County, land trust announce sale of rehabilitated house
Recently, Chesterfield County and Maggie Walker Community Land Trust celebrated the rehabilitation and sale of the first residence to an income-eligible home buyer as part of their partnership. Habitat for Humanity helped rehabilitate the home. Last year, the land trust was awarded $500,000 of Community Development Block Grant funding... Read more
C’ville company breaks ground on luxury apartments
Cathcart Group, a Charlottesville based real estate developer, recently broke ground on a 276-unit luxury apartment complex south of Iron Bridge Road on a 21-acre parcel at the intersection of Rivington Drive and Edenshire Road in Chester. Known as The Reserve at Rivington, the first building is expected to... Read more
Mixed-use development at Courthouse area?
A 124-acre development is being proposed for the northeast corner of Courthouse Road and Route 10. The site at 8701 Iron Bridge Road would include 270,000 square feet of retail, including an anchor store of 50,000 square feet. Also proposed for the property are 65,000 square feet of offices,... Read more
The Home Building Association of Richmond is hosting the 68th Annual Parade of Homes in October. The event is free to the public. The Parade of Homes, a self-guided tour of the region’s top new homes, begins on Oct. 5-6 and will run all four weekends of the month,... Read more
New townhomes slated for Chester
A new townhome community is coming to Chester. Barney and Kyle McLaughlin, father and son, have teamed up on The Village Townhomes. Dirt was recently turned on the project, located at 4513 and 4519 Lee St., and Kyle said footers would be dug this week. The first of four... 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
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
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
The real estate market in the 23831 and 23836 Zip  Codes has dipped a little from this time last year, but only by about 1 percent. Seventy-five homes were sold in June, while inventory is down about 13 percent from a year ago. That means homes are selling, leaving... Read more
At this time of year, home buyers begin to shop real estate so they can buy and get comfortable in their new home by the beginning of the school year. This spring home sales increased by 3 percent over last year in Chesterfield.  Sales prices have reflected the uptick... Read more