Central Hampton Blvd. Revitalization Activities Underway

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LaRhesa Christmas

For Immediate Release
Release Date: 
Wed, 03/16/2011

The Norfolk Redevelopment & Housing Authority (NRHA) demolished the Robo Car Wash at 2613 Hampton Blvd. today as part of an overall City of Norfolk initiative to upgrade the Central Hampton Blvd. corridor (See Video Below). This effort will also create a gateway for 14 new EarthCraft townhomes that Howerin Construction is building on 26th Street between Hampton Blvd. and Bowdens Ferry Road. A specific reuse of the car wash site has not been determined.

Overall goals for the revitalization of Central Hampton Blvd. include:

  • Improved traffic flow
  • Enhanced walkability
  • Resolution of land use conflicts
  • Fostering a vibrant mixed income community
Features and amenities of the Lamberts Point townhomes include:
  • Two and three bedroom townhomes, with option of two master suites
  •  1,280 to 1,500 square feet
  • Best townhome value in the region - price points from $175,000 to $215,000, compared to the average price of a new townhome in Hampton Roads of $268,000
  • Contemporary architecture
  • Urbane interior design
    • High quality countertops
    • Wood flooring and cabinets
  • EarthCraft certification
    • Low voltage and energy efficient fixtures
    • Programmable thermostats
    • EnergyStar appliances and equipment
    • Dual-flush toilets
    • Flow-restrictor shower heads
  • Walking distance to Ghent shopping and entertainment district and Old Dominion University
  • Minutes from Naval Station Norfolk and Downtown Norfolk
  • Rear garages
  • Seller to pay buyer’s agent 3%
  • Sales center open weekends 12 – 3 p.m. Call Bobby Howerin for an appointment at (757) 477-6536.
EarthCraft VA

EarthCraft Virginia provides a certification process for single family and multifamily projects. It serves as a blueprint for healthy, comfortable homes that reduces utility bills and protects the environment. EarthCraft House is your best assurance for a quality home. http://www.ecvirginia.org/


About NRHA: 

Founded in 1940, NRHA is a national leader in community revitalization and fostering sustainable mixed-income communities. As the largest redevelopment and housing authority in Virginia, NRHA plays a key role in making Norfolk the city of choice to build, work, live and play.

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