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Bonaventure sells Williamsburg, Va., multifamily asset for $100m

Bonaventure has sold a 289-unit garden-style multifamily property Williamsburg, Va., to The Inland Real Estate Group for $100 million. “The price we were able to command reflects the asset’s high quality and the strong investor appetite for stabilized multifamily communities in markets with solid employment fundamentals,” said Dwight Dunton, founder and CEO of Bonaventure. “We take great pride in our proven ability to create meaningful value for our residents and investors.”

Virginia is spending millions to boost security at state-run mental hospitals

Over the next two years, Virginia will spend more than $8 million to boost security at its state-run psychiatric hospitals, adding a total of 65 positions across eight facilities.  The additional funding, approved in the state’s latest two-year spending plan, comes as the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services continues to grapple with […] The post Virginia is spending millions to boost security at state-run mental hospitals appeared first on Virginia Mercury.
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Williamsburg apartments sell for $100M

Alexandria-based real estate company Bonaventure has sold The Bend Arbordale apartments in Williamsburg for $100 million. Bonaventure sold the 289-unit apartment complex to Illinois-based The Inland Real Estate Group, Bonventure announced Friday. Located at 401 Bulifants Blvd., the community has two- and three-bedroom apartments with private balconies or patios. It has a swimming pool, fitness center, business center, clubhouse and dog park. The community is near Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center.

Day 5 - Colonial Williamsburg

There is so much interesting history here in Colonial Williamsburg. Colonial Williamsburg is a living history museum and you'll feel like you are living in the 18th century. Jamestown was the original capital of the Virginia Colony and was the first permanent English-speaking settlement in the new world founded in 1607. In 1699 it was petitioned to make Middle Plantation, later rename Williamsburg the capital in honor of King William III.

Roe v. Wade overturned, abortion still legal in Virginia: where to find care in Williamsburg

Friday, June 24, a 6-3 decision released by the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling, which safeguarded a person’s right to receive an abortion at the federal level. In the wake of the decision, abortion clinics closed in “trigger states” — states in which partial or full abortion bans were scheduled to go into effect immediately after Roe was overturned — and protests broke out nationwide.

Pride Day celebrates inclusion at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Busch Gardens Pride Day brings a rainbow of inclusiveness to the Williamsburg, Va. park on July 10, 2022, with concerts, comedy, and dazzling drag stars. Local and national LGBTQ+ performers, musicians, and comedians turn Pride into a family-friendly event as Busch Gardens Williamsburg presents its first ever Pride Day, in partnership with Hampton Roads LGBT Chamber of Commerce.

See the Bay: Virginia-Based Vineyards Accessible By Boat

These three Virginia-based vineyards are all within a stone's throw of an anchorage or marina making them easily accessible by boat. Cruising the Chesapeake Bay with two young daughters, we often had kid-focused trips like the “Ice Cream Cruise” where every stop required a visit to a local ice cream parlor or even a convenience store for frozen Eskimo Pies.

Catching the Eye

This waterfront contemporary in Kingsmill provides more than a splash of continental style to a Colonial town. Dr. Mira Dunn couldn’t figure out why she hadn’t seen the female duck that frequented the water behind her estate home in Williamsburg’s Kingsmill resort community this spring. Then, one day in June, the duck made a sudden appearance. As Dunn prepared to enter the house, she heard a splash in the swimming pool. Moments later, she recalls, the duck “got out of the pool and came running toward me,” as if recognizing an old friend. “She walked up the outside steps with me to the kitchen and, after getting some bread, she flew away.” An hour later, the bird made a return appearance. Dunn was looking out her kitchen windows when she saw the duck waddling up the stairs, followed by three little ducklings. “It was quite touching to see that she trusted me so much, to bring her babies to my door.”


Tamera and Christian Dore, of Lanexa, Virginia, are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Alexandra Victoria Dore, to Kellen Mitchell Shearin, son of Darlene and Donald Prevish of Toano, VA, and Willis and Laura Shearin, of Moyock, North Carolina. Ms. Dore is a 2017 graduate of Virginia...