MeadWestvaco to Build Headquarters in Richmond, VA
Nov. 9, 2006 – MeadWestvaco said it will establish its corporate headquarters facility in Richmond, Virginia.
The new headquarters will be part of a long-term development project named Foundry Park, and will be located on the riverfront site between 5th Street and 7th Street in downtown Richmond.
Construction of the new headquarters will begin in 2007 and is expected to be completed around mid-2009, the company said.
“The downtown riverfront is the ideal place for MeadWestvaco to grow our business and contribute to Richmond's vibrant community,” said John A. Luke, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer.
“Establishing our headquarters at the Foundry Park site provides employees convenient access to their workplace and puts our company in the heart of everything Richmond's energetic downtown area has to offer," he added.