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Posted on: December 14, 2022

Dr. Joe Casey: Chesterfield's 'secret sauce' for success starts with partnerships

County Administrator Dr. Joe Casey delivers 2022 State of the County address

Chesterfield County Administrator Dr. Joe Casey delivers his 2022 State of the County address Wednesday.

Dr. Joe Casey, Chesterfield County administrator, divulged the recipe for what he called the county’s “secret sauce” for success in his seventh State o...

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Chesterfield on Point - Business and Development
Posted on: August 24, 2022

Board of Supervisors approves performance grant agreement with Lake Adventures LLC

The Lake mixed-use development

Lake Adventures LLC is planning to construct a mixed-use development on 105 acres at the intersection of Genito Road and Route 288. 

The Chesterfield Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to approve a performance grant agreement with Lake Adventure...

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Chesterfield on Point - Business and Development
Posted on: September 30, 2022

Better Housing Coalition expanding presence in Route 1 corridor with Winchester Forest apartments

Winchester Forest groundbreaking

Chesterfield officials joined the Better Housing Coalition for the Winchester Forest groundbreaking this morning. 

Chesterfield joined the Better Housing Coalition this morning for a groundbreaking ceremony for Winchester Forest, a 160-unit apartm...

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Chesterfield on Point - Business and Development
Posted on: October 27, 2022

'It's all good news': Chesterfield Economic Development building on momentous year

Rendering of Lego's planned Meadowville production facility

A rendering of the LEGO Group's planned precision manufacturing facility at Chesterfield's Meadowville Technology Park.

As he prepared to present Chesterfield Economic Development’s annual report to the Board of Supervisors at its Wednesday afternoon work ...

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Chesterfield on Point - Business and Development
Posted on: December 22, 2022

'A monumental step forward': ELM streamlines Chesterfield's review of development plans

Enterprise Land Management logo

Chesterfield was already well under way on a multiyear project to modernize the way its Community Development departments process private-sector construction applications when the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020 and prompted the sudden closure of county bui...

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Chesterfield on Point - Business and Development
Posted on: February 18, 2022

Local development regulations protect environment in Upper Swift Creek Watershed

Swift Creek Reservoir

Swift Creek Reservoir supplies about 20% of Chesterfield's drinking water 

In 1997, the Chesterfield Board of Supervisors adopted a set of stringent regulations for land development northwest of the Swift Creek Reservoir to control stormwater runo...

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Chesterfield on Point - Business and Development
Posted on: February 3, 2022

State official: Upper Magnolia Green property potentially 'transformative'

Jason El Koubi

Jason El Koubi, interim president and CEO of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership

How attractive is Chesterfield’s Upper Magnolia Green West property to advanced manufacturers? Even in a “raw” state – forested, with no utility infrastructure or pr...

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Chesterfield on Point - Business and Development
Posted on: January 26, 2022

In Upper Magnolia Green, Chesterfield sees pathway to funding Powhite Parkway Extension

Powhite Parkway

Motorists travel southbound on Powhite Parkway in Chesterfield

The extension of Powhite Parkway to Hull Street Road has been on Chesterfield County’s thoroughfare plan since 1989, but the project’s cost – currently estimated at about $700 million – has thw...

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Chesterfield on Point - Business and Development
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Upper Magnolia Green property vital to Chesterfield's future

Chesterfield County Seal

At the direction of the Board of Supervisors, the Chesterfield Economic Development Authority purchased the 2,057-acre Upper Magnolia Green property for $13 million in December 2020 as an investment in the county’s future.

With demand for housing in Cheste...

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Chesterfield on Point - Business and Development
Posted on: November 8, 2021

Zoning 101: Navigating the Process

Element at Stonebridge Sign

Element at Stonebridge Development Plan

Few of the Chesterfield County’s regulatory powers generate more public attention than its authority to determine what can be built and where. And yet, there are many misconceptions about the zoning process, without ...

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Chesterfield on Point - Business and Development
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Great housing, just better priced: Watermark Gardens offers affordability to 55-and-over population

Watermark Gardens affordable 55-and-over apartments

Jen Surber was 22 years old and fresh out of college when she went to work for a nonprofit, People Inc., that was looking to develop affordable housing in southwest Virginia but had zero institutional experience with the process of applying for low-income...

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Chesterfield on Point - Business and Development
Posted on: April 14, 2023

LEGO Breaks Ground on New Chesterfield Facility

Chesterfield BOS members at LEGO Groundbreaking

LEGO held a ceremonial groundbreaking Thursday morning on its 1.7 million square-foot precision manufacturing facility in Chesterfield's Meadowville Technology Park, a $1 billion investment that will create more than 1,760 jobs.

Learn more about the projec...

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