Henrico approves redevelopment plans for Regency as developers mull mixed use options

Henrico approves redevelopment plans for Regency as developers mull mixed use options

The Henrico County Planning Commission on Thursday night approved plans to allow developers to begin redeveloping the aging mall into a mixed use development with housing, retail, and more.

Rendering: Cooper Carry Associates

From the Richmond Times-Dispatch:

The Henrico County Planning Commission voted unanimously Thursday to recommend approval of plans that the owners of Regency mall hope will revive the aging shopping center.

The commission voted on a rezoning request that will allow residential development and a broad array of commercial uses after a public hearing in which a majority of speakers endorsed the project.

The mall’s owners, The Rebkee Co. and Thalhimer Realty Partners, originally planned to continue operating the indoor shopping mall when they purchased it in 2015, but they are now looking to redevelop the property as a contemporary, high-density urban town center, with up to 1,250 residences.

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