Growth, wine and 2 billion dollars

Oakencroft Vineyard

ASAP’s take on population growth in Albemarle – how many people is “too many”?

You want wine? We’ve got wine in Albemarle (and surrounding counties, too)
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2 Billions dollars to increase UVA’s research stature?

A major report by the Washington Advisory Group consulting firm found that UVa will have to spend an estimated $1 billion over the next five to seven years to hire rising star faculty researchers in an effort to improve the overall quality of its research.

Might any of these star researchers want to buy houses in the Charlottesville area? 🙂 The University’s impact on the Charlottesville region – economic, social, cultural and psychological – cannot be underestimated.

A very good (and unusual) use of Realtors’ lobbying efforts.

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  1. Frank December 20, 2007 at 18:05

    I was a little shocked about how weak some depts are at UVa. They have done miracles with smoke and mirrors.