GEORGE, Va. - More than a hundred new apartments are coming to Prince George.
of a new $20 million apartment complex, aimed, in part, at helping low-income
households find affordable housing, broke ground in Prince George on Monday.
apartments are being constructed on a five-acre plot of land near South Park Mall and Fort Lee.
South Carolina developer Humanities Foundation broke ground Monday on
Puddledock Place Apartments.
planned community will be constructed in two phases and is set to feature 168
units, with an estimated development cost of $20.7 million.
"It would be an opportunity for folks to move
to the area and locate here," says Prince George County Planning Manager Douglas
Miles. "In the planning process, we looked to try to cut down on people's
commutes. A lot of people in the
Richmond area commute more than 30 to 45 minutes a day each way to work."
project is expected to be finished at the end of 2014.