MEGASITE BEING CALLED MATOACA BUT IN CHESTER
CHESTERFIELD – Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe joined the Economic Development Authority of Chesterfield to announce the acquisition of 1,675 acres of prime real estate in the county to be used to attract a large industrial manufacturing company that could bring 5,000-10,000 direct and supplier jobs and billions of dollars... Read more
The Chesterfield County Planning Commission is currently reviewing and updating the 2012 Comprehensive Plan and would like to hear from you. Each month they will post a few updated draft chapters for public comment. Citizen comments will be presented to the Planning Commission and posted online and may be... Read more
It’s been almost 10 years since the Americana Mobile Home Park’s last resident pulled up stakes to find a new home in another park of the county. A developer was to build a shopping center and apartments there. After much talk, and applications, made at the Chesterfield planning office... Read more
Tranlin Inc. announced recently it has awarded a contract to Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. to design the site work for possibly the largest business in Chesterfield. The award was issued to further develop VASTLY’s (Shandong Tranlin Paper Co. Ltd.) greenfield construction mega-project in Chesterfield County. Some local weekly-news outlets... Read more
By Linda Fausz Driving down Bermuda Hundred Road, whether you work at Philip Morris Park 500 or on your way to visit Presquile Island, you cannot help but catch sight of an impressive solar energy site on property owned by Philip Morris USA. The solar energy facility is not... Read more
We are seeing more rezoning applications and submitted site plans along the Iron Bridge Road corridor than in a long time, said a Chesterfield County planning official. Four site plans have been submitted for a retail center, restaurants and grocery stores. Aldi, a discount grocer, continues to work on... Read more
CHESTER – The Chesterfield Center for the Arts has a new donor Dr. and Mrs. Baxter Perkinson Jr. stepped up to help the Center move closer to its goal. Dr. Perkinson and family will contribute to the center’s foundation building fund and pay for some of the operation costs... Read more
ENON – The Greater Richmond Partnership announced that Niagara Bottling LLC, the largest private label bottled water supplier in the U.S., will build a $95 million, 450,000 square-foot facility in Chesterfield County’s Meadowville Technology Park, employing 76 people. A second phase is expected to increase the workforce by another... Read more
CHESTERFIELD – Sabra, maker of hummus dips, with a processing plant at the Walthall Industrial Plant, has launched a campaign and challenged others to join in efforts to alleviate the effects of food deserts. “Plants With a Purpose” has begun with a pilot program in the company’s backyard in,... Read more
By A.A. “Cotton” Puryear The Virginia National Guard will broke ground on its new state headquarters facility on Aug. 16 at Defense Supply Center Richmond in North Chesterfield. The 102,000 square foot facility will be built on a 13.6-acre site in the northern section of DSCR, cost approximately $30... Read more