Long-term changes coming to Innsbrook

Written by Gene Petriello - bio | email
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HENRICO COUNTY, VA (WWBT) - Tuesday night we expect to find out more on what changes could be coming to Innsbrook, and you can give your opinion, as the board of supervisors vote on Innsbrook long term plan.

The problem is vacant space. The offices are often dark, and not just at night. Now leaders are looking to turn that space around, into a place to live, work, shop and play.

Over the years, companies have left leaving a lot of vacant office space. The parking lots continued to see less and less cars. In fact Henrico County estimates that about 25 percent of the office spaces here are vacant.

That is why they are looking at a long term plan called the 2026 Comprehensive Plan.  Instead of just being a big office complex, leaders are hoping to make this a mixed use development. That would include offices, shops, restaurant, condos and town homes.

The Board of Supervisors will vote on amendments to this long term plan on Tuesday night, and it could mean your children and grandchildren would see Innsbrook in a completely different way than it is now.      You can give your two cents at that meeting. It's at 7 pm at the Henrico County Government Center on Parham Road.

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