Tag Archives: UVa
More students are coming . What will the impacts be on Charlottesville and Albemarle? Will the University take plans to reduce the number of vehicles these 1500 students bring to the area? Continue reading
30-70? If JMU can beat Virginia Tech , why can’t VMI beat UVA? Note to VMI Alumni: There’s a tailgate and you’re invited (but you might have to pre-register). If you’re interested in the Charlottesville VMI Alumni Chapter , please let me know (I’m the President) . Continue reading
The University of Virginia Foundation has been given the greenlight to expand its research park on Fontaine Avenue.
…To get a feel for where UVA’s growth is going, spend some time perusing their 2008 Grounds Plan . The best sentence in the Charlottesville Tomorrow story succinctly pinpoints why the Charlottesville-Albemarle region chooses not to build roads .
…The most recent rezoning does not answer conclusively the future of the proposed Sunset-Fontaine Connector but does offer clues to how parts of it might be funded.
If you live in Charlottesville, this means avoiding Bodo’s at 9am on a Sunday, Mas at 10pm on a Friday, and The Corner from September through April.
Just like those other fine establishments, however, the Corner has its own peak season—a three-month banquet for the seasonal resident who shuns the balcony seats at Michael’s Bistro or the sales at Finch during the academic year, but gratefully returns each summer. … Once more, each restaurant along University Avenue offers the best seats and eats, and each store offers the best deal—at least, until the next one.
…I make a point to drive or ride through the Corner a few times over the summer, as during the school year, I usually am on a schedule that does not allow for a frustrating casual drive through the UVA district. Continue reading
“If we can reduce the number of parking spaces needed, then we can save that land for a higher and better use, which for us would be classrooms,” said Julia Monteith, UVa’s senior land use officer, at Wednesday’s meeting of the regional Metropolitan Planning Organization. … As part of the program, the school’s transit service entered into a reciprocity program with the Charlottesville bus system, started a car-sharing program and made it cheaper for those who carpool to park. … “ Instead of just focusing on how cars move around Grounds, we [wanted to] be able to look at more multi-modal transportation and be thinking about this in more of a forward-thinking way ,” Monteith said. … If we could just get the City of Charlottesville and the County of Albemarle to look forward in a similar way – focusing on doing rather than studying – we would all benefit. Continue reading
Traditionally UVA Resident comprise a fairly significant portion of the Charlottesville and Albemarle real estate market – generally at least three bedrooms, two baths (usually) no more than 20 minutes to the UVA Medical Center …
…http://ow.ly/1bFYF Thanks to Ken Mextorf with SunTrust Mortgage for the following post:* In response to various questions from potential buyer clients who were hoping to Match at the UVA Medical School, I asked Ken to write this for me. … For those looking to buy a new home, SunTrust mortgage Doctors Loan program provides; – Financing up to 100% of the sales price of a new home. – Loan amounts up to; – $417,000 for Residents and Interns – $1.5 million for licensed medical Physicians – Fixed and Adjustable rate mortgages – No mortgage insurance (PMI) – Special banking relationships and discounts If now is the right time for you to buy speak to your local SunTrust Mortgage specialist and learn more about the Doctors Loan program and how it can work for you. … It’s intended to answer questions, and Ken happens to have a great program that is useful for UVA Medical Residents and Doctors. Continue reading
A place that is close enough to see family within a days’ drive, you know, a place with few earth quakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, kinda like the BEST OF EVERYTHING?!
…Match Day 2009 – March 19 Match Day 2008 – March 20 Usually , Medical Residents coming to the University of Virginia Medical Center are looking for homes in either the City of Charlottesville or County of Albemarle under $300k. … If you think you’re going to match at the University of Virginia and have questions about the area that you may not have found the answers to online, please feel free to contact me with any questions . If you’re putting Charlottesville at the top of your list and have questions about relocating to Charlottesville, please take a look at this work-in-progress page . (here’s a tip: “Charlottesville” frequently means “Charlottesville, Albemarle, Greene, Fluvanna, Nelson and/or Louisa” Most likely, you will be targeting Charlottesville, Albemarle, and maybe parts of Greene and Fluvanna ) Continue reading