Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Real Estate

Residential Community In York County Sells For $100 Million

YORK-A residential community in Greater Williamsburg has recently been sold. On June 29, Berkadia announced the sale of The Bend at Arbordale on Bulifants Boulevard near the Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center. The Bend at Arbordale is a 289-unit garden-style multifamily...

Chase Bank Announces Second Location In Greater Williamsburg

JAMES CITY-JP Morgan Chase is opening several new branches in Hampton Roads, including two in the Greater Williamsburg area. The national financial institution, one of the oldest in the country that first began in New York City in 1799, announced...

Small Shopping Center In Hampton Sells For $1.3 Million

HAMPTON-A retail shopping center in Hampton has recently changed hands. On June 20, it was announced that the Mercury Shopping Center on Mercury Boulevard is under new ownership. Mercury Shops, LLC purchased the shopping center from Nellie Gray Trust & Three...

New Development In Williamsburg Will Include Affordable Housing

WILLIAMSBURG-A new development featuring townhomes will soon be built on Strawberry Plains Road. The complex will include workforce housing units. At its meeting on June 9, the Williamsburg City Council approved the sale of property that the city owns for...

The Good Feet Store Relocates to Marketplace At Tech Center in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS-The Good Feet Store has landed a new location. The market-leading manufacturer and retailer of premium personally fitted arch supports recently moved from the Jefferson Marketplace shopping center to the corner of Oyster Point Road and Criston Drive...

Le Yaca Restaurant Property In Williamsburg Sold

WILLIAMSBURG-The building that is home to the Le Yaca French Restaurant in The Shops at High Street mixed-used complex off Richmond Road in Williamsburg has been sold. On June 14, Cushman & Wakefield/Thalhimer announced the sale of the commercial condominium...

Sylvan Learning Center of Newport News Is Moving To Village Square at Kiln Creek

YORK-Sylvan Learning Center of Newport News is moving its location of nearly 32 years from Oyster Point to the Village Square at Kiln Creek shopping center this month near the border of Newport News and York County and renaming...

Insurance Bill Will Benefit Virginia Realtors

RICHMOND – Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin has been busy the past month signing health-care legislation. His latest was on June 16, when he signed a bill that allows members of the Virginia Association of Realtors to receive group rates...

Sale Of Surplus Lands Owned By City Of Newport News Nets Close To $400,000

NEWPORT NEWS – Ten parcels of land that the City of Newport News owned in King William County recently were sold for almost $400,000. The land, approximately 240 acres in total, was part of 792 acres and 37 parcels purchased...

James City Housing Office Hosting 2022 Rental Fair June 27

JAMES CITY-On Monday, June 27, James City County’s Housing Office will host its 2022 Rental Fair. The event will take place from 5:30pm to 7pm at the James City County Recreation Center located at 5301 Longhill Rd. The fair will provide...

The Shoppes At Gloucester Has New Owner

GLOUCESTER-Another shopping center in Gloucester has recently been sold. On Monday, June 13, Cushman & Wakefield/Thalhimer’s Capital Markets Group announced the sale of The Shoppes at Gloucester off George Washington Memorial Highway. BH Properties sold the 92,273 square foot retail center,...

Small Gloucester Shopping Center Has New Owner

GLOUCESTER – When a client came to Chris Zarpas looking to invest in a shopping center, all Zarpas had to do to find a seller was go down the hall. Zarpas’ client, a company called Sisters II, was selling one...

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Water Country USA’s Newest Attraction Opening July 15

YORK-Water Country USA’s younger guests will have a new area of the park to explore later this month. The water park’s newest attraction, Lil’Surfers Splash Pad, is expected to open on Friday, July 15. The attraction will feature fountains, spray...

Food Lion Honors Two Williamsburg Employees For Their Service

JAMES CITY-The Food Lion grocery store chain recently recognized long-term associates for their service to the company. Among those honored were two employees who work out of the Food Lion stores in the Greater Williamsburg area. On June 30, Food...

Renovations Of Gloucester’s Historic Circle Reveal Surprises

GLOUCESTER – Renovating an old building, especially one that is a few hundred years old, often results in a few surprises. “You don’t honestly know what you’re going to run into as you peel back the layers of the building...