The decline in values was harshest in Henrico, where 80 properties fell to $288.6 million during 2021 — down 50 percent from $586.7 million in 2020.
The Northside university put up the “VUU” signs a year and a half ago without required approvals from the city and state.
A Charter Colony extension is up for a vote in Chesterfield, zoning changes are proposed along West Broad Street, and a golf course in Henrico is cleared for development.
The Lawson Cos. wants to fill a wooded tract off Westover Hills Boulevard and add a building at a prominent intersection in Manchester.
The seven-story, 238,000-square-foot complex at 13 E. 3rd St. would include a mix of more than 200 apartments, townhouses and ground-floor commercial space.
EventMakers-USA, which is hosting a series of concerts at Meadow Event Park in Doswell, could potentially bring a full slate of shows to the county beginning next year.
Plans filed with Henrico County point to the building being used as a new facility for PPD, a pharmaceutical research firm that expanded to the county a decade ago.
A proposed Church Hill mixed-use rehab gets a thumbs down, an Innsbrook mixed-use project and golf course development plan are up for votes, and Chesterfield mulls bonds for two new middle schools.
The Planning Commission backed the massive multi-use development but held off voting on a 770-home Varina subdivision and proposed apartment infill projects in Innsbrook.
Richmond’s mayor names his chief of staff to be the city’s top administrator, Chesterfield funds buying a shopping center, and a 2,000-home project is OK’d next to Westchester Commons.