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Hollymead Town Center rezoning prompts concerns over Planning Commission’s role

The four newest members of the Albemarle Board of Supervisors signaled last week that they want the Planning Commission to play more of a role as rezoning applications proceed through county government. Supervisors voted 4-2 to send a rezoning proposal for Hollymead Town Center back to the Planning Commission because developer Katurah Roell had modified […]

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Developer seeks changes to Hollymead rezoning

The Albemarle County Planning Commission on Tuesday recommended allowing one of the developers of the Hollymead Town Center to alter where townhomes and non-residential units would be built in their portion of the mixed-use development. Charles Hurt and Katurah Roell are seeking the county’s permission to build 44 townhomes where a parking lot originally had […]

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Startups finding their place near UVa, Downtown Mall

Amid recent community discussions about innovation, entrepreneurship and industries targeted for growth, the physical spaces sought by startup companies seem less likely to be found in a traditional office or research park. University of Virginia Research Park on U.S. Route 29 North Buildings in close proximity to the University of Virginia or directly on Charlottesville’s […]

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Hollymead movie theater falls through; Town center continues to fill out

By Kurt Walters Collectbritain Sunday, January 15, 2012 Despite the recent fizzling of plans to open a state-of-the-art 12 screen movie theater , Hollymead Town Center developer Wendell Wood is confident in the market’s continued interest in the development. He cites four new buildings providing 265,000 square feet of commercial space that are going […]

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Supervisors seek more information on bus changes

By Sean Tubbs Collectbritain Thursday, June 2, 2011 The Albemarle County of Board of Supervisors has requested more information on how many riders would be affected if transit service to Pantops is adjusted to provide service to the new Martha Jefferson Hospital . Source: Connetics Group (Click to enlarge) A transit development plan created […]