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Chesterfield encourages continued population growth

published: April 11th, 2023 in Uncategorized

By Greg Pearson Brandermill Board of Directors Chesterfield’s growth rate continues, now at 21 new persons per day moving to the county or 17,310 last year. In support of that growth, Garrett Hart, director of Economic Development, said that there are 5,000 multi-family living units currently under construction in the county. While the Covid years set back all jurisdictions in Central Virginia, Chesterfield has quickly recovered and now has 185,640 residents working with an unemployment rate of just 2.6%. That includes 4,000 new jobs created last year. Led by the River City Sportsplex in 2022, there were 63 sporting events… Read More »

Brandermill Hosts Realtor Event

published: February 13th, 2023 in Articles

Brandermill proudly boasts 80 individual neighborhoods totaling 3,792 homes, nestled along the Swift Creek Reservoir. You can find many members sailing the lake, walking the 15 miles of paved trail, or utilizing any number of the many amenities we have to offer. If you’re a nature lover, someone who likes to be involved with their community, or an adventurer, Brandermill is the right neighborhood for you.  Here at the BCA, we want prospective buyers to know just how great we really are- and the more your realtor knows, the more connected to the community you will feel. Brandermill hosted a… Read More »

Another rezoning seeks to build 260 homes on Swift Creek Reservoir

published: December 14th, 2022 in Articles

By Greg Pearson BCA Board member A sizable infill property fronting on the Swift Creek Reservoir is requesting to become 163 single-family homes and 97 three-story townhouses. That 138.5- acre site on Woolridge Road is known as Celebrations currently, a special events location next to the Highberry Woods neighborhood of Woodlake. Thacker-Woolridge, LLC is represented by Balzer & Associates in its rezoning application. The applicant has proffered $2.1 million for its impact on county services, which would likely be reduced for building turn lanes outside the development. Those points of access will be on Woolridge Road across from the existing… Read More »

Residential Snow and Ice Removal Tips

published: November 18th, 2022 in Uncategorized

While snow and ice look beautiful from inside your warm and cozy home, they can spell big trouble for homeowners if they’re allowed to accumulate. So, if this year’s winter wonderland isn’t exactly wonderful, here are some important tips that can make snow and ice removal easier, and help your home stay trouble-free. Tip #1: Use the Right Tools…In the Right Way When it comes to snow removal, homeowners essentially have two choices: Snow shovels or snowblowers. But with so many to choose from, the tricky part is finding the right ones for your weather, your yard, and your back! While… Read More »

Maintaining your leaves this Fall/Winter season & other safety tips

published: November 17th, 2022 in Uncategorized

Safety Reminders This Holiday SeasonAs all Brandermill leaf battlers know, the leaves are falling everywhere in Brandermill. Please remember to be mindful of the following rules:”Heavy accumulations of leaves in front yards, over finished landscaping, or that extend over pavement, curbs, ditches, and/or into the street, are not permitted.” – Residential Design Standards, 11.1.1 (E) “Tree limbs, high weeds, piles of leaves and grass, or other debris are to be properly disposed of in a timely manner.” – Residential Design Standards, 11.1.1 (D) Don’t blow or place debris or leaves in ANY common space! Don’t place leaves in ditches or in the street-… Read More »

Major road changes proposed for 360 Corridor

published: November 10th, 2022 in Uncategorized

By Greg Pearson BCA Board member The Chesterfield Department of Transportation (CDOT) is proposing nine different projects whose major goal is to speed up east and westbound traffic between Route 288 and Woodlake, a major bottleneck in the county’s road system. While the projects are in various stages of implementation, funding sources for those improvements to the tune of $500 million plus have not yet been identified. Chesterfield itself relies on state revenue with occasional federal support since the county’s road network is owned and must be approved by the Virginia Department of Transportation. CDOT recognizes the traffic counts in… Read More »

Brandermill 4th of July Celebration Photo Album

published: July 6th, 2022 in Uncategorized

WOW! What a fun day it was in Brandermill on the 4th of July. Up bright and early, our 192 7.4k runners and walkers proudly raised money for Connors Heroes which will help children with cancer here in Richmond. It was the biggest race in 7.4k history!The parade went off without a hitch- the BCA staff was overjoyed with the number of community members that participated, cheered, and volunteered. It meant everything to us to see our neighbors smiling! There were great floats, costumes, groups, and county volunteers to be seen.Here are the parade category winners! Best Group-  The Brandermill Church… Read More »

Garbage Cans, Big Renovation Plans, & Lawns, Oh My!

published: May 9th, 2022 in Uncategorized

Living in an HOA comes with quite a bit of responsibility for the homeowner. Some rules and regulations can be tough to keep up with- there may even be some you didn’t know! But as a Brandermill homeowner, we hope you take pride in our clean and beautiful neighborhood, which is the ultimate payoff for following the compliance guidelines. So what can you do to assure you’re in compliance? Are you new to the area? What even IS the ARB!? You have questions, and we have answers. Let’s get down to it! Let’s tackle the big one: Garbage Cans. Those… Read More »

Waterpark may include outdoor ice rink each winter

published: February 24th, 2022 in Uncategorized

By Greg Pearson BCA Board member In a presentation earlier this month, developer Brett Burkhart provided new information on The Lake project to members of the Brandermill Regional Men’s Club. Much of what he said was a reminder of the mixed-use development now underway at the intersection of Genito Place and Genito Road across from Clover Hill High School. The Lake is an entertainment-driven, retail-office-residential development on 105 acres modeled from a development in Charlotte, NC. Burkhart’s concept incorporates two water properties — one for surfing and the other for waterskiing with kayaks and paddle board use — as major… Read More »