Lexington City Manager Jim Halasz submitted a proposal for contractors to develop the old VDOT land near Maury River Middle School.
The Rockbridge Area Relief Association made a deal with the city to buy the Piovano Building at 350 Spotswood Drive while City Council solicits offers for the rest of the property.
The proposed development plan would displace two nonprofits that serve the poor in Rockbridge County. The Rockbridge Area Relief Association and the Community Table have been located on the property for several years.
Developer Ed Walker brought excitement to Buena Vista with plans to revitalize the downtown. After almost three years, he’s leaving. But BV officials have a new plan to keep going.
For the first time, China is seeking to place limits on urban growth to create a national park system.
Ed Walker, a Roanoke developer, has bought 12 Buena Vista buildings and is working with W&L law students to come up with new uses.