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  1. PointeOne will continue construction of a data center. I am assuming this is part of the undersea cable. https://news.yahoo.com/news/planned-virginia-beach-data-center-105900925.html
  2. Amtrak will add a 3rd Norfolk to DC train sometime this year. https://www.pilotonline.com/news/transportation/vp-nw-passenger-rail-hampton-roads-buttigieg-northam-20210331-zdpqhmjqzfe5rcioi3brqorc7q-story.html
  3. I walked by today. It was a beautiful day to check out construction. Lots of activity for sure. I noticed several construction workers taking the pedestrian bridge to Midtown Apartments. Perhaps they are living there while construction is ongoing.
  4. I rode by today. It’s amazing the progress they’re making.
  5. If they continue with their mixed use theme of construction maybe they should rename this mall to something different. Pembroke Place popped in my head but I'm sure there are many other names..
  6. I agree wholeheartedly. And this could also spur redevelopment of those old Pembroke buildings. I'd love to see some new construction on that side behind the Hyatt Place.
  7. Alllegiant Air is adding non stop service to Boston beginning this summer. https://www.pilotonline.com/news/vp-nw-boston-flights-20210209-5i7joqnpcvb35iojxz22yfzanu-story.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Inside Business&utm_content=6321612960685#nws=true
  8. It's a little disappointing though not totally unexpected due to the pandemic. Perhaps in a year things will turn around and they can build vertically and not horizontally. The last thing VB needs is more strip retail.
  9. Seriously, people at the Pilot read our forum. Breaking news here ends up the next day there. Anyone else notice this?
  10. Latitude is now open. https://www.pilotonline.com/inside-business/vp-ib-latitude-opening-1214-20201211-6trdmsk6qjdctf6fqfntdpsuuq-story.html Apex Entertainment recently opened as well. It's great seeing the various entertainment options in and around Town Center. https://www.13newsnow.com/article/news/local/mycity/virginia-beach/family-entertainment-center-opens-its-doors-in-town-center-area-of-virginia-beach/291-d55dfe45-6f60-4eeb-9ab0-057b08aafe04
  11. Absolutely agree. Right now the OBX real estate market is on fire probably due to the pandemic and folks moving from more densely populated areas. Hopefully this project will tap into those affluent buyers looking for a higher end experience that this offers with Oceanfront views.
  12. The average price is a cool $1.2 million. Out of the 12 of 35 units sold, half are Virginia Beach residents. https://www.pilotonline.com/inside-business/vp-ib-luxury-condos-1116-20201117-ibpyggfg7nexzc7wik2fdc5nde-story.html
  13. The airport traffic is down less than 50% from a year ago due to the pandemic. https://www.pilotonline.com/business/consumer/vp-bz-coronavirus-airport-october-20201112-t4khugnemvcopjhoszh65aiiny-story.html
  14. Harris Teeter Properties LLC purchased the old gas station property at 7726 Granby Street. Does anyone else find this curious? They already have a store nearby.
  15. Here’s a rendering from the Pilot.
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