Indeed, there are more of them tucked away on the DTM than you’d think. But where are they? Who are they? Looks like Charlottesville Tomorrow didn’t exactly track them down, but they got some folks to comment on why the DTM is good for business:
Michael J. Prichard, chief technology officer and founder of WillowTree Apps, chose the Downtown Mall instead of a traditional office park as the location to grow his business.
“As a tech company, we like to be more in an urban area rather than somewhere removed,” Prichard said. “[The Downtown Mall] is more of a metropolitan, city feel and better for our company culture.”
“Having all the restaurants, coffee shops, etc. in walking distance is a huge plus for our team,” said Tobias A. Dengel, chief executive officer of WillowTree Apps.
Prichard elaborated that he didn’t think those experiences would be as likely to happen in an office park.