Kay Pangraze

Development speeds back up along Mechanicsville Turnpike

As long as developers built new strip centers along the region’s major thoroughfares, such as Mechanicsville Turnpike, shoppers would come a-spending. Or so it seemed. Now retailers are signing leases again.

Rainwater rules cast cloud over development

Developers are lining up in opposition to new storm water requirements they say will dramatically increase the cost of development in the commonwealth, and may even scare off the sort of large companies that could bring thousands of new jobs.

Developer withdraws from Hanover project

A Washington developer has pulled out of its commitment to buy and develop 36 acres near Bass Pro Shops in Hanover County. So far, the boat and fishing store is the only structure. But outlet shopping is still on track.