The concrete slab is poured, and the framing is next to be installed as a new wave of development at Tech Center at Oyster Point begins to take shape.
"This is going to be an apartment community cram-packed with amenities," said Tarra Secrest of Drucker & Falk, which will manage and operate the apartment development. "This will definitely complement the activity already occurring in Tech Center."
Map: Venture Apartments in Tech Center in Newport News
The $450 million Tech Center development in Newport News is bringing new retailers to the Peninsula. Some have already opened their doors to the public and more plan to do the same in the following weeks.
Consider driving your taste buds to Newport News this month if you’re in the mood for something different.
More than a dozen restaurants and shops are rolling out in the Marketplace at Tech Center, including a handful that are new to Hampton Roads.
BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, which serves a lengthy lineup of house beers, recently opened in the 250,000-square-foot retail hub. Cafe Rio and Mellow Mushroom, two other popular restaurant chains, will begin serving there this month.
The signs are up, the parking lot is striped and yet the question still remains: When will the Newport News Whole Foods open?
"We'll have news on the Whole Foods Market Newport News store opening date soon," said Katie Malloy, Whole Foods spokeswoman.