If they take this statement to heart, we'll have a more dense and more walkable/bikeable/liveable City in the next 10-20 years. â€œBy maintaining over 40 acres of cracked asphalt along a growth corridor such as Preston Avenue, we essentially â€¦ had five times less revenue produced from that corridor,â€ Galvin noted. â€œThere is a price to pay for not redeveloping aggressively.â€ Read More
Archives for August 2012
J. Tobias Beard looks at Belmont in an excellent , in-depth story titled "The wonder years: How real estate and gentrification changed Belmont for good" â€¦ an awful has changed in Belmont.
- Gentrification and Charlottesville - C-Ville - My favorite line of the week: "If Austin is fighting to stay weird, let's us fight to stay a little bit country." - Charlottesville Chamber of Commerce Releases 2012 Jobs Report - NBC29 (and Read More
Looking at some real estate data the other day, I came to a conclusion: for some segments of the Charlottesville real estate market, we might actually be in the "bottom" - bottom meaning that prices are either not declining anymore or are in fact, wait for it â€¦ rising. This belief was bolstered further when I looked at some of the numbers - May, June, July - for the Charlottesville MSA, Year over Year: - 777 homes (condo, single family, town home) sold this year versus 709 last year - an increase in volume of nearly 9% - Read More
He makes Crozet sound like such a great place to live. I'm betting that the suggestions from Crozetians led to his having a more productive (and fun) day. Read More
C-Ville discovers Wordpress, and the result is pretty slick. Simple, clean design, great font, disqus commenting â€¦ I love that they kept things local: Ryan DeRose and his company Vibethinkâ€”a one-man team when we signed them up, and a five-person shop on the Downtown Mall nowâ€”built the new version of c-ville.com. Ryan and Matt Clark, who also worked closely with us, attended Western Albemarle and Nelson County high Read More