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.