Trucking terminal going up on Station Road
Evans Construction of Richmond is currently building a truck terminal at 2227 Station Road for New Bell Trucking. The site plan lists a 9,800-square-foot, 35-feet-tall, one-story building and loading dock on 9.16 acres, including 4.36 acres in a “disturbed area.” The site plan was approved Aug. 15 last year.... Read more
Oil change?
Workers were busy last week at 10850 Iron Bridge Road, where a Valvoline Instant Oil Change is being built between Kroger Marketplace and Murry & Kuhn Dentistry. (Caleb M. Soptelean photo) Read more
New building on the way at Village Green
The last commercial lot in the Village Green mixed-use development is the site of a building under construction. Property manager Sean Eichert said the 12,000-square-foot, two-story building on the northeast corner of Chester Village Drive and Route 10 will house two existing businesses that plan to relocate within the... Read more
Project Utopia? Residents concerned about potential ‘megasite No. 2′
Some folks living in the Southeast Chesterfield area are not too hip about a potential large-scale industrial development that could be coming their way. Concerned citizens who live near Marguerite Christian Elementary School recently informed the Village News about plans they say were revealed to them for a potential... Read more
Moore’s Lake transformed: Emerson, Roper open The Jane apartments
The Moore’s Lake area has been transformed into some luxury apartments: The Jane at Moore’s Lake. The iconic vacation spot of Jefferson Davis Highway from years gone by can be viewed in photographs that line the walls of the first floor of The Jane’s first 100-unit apartment building at... Read more
Chesapeake Bank donates $10K to BizWorks
Chesapeake Bank presented a check for $10,000 to BizWorks Enterprise Center on Feb. 26. Funds will be used to renovate the center’s multi-purpose room. From left, David Neale, Fable Marketing; Richard Swed, Risk Management Group; LaTisha Jenkins, Chesterfield Economic Development; Tommy Adams, Chesapeake Bank; Kiva Duff, BizWorks; Shane Young,... Read more
Second phase of The Cove at Magnolia Lakes underway
Cornerstone Homes broke ground Feb. 7 on the second phase at The Cove at Magnolia Lakes, an age 55-plus community located at 5800 Magnolia Cove Circle at Iron Bridge and Chalkley roads in Chester. The company purchased the property from BB&T Corp. when the previous owner, Tascon Group, went... Read more
CHESTERFIELD — The Maggie Walker Community Land Trust recently closed on its first home in Chesterfield County. The land trust will repair and rehabilitate a vacant home at 5616 S. Melbeck Road and sell it to a new homeowner later this year. Funding will come from a federal Community... Read more
A food machinery automation company plans to open a sales office in the Chesterfield County Airpark on Whitepine Road. JASA Packaging Solutions, Inc. chose the site over Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and Raleigh, N.C. “Currently, there is a big growth in the U.S. going on in the healthy convenience market,”... Read more
A number of commercial developments are in the works in Chesterfield County besides a new Bissell plant that is going up. These developments include:•Project Lightning II, a 303,393-square-foot warehouse and 17,567-square-foot office building planned for 38.7 acres at 1401, 1501 and 1601 Bellwood Road east of Jefferson Davis Highway... Read more