Hanover neighborhood helping make dreams come true

Hanover Habitat for Humanity is building a new neighborhood off Ashcake Road called Bailey Woods. (PHOTO: Brandy Brubraker)

Hanover Habitat for Humanity is building a new neighborhood off Ashcake Road called Bailey Woods. (PHOTO: Brandy Brubraker)

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (RichmondBizSense.com) –  A local nonprofit has plunged into the development business.

Hanover Habitat for Humanity is building a new subdivision in Ashland in a slight departure from the organization’s typically smaller projects.

“Habitat traditionally has built a house here, a house there,” Executive Director Tim Bowring said. “What we wanted to do was build a neighborhood.”

The nine-home neighborhood, called Bailey Woods, is located off Ashcake Road in Ashland. Habitat is building seven new homes and renovating an existing home on the five-acre property. Local builder HHHunt is constructing the ninth house in a 30-day building blitz.

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