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  • Development Group Purchases Whittaker Hospital, Plans Apartments

    Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2016 6:18 pm www.dailypress.com by Reema Amin A Richmond-area development group has purchased the vacant Whittaker Memorial Hospital and could begin renovating the historic building into a 62-unit apartment building by the beginning of next year. Whittaker Development II LLC closed on the purchase for the Southeast Community landmark last Thursday,...

  • Recovery Slow for Minority Firms

    article posted in the Richmond Times Dispatch on Sunday, February 17, 2013 | Updated: Saturday, April 19 2014 by Randy Hallman Freda Lipscomb Thornton kept her customers’ budgets in mind. Gerald Burr Jr. read the economy’s signals better than some economists did. Thornton and Burr are local black business owners whose companies have survived the...

  • Higher Education Projects Drive Growth at Canterbury Enterprises

    article posted in the Richmond Times Dispatch on Sunday, February 24, 2013 | updated on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 by Jacob Geiger Gerald Burr Jr. – "Junior" to both friends and business partners -- remembers his construction company's first contract in 2004. "It was with Southside Community Development Corp. for $7,500," he said. "We did...

  • Affordable Housing On South Side

    article posted in the Richmond Times Dispatch on ? by Jeremy M. Lazarus As a black contractor, Gerald Burr Jr. is taking a rare step. He's creating his own development rather than just bidding for work on someone else's project. The owner of Canterbury Enterprises LLC is undertaking a $6.7 million development called the Townhomes...

  • Canterbury Enterprises Grows to Commercial Powerhouse

    Posted: Monday, February 25, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 3:47 pm, Sat Apr 19, 2014. www.richmond.com by JACOB GEIGER Work It, Richmond Gerald Burr Jr. — “Junior” to friends and business partners — remembers his construction company’s first contract back in 2004. “It was with Southside Community Development Corp. for $7,500,” he said. “We did...