Graduate Richmond Hotel

Graduate Richmond Hotel

The Graduate Richmond Hotel is located in Richmond, VA, adjacent to the Virginia Commonwealth University campus. The Graduate Hotel brand is an expanding portfolio of boutique hotels in University towns across the country. Each hotel is unique to the town’s local culture and campus to which it is located. This project was a complete renovation of both the interior and exterior of a 16-story building over the duration of 10 months.


Richmond, VA

AJ Capital Partners

NBJ Architecture

Contract Value:
$13.1 Million

10 Months

  • Completed a full renovation of the interior and exterior of the 16-story, 189,000 square-foot building
  • Renovated 205 guestrooms, all meeting rooms, fitness room, full lobby, and all public restrooms
  • Refinished the building’s exterior with an Exterior Insulation and Finishing System, in addition to paint
  • Replaced roofing system
  • Constructed new rooftop bar, patio, and pool
  • Upgraded the primary mechanical systems
  • Replaced all the windows and storefronts
  • Constructed a new commercial kitchen
  • Created a bar and food service area in the lobby