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JANUARY 17, 2020

2020 is a big year for Charlottesville and Albemarle County! Here to complement the likes of Monticello (our humble local UNESCO World Heritage site), UVa’s grounds, the historic Downtown Mall, the 35+ wineries that make up our wine region, and our celebrated dining scene are new boutique hotels, beautifully reimagined historic properties and immersive art experiences. Click here for the… DETAILS

JANUARY 14, 2020

NBC29.com (Image Source: WVIR via NBC29.com) January 13, 2020 at 6:43 PM EST – Updated January 13 at 6:43 PM CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – The overhaul of a former Charlottesville milk processing plant will soon be the home of some major tech tenants. Developers for the Dairy Central renovation along Charlottesville’s Preston Avenue announced late Monday that the businesses, CoStar… DETAILS

MAY 16, 2019

The historic Monticello Dairy Building reached an important milestone as it gets redeveloped to bring office space, retail, and more to the area. May 15th, 5:58 PM EDT Edited by Emmy Freedman Reported by Lowell Rose CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – The historic Monticello Dairy Building reached an important milestone on Wednesday as it gets redeveloped to bring office space, retail, and more to… DETAILS

APRIL 11, 2019

Beyond a retailer’s shopping experience, the retail center and physical store design can captivate consumers and further a community. Shopping centers should seek attractive and accessible designs. As social media becomes further intertwined with the Millennial and Gen Z shopping experience, design elements such as artistic wall murals, open kitchens, or vertical gardens can garner the attention of a visitor who soaks in a unique design feature, snaps a photo, and shares it on their social accounts – organic and free online advertising for the restaurant, retailer or shopping center.