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The 27th Street Hyatt House Hotel is half built but already taller than its neighbor buildings along Atlantic Avenue. (Judah Taylor/Southside Daily)

City could pay for parking garage to help finance 27th Street Hyatt hotel

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- The $80 million Hyatt hotel project under construction on 27th Street at the Oceanfront may still receive the millions in public funding it is said...
The 27th Street Hyatt House Hotel is half built but already taller than its neighbor buildings along Atlantic Avenue. (Judah Taylor/Southside Daily)

Mayor asks to pause incentive program as staff acknowledges ‘fair criticism’ of process

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- Mayor Will Sessoms has recommended a 60-day moratorium on applications for a state and city tourism gap financing program after the state's...
The $80 million Hyatt House hotel project began construction with a funding gap of $23 million. Developers want the state and city to rebate taxes to fill that gap under a tourism program that needs local and state approval. (Judah Taylor/Southside Daily)

State rebuffs request to help finance Oceanfront Hyatt that is already under construction

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- Construction of a Hyatt hotel at the Oceanfront has been underway for months, even as the developer of the $80 million project awaited government...
Brixx Wood Fired Pizza opened a restaurant Monday at 1909 Landstown Centre in Virginia Beach.

Brixx Wood Fired Pizza now in Virginia Beach

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Local pizzerias and breweries have more competition - Brixx Wood Fired Pizza just hit Virginia Beach. The restaurant at 1909 Landstown Centre Way opened Monday with...
Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Kempsville was one of five properties added to the Virginia Beach Historical Register in 2015. (Courtesy of www.emmanuelvb.com)

Virginia Beach Historical Register welcomes four Oceanfront homes, Episcopal church

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The Virginia Beach Historical Register added four homes at the Oceanfront and a church in Kempsville to its ranks in 2015. The city’s historical register, created in 1999, honors...
PowerPoint still from report by city Financial Director Patti Phillips. VBDA v asking City Council to defer the decision to provide incentives to developers of Hyatt House Hotel on 27th Street.

Development Authority questions public incentives for 27th Street Hyatt project

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The Virginia Beach Development Authority voted Tuesday to request that the City Council put off its decision on incentives for the Hyatt House hotel project...
Armanda Hoffler Properties, Inc. announced last week the sale of its Richmond Tower office building for $78 million.

Business notebook: TASTE’s permit for live music deferred, Armada Hoffler sells Richmond Tower

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Virginia Beach-based Taylor’s Do it Centers has purchased Pleasants Hardware and its seven Richmond-area stores. Under the purchase agreement, effective Feb. 17, Taylor’s will acquire...
Taylor's Do it Centers acquiring seven Pleasants Hardware locations.

Do it Best hardware stores sign on to help Beach-based campaign for local businesses

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Do it Best home-improvement stores in Virginia Beach and around the country are touting the importance of local businesses in a new partnership. The lumber and hardware...