| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Newport News-based W.M. Jordan Co.’s proposal to build an 18,000-seat sports arena at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront now has competition from another business team that plans to use financing from a Chinese bank.
By Monday’s deadline,...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:12 AM
Virginia Beach City Council approved a plan to bring a minor league professional baseball team to the city in 2015 with the construction of a 5,000-seat stadium and 17 ball fields, The Virginian-Pilot reports.
The new Atlantic League team hasn't been...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:16 AM
Virginia Beach City Council authorized giving developer Bruce Thompson $18 million of the sales tax revenue generated from the Cavalier Hotel project, The Virginian-Pilot reports.
A relatively new state tourism program allows the financing method....
| Jan 14, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Hampton Roads Transit officials updated Virginia Beach City Council members on Tuesday on progress with a transit extension study along a former freight rail right-of-way.
A Power Point presentation offers more details on the ongoing study. According to...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 11:59 PM
A Philadelphia sports and entertainment company will present a proposal for a new arena to the Virginia Beach City Council.
The construction of an arena could help Virginia land a professional sports franchise.
Officials from Comcast-Spectacor will...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:07 PM
VIRGINIA BEACH — The president and chief operating officer of Comcast-Spectacor on Tuesday promised the Virginia Beach City Council his group would lease a proposed 18,500-seat oceanfront arena for 25 years, but the question of who will pay the...