Friday, January 27, 2023

Real Estate

Site Of Former Bank In Hampton To Become Apartment Complex

HAMPTON-A former bank building has been sold with the intent of developing a new apartment complex. Cushman & Wakefield/Thalhimer first announced the sale of the property, located at 2 East Queens Way, on January 19. According to a release, the building,...

Walter Reed Shopping Center In Gloucester Sold

GLOUCESTER - Walter Reed Plaza, a shopping center in the northern part of the county, has been sold to National Net Lease Group, which is owned by SRS Real Estate Partners. The shopping center, which consists of 52,164 square feet,...

Quarterpath Project In Williamsburg Three-Quarters Done And Still No Retail

WILLIAMSBURG – The biggest construction project in Williamsburg is hidden behind a thick stand of woods on Route 199, a mixed-use neighborhood with an existing hospital, ground broken for a 130-unit senior living complex and a multi-story medical office building,...

Hampton’s Future Has Direct Ties To Its Past

HAMPTON – To see what’s in store for Hampton in 2023, it’s best to look at what was happening in the city more than 15 years ago. Four or five years before current Mayor Donnie Tuck became a councilman,...

Williamsburg Looking To Expand Historic Cemetery

WILLIAMSBURG – A cemetery has a life span, too, and the Cedar Grove Cemetery located at 809 S. Henry St. is reaching late middle age. That has the city looking to expand, a deal they’d have to work out...

Peninsula United Way Receives Another Housing Grant

RICHMOND – The United Way of the Virginia Peninsula, for the third consecutive year, received a grant as part of the Virginia Eviction Reduction Pilot (VERP) program. The grant, which was for $850,143, comes on the heels of an $850,000...

Homes In Hampton Roads Staying On The Market Longer

According to the latest report from the Real Estate Information Network (REIN), homes in the Hampton Roads region are remaining on the market for a longer period of time. In December 2022, the median days on the market (DOM) for...

Hampton City Council Denies Applications For Big Bethel Housing

HAMPTON—At the Hampton City Council meeting on Wednesday, January 11, council members heard presentations on applications for rezoning and a use permit by Romero Properties, LLC to construct a series of townhomes in a space between Big Bethel Road...

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Dollar Tree, Inc. CEO Mike Witynski Leaving The Company

CHESAPEAKE-Mike Witynski, CEO of Dollar Tree, Inc., is leaving the company. The announcement was made on January 24. Witynski, who has been in leadership roles...

Newport News Public Schools Superintendent Let Go Following Shooting At Richneck Elementary School

NEWPORT NEWS-On Wednesday, January 25, the school board for Newport News Public Schools (NNPS) voted to part ways with its superintendent, George Parker III,...

Hampton City Council Approves Red Light Camera Proposal

HAMPTON—At its Wednesday, January 25 meeting, Hampton City Council voted on an ordinance to amend and re-enact city codes in order to authorize traffic...

Williamsburg Planning Commission Weighs In On City’s Capital Improvement Budget

WILLIAMSBURG-Running a city is expensive. Buildings require new roofs and gutters. Sidewalks have to be repaired.  City parks should have wifi. The bulbs in...

Bill Provides Tax Credit To Restaurants For Recycling Oyster Shells

Restaurants and other businesses that recycle oyster shells to help restore oyster populations and the overall health of aquatic life in the Chesapeake Bay...