Our office has re-opened! While we continue to do our part to keep our residents, team and surrounding community safe and comfortable during this challenging time, we are now accepting on-site tour requests by appointment only. Please feel free to contact us and set up your tour via phone, email, or by using our appointment scheduler located in the chat feature in the lower right corner. Stay safe and we'll see you soon!


Life at The James

At The James, we have everything you need to get the most out of college—and it’s all within easy reach. When it’s time to study, our spacious apartments and 24/7 study lounge make it easy to focus on your own or collaborate with classmates. When its time to relax, you can always find friends lounging by the pool, playing pick-up games on the courts or settling in for a movie or a game of pool at the Clubhouse. And when you feel like venturing out, you can rent a car right here on property and go explore downtown Richmond.

24/7 Fitness Center

In the crush of coursework and internships, it can be hard to squeeze in a workout. Luckily, we’re one of the only off-campus communities in the city to have a sunny gym that’s just steps away from your apartment and open 24/7. That means you can lift, run, and take in the sweeping views of the pool whenever it fits your schedule.

Townhouse-Style Apartments

At the end of a demanding day, your apartment is the perfect place for some R&R. Catch up with your roommates in your cozy living room, or take some you-time in your spacious bedroom complete with private bath. We’re proud to offer some of the most spacious off-campus layouts in all of RVA.

Award-Winning Pool and Sundeck

When you’re in the mood to hang out with friends, you’ve got everything you need in your own backyard—the most luxurious, resort-style pool in Richmond, a sick hot tub, grill stations, and the best crowd in town.

Private Shuttles to Campus

Getting to class on-time is hard enough. There’s no need to stress yourself out looking for on-campus parking. We have three private shuttles that leave The James every 15 minutes and they’ll get you to campus in five.

Zipcar Program

It’s easy to run errands or explore the city whenever you feel like it, whether you have a car or not. We have Zipcar rentals right here on property. Car rentals start at $7/hour.

Computer Center & Study Lounge

The James is a great place to relax, and it’s also the perfect place to get work done. We have a spacious study lounge with big couches for group projects and private nooks for writing papers. To top it off, we offer free printing—all you need to bring is paper.

Ridiculous Events

We bring the party to you. Check out our on-property party scene, from MUS101 to Masquerade.

Life-Hacks & Leg-Ups

Join us in the Clubhouse for all important, need to know life lessons that they don't teach on campus.

Community Clubhouse with Billiards and Flatscreen

We have the nicest Clubhouse in Richmond. There’s always something happening, whether joining an impromptu pool tournament or a crowd around the TV.

Basketball & Volleyball Courts

Nothing takes your mind off the books like a fast and furious pick-up game on the courts. With our options you can pick the sport that’s most your speed.

The Altria Theater

One of Richmond's most iconic buildings, the Altria Theater plays host to a variety of events including Broadway shows, concerts, comedians, and more.


River City Roll

Boutique bowling alley with 20 lanes, upscale food and beverage, brick oven pizza, live music, and a 2000 square foot covered patio. Game On!


Belle Isle

One of the James crew’s favorite spots to relax and reconnect with nature. You can hike, mountain bike, fish, rock climb, or just sunbathe on the big, flat rocks by the water.



This rolling, 100-acre estate has gorgeous Japanese and Italian gardens, a historically preserved 1893 mansion, river otters, goats, and more. Take a picnic and make a day of it.


Top Golf

A premier golf entertainment complex where the competition of sport meets your favorite local hangout. The venue offers an upscale, laid-back experience that features climate-controlled hitting bays, event spaces, and an impressive food and drink menu. Let’s Play!


Southern Kitchen

Featured on 'Gordan Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back', Southern Kitchen is home to classic Southern comfort foods with local ingredients in a comfy setting.


Hibachi Box

Compact Hibachi restaurant great for takeout and delivery, known for their incredible meat, vegetarian, and seafood plates.


Scott's Addition Historic District

The hub of Richmonds nightlife, Scott's Addition features bold street murals covering converted warehouse venues. Seasonally focused destination restaurants, a retro bowling alley, and a cinema make it a favorite spot for us here at the James.

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