The Highpoint offers new, dedicated workspaces, offices, workshops, and artist studio spaces for creative professionals.
People who come to find their professional home at the Highpoint will be renting more than just a space, they will be investing in a place that is owned, operated and occupied by like-minded professionals who understand their needs for stability and a safe, convenient location.
This is a place where people can grow their business in an environment where community is cultivated through relationships and time.
Located at 3300 West Broad Street and MacTavish, the Highpoint is an Art Moderne structure with curved forms and long horizontal lines. It was originally designed by Louis W. Ballou in 1939 to first house the Curles Neck Dairy Sales & Distribution.
A stone's throw away from Carytown and the I-95/64/195 nexus, the Highpoint is conveniently located for all of the Richmond Metro area.
Most of the downstairs will be wheel chair accessible with two parking spaces and 4 bathrooms.
Walkability score is 84 and very bikeable.
The Highpoint will also offer spaces for short term rental.
For events there is an 1,800 sq ft street-level space outfitted with audio/video equipment.
A 630 sq ft commercial grade kitchen can be used in conjunction with the event space and will also be set up for shared use for food purveyors just starting out.
Other rooms include a 100 square foot practice room for music professionals in need of lesson space, and a 700 sq ft classroom where businesses and artists can offer instructional programs to their clientele.
The Highpoint has 18,000 square feet over two floors, with studios ranging from 166 sq ft all the way up to 2,400 sq ft. It has been designed with a variety of spaces to fit the needs of creative professionals ranging from artists to architectural firms. Footprints can be combined to fit the needs of growing businesses.
With the help of 510 Architects, owners Robert Olson and David Morrison are working to complete construction for full opening early 2018.
Monthly rent will vary per square foot and unit size. Units for rent are coded yellow on the floor plans. These rates will afford renters a clean, professional space that they can call home for years to come.
In addition to providing an affordable workspace, the Highpoint will offer an array of services to assist small business owners including bookkeeping, financial planning, marketing, advertising and business consultation.
Small business owners will have access to a community of individuals who have shared experiences and can impart knowledge regarding SWOT analysis, market potential, expansion planning and networking.