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Redevelopment

City of Richmond Expands Affordable Housing in the East End

City of Richmond Expands Affordable Housing in the East End

Governor Terry McAuliffe and Mayor Dwight Jones made an exciting community development announcement last week as City officials and the public gathered at the old Armstrong High School. Read more »


Picture This - The Lofts at River’s Fall

Picture This - The Lofts at River’s Fall

Timmons Group provided surveying and civil engineering design services for this seven-story apartment community located at 1810 East Cary Street in the heart of historic, downtown Richmond, Virginia.   Read more »


Picture This - Carytown Place

Picture This - Carytown Place

Carytown Place is located on Nansemond Street in the Museum District-Carytown Area of the City of Richmond, Virginia.  The project involved redevelopment of the Verizon operations center building to house commercial and retail users.   Read more »


Picture This – 1200 West Marshall Street Housing

Picture This – 1200 West Marshall Street Housing

Timmons Group provided survey, civil engineering, permitting, and stormwater management services for new, five-story, 136-unit, loft style student housing community near the Monroe Park campus of Virginia Commonwealth University in downtown Richmond, Virginia.  Read more »


Picture This – West Grace Street/North Laurel Street Dormitory and Parking Deck

Picture This – West Grace Street/North Laurel Street Dormitory and Parking Deck

Timmons Group provided civil engineering design, construction staking and construction administration services for the design-build redevelopment project on Virginia Commonwealth University's campus in the City of Richmond, Virginia. Read more »


Picture This - St. Mary’s Hospital Emergency Department Expansion

Picture This - St. Mary’s Hospital Emergency Department Expansion

The Emergency Department (ED) expansion involved vertical and horizontical expansion of the main corridor connecting the ED to the hospital as well as construction of a new canopy/fountain drop off. Read more »


Facing the Challenges of Redevelopment

Facing the Challenges of Redevelopment

I recently had a chance to serve as a panel member on an Urban Land Institute Technical Assistance Panel. The Panel made recommendations to the City of Chesapeake, Virginia to address its transitional South Norfolk neighborhood. The neighborhood is primed for revitalization. Read more »


Due Diligence Process for Urban Sites

Due Diligence Process for Urban Sites

Every land development project requires due diligence. Working in urban areas requires specialized due diligence. We have completed dozens of due diligence projects for urban sites. Other sites have offered tremendous learning opportunities. What are some things that you should watch out for? Read more »


Shifting Towards Urban Markets

Shifting Towards Urban Markets

Recent economic times have left many of us scratching our heads trying to figure out where the next wave of work is going to come from for those of us in the construction industry. Read more »


Urban Redevelopment and the Existing Conditions Constraints

Urban Redevelopment and the Existing Conditions Constraints

How do you engineer a grading plan with a cut-fill balance when designing a site around unearthed historic railroad tracks, existing active railroad tracks, existing high voltage transmission towers and two existing historic building structures? Read more »