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Hanover’s Perspective

Rutland receives prestigious ULI Vision Award for Best Mixed-Use Community

The Urban Land Institute Richmond (ULI) recently awarded its prestigious 2013 Vision Award for Best Mixed-Use Project to HH Hunt’s Rutland in Hanover County.  This award, which honors real estate projects which are visionary and that achieve a high standard of excellence is a cornerstone of ULI Richmond’s efforts to identify and promote best practices in all types of development. A guiding… View Article

Land Use Tax Deferral Program Expanded to Include Selected Commercial & Industrial Uses

For decades now, Hanover County has had a successful land use tax program in place to encourage the conservation of land devoted to agricultural, horticultural, forest and open space uses. Countywide in 2012, there were currently 3,595 properties with 191,914 acres in the Land Use Program. In 2012, there were 242 parcels totaling 20,051 acres located inside the Suburban Services Area and… View Article

Even with Higher Standards, Hanover Public Schools Lead the Region with 100% School Accreditation

Demonstrating that excellence is the standard in Hanover County for continuous improvement in teaching and learning, for the 12th year, all public schools in Hanover County exceeded the core subject and graduation benchmarks for full accreditation based on the Virginia Department of Education’s 2012-13 Standards of Learning test results. This achievement, reported recently in the Richmond Times Dispatch, is even more notable given that the… View Article

One of Oprah’s Favorite Things – Slow Cured Meats from Mechanicsville

The holidays bring many traditions and certainly, one of the most heralded is Oprah Winfrey's annual “Oprah's Favorite Things!” Christmas gift list.  Landing a place on this coveted listing of Oprah-endorsed products can be a marketing bonanza to any company.  This year's list includes Hanover County's very own, Olli Salumeria, a maker of artisanal slow-cured meats using their original 160-year old family recipes… View Article

Hanover County is the perfect medium for Delta Pure’s growth

Delta Pure, a manufacturer of filtration products for domestic and international markets, is putting the finishing touches on a 12,000 SF building expansion which will more than double the size of their facility to 30,000 SF.  This expanded headquarters and manufacturing facility, combined with new equipment expendiures, results in a total investment of more than $1.0 MM. The investment and capacity improvements enable manufacturing efficiencies… View Article

Opening of The Vitamin Shoppe supplements Hanover’s healthy business climate

The Vitamin Shoppe (NYSE: VSI), a leading multi-channel specialty retailer of nutritional products, recently unveiled its newest distribution center located in the Town of Ashland in Hanover County, VA.  The ribbon cutting on October 15 was the national chain's grand opening for its $39 million state-of-the-art distribution center. The 311,740 square foot facility is already handling both inbound and outbound shipping and is presently shipping inventory… View Article