon.com Inc.-owned supermarket chain announced Tuesday. Construction on the 47,000-square-foot store built on the location of the former Pleasants Hardware store at 2024 W. Broad St. in Richmond’s Fan District began in spring 2018.

January 7, 2020, Richmond, VA

Whole Foods Finally Announces Opening Date for Store in The Sauer Center in Richmond

Whole Foods Market has finally announced the opening date for its store in The Sauer Center development off West Broad Street near the Fan District. The new 47,000-square-foot store at 2024 W. Broad St. is slated to open on Jan. 30 at 9 a.m., the company announced Tuesday.

December 19, 2019, Richmond, VA

D. C. Firm to Relocate HQ to Richmond; Take Entire Building in Sauer Center

The Sauer Center development continues to fill out, this time luring a D.C.-based nonprofit to relocate its headquarters to Richmond. Great Minds, an organization that works with teachers and scholars to develop school curricula for pre-kindergarten through grade 12, is finalizing a lease to take all of 840 Hermitage Road in the Whole Foods-anchored project led by Sauer Properties.

December 15, 2019, Richmond, VA

Sauer Properties’ New Leadership Looks to Develop its Holdings Including The Sauer Center and Nearly 500 Acres in Henrico

Bradford B. Sauer began leading his family’s Sauer Properties real estate division in 1985. The small unit within the C.F. Sauer Co., the Richmond-based company global food manufacturer, was tasked with overseeing the company’s undeveloped real estate holdings and developing those properties while also acquiring new ones.

December 9, 2019, Richmond, VA

Hard Hat Happy Hour XVI: Spicing Things Up at The Sauer Center

Closing out 2019 on a high note, BizSense packed the house last week at The Sauer Center development for our final Hard Hat Happy Hour of the year, presented by Sands Anderson. A festive crowd showed up in force to get a glimpse at the guts of the old Putney Shoe Co. factory at 2220 W. Broad St., the front side of which is being taken over by local used car giant CarMax.

December 5, 2019, Richmond, VA

Sauer Center Development Lands Another Tenant

With CarMax and Whole Foods already on board, Sauer Properties has landed another new tenant for its new high-profile project in the city. Local IT firm SingleStone is moving its headquarters from Innsbrook to 2000 W. Marshall St. in The Sauer Center development.

September 26, 2019, Richmond, VA

Whole Foods Store at The Sauer Center Slated to Open Early Next Year

Whole Foods Market at The Sauer Center development off West Broad Street near the Fan District should open in 2020, the project’s developer said Thursday. The 40,700-square-foot store is slated to open sometime during the first quarter, Bradford B. Sauer, executive vice president of Sauer Properties Inc., told more than 100 people attending a tour Thursday afternoon sponsored by the Greater Richmond Association for Commercial Real Estate.

September 12, 2019, Richmond, VA

CarMax Pulling Into Sauer Center Space

A local Fortune 500 company is shifting its Richmond growth plans into a new gear as it prepares to roll into one of the city’s newest mixed-use developments. Used car giant CarMax has signed a lease to take over 78,000 square feet of the original Putney Building at 2220 W. Broad St. in the Whole Foods-anchored Sauer Center development, according to an internal email obtained by BizSense.

Sauer Properties, Inc.
P. O. Box 4853
Richmond, VA 23220

1840 West Broad Street
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23220

   (804) 361-3530
   info@sauerpropertiesinc.com