Real Life Center for Entrepreneurial and Leadership Excellence

Real Life Center is a non-profit organization supporting innovation and economic impact for entrepreneurs in Richmond, VA. First, our waterfront facility offers a unique venue with event space available for private rentals, any time of year. Our location offers picturesque views, indoor and outdoor spaces, and resources to host a fabulous event at our facility. Whether your event is ongoing business or a personal occasion, we invite you to schedule a tour today. We also offer individual private private offices for professionals in search of an inspiring work space.

Work and Event Space

designed to make everyday extraordinary.

Our private office rentals are available for entrepreneurs, freelancers, and consultants who desire a professional and unique venue to conduct their business. Our tenants enjoy space for everyday tasks, meeting with clients and colleagues, and access to mentors for business development and opportunities to connect with Central Virginia’s entrepreneurial environment. Become part of a driven network of entrepreneurs, small businesses, non-profits and creatives. We believe that we are stronger together than alone, and that our business relationships and partnerships can be used for bettering our community.

More than just an office space.


The Real Life Center is more than just a building to work in – it's part of your community, and any good community comes with amenities for the locals. When we built the center, we ensured that you would have exactly what you need to work and enjoy your time here.


Coffee & Tea Service

Small Batch coffees from a local provider

The Happy Camper Coffee Company provides us with small batch, eco-friendly coffee and tea options that will keep you caffeinated and motivated. We offer fair trade, organic varietals for all palates.


High Speed Internet

Wired and wireless with speed to spare

Thanks to Verizon's FiOS Service, we've outfitted the entire center with wired and wireless Internet service for our members and their guests.

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Event Space

Bring your "a game" and your clients!

We want you to get the most out of your experience with the Real Life Center. We've constructed the technology, layout, and flow that perfectly fits workshops. As a member of the center, you'll be able to host your own workshops for a fraction of the cost of other places!

Concierge Service

need an occasional helping hand?

Entrepreneurs need help from time to time - we all know that! At the Real Life Center for Entrepreneurial and Leadership Excellence, we provide access to folks ready to step in and give you a hand with a project, one-off service need, or virtually anything you could imagine.

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We invite you to invest and partner with Real Life RVA.

Your donation will help us continue supporting entrepreneurship and small business to and help them thrive, and bring value to the community of Richmond, VA and beyond.

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Real Life RVA  is 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and every contribution is tax deductible

Living it up in Woodlake.


You can work just about anywhere, right? If that's the case, why not really, REALLY enjoy it? We've established the kind of professional environment that you literally won't find anywhere else in Richmond or Chesterfield. We're a little known secret and can't wait to share it!



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