George Stanley, a partner with development company Stanley Shield LLC, said he set out to create commercial condos below the Campbell Garage Lofts that were affordable for small-business owners.He
is giving the owners of his
building's commercial spaces a 50 percent discount on the condo's association fees.
"I did that with the specific intention of trying to attract small business and really make it viable," he
, a Richmond resident, said office condos have sold well in Richmond, where he
also has developed apartment and condo units in historic buildings.He
said commercial space defines these mixed-use projects and makes them "dynamic."
said a coffee shop at one time was interested in the space.
expects the office condo market to grow in downtown Roanoke.
"In Richmond, you can look and see the demand for commercial condos, and it is very apparent and established," he
said."In Roanoke ...