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Sam Worley Senior Vice President – Partner
Commonwealth Commercial Partners

RICHMOND, Va. – June 1, 2017 – A growing, local online seller of herbs is building a new facility on Techpark Place in eastern Henrico County. The Growers Exchange, started in 1985, with current operations on a 600-acre farm in Charles City County, has recently closed on land and will soon start construction on a new greenhouse facility on approximately 4 acres on Tech Park Place in Varina. The new facility will modernize operations as the business adds new varieties and speeds shipping. Access to transportation, workforce, and internet providers also aided in the location decision.

The Growers Exchange, owned by Briscoe and Kenan White, focuses on growing and selling all-natural species herbs and selling them online across the United States. Their website,, serves as a one-stop shop for learning, ordering and caring for over 175 varieties of herbs.

Sekiv Solutions and Halder Surveys assisted Growers Exchange with civil engineering/surveying while HuffMorris provided architectural services. John Anderson of Spotts Fain provided seller legal services and George Parrish of Parrish and LeBar assisted the buyer. Commonwealth Commercial’s Sam Worley and Ryan Fanelli represented the seller in marketing the real estate. Jim McVey and Middleton Smith represented the buyer in site selection.

Commonwealth Commercial Partners is a leading full-service commercial real estate firm headquartered in Richmond, VA, with offices in Nashville, TN; Jacksonville, Tampa, FL; Reading, PA.; Greensboro, Raleigh, and Charlotte, NC.; Greenville, SC, and Hampton Roads, VA. Founded in 1996, the firm provides expertise to office, industrial, retail, hospitality, rural and urban land, and investment clients. CCP and affiliates service lines include Property Management, Asset Management, Fund Management, Hospitality Management, Commercial Sales & Leasing, and Land Sales. Supported by proprietary systems that provide consistent, proactive solutions, the team delivers a broad range of services to support the needs of large institutional, regional, and local clients. Our clients value the entrepreneurial, hands-on approach that is fostered by our culture of accountability, communication, and responsiveness. For more information, please visit