Newport News, VA – Dakota Partners celebrated the official grand opening of Huntington Village in Newport News, its first multi-family community in Virginia, on April 5.
The event featured a panel of speakers that included Newport News mayor, McKinley Price; Virginia Housing CEO, Susan Dewey; Virginia DHCD sr. deputy director of community development and housing, Sandra Powell; Newport News redevelopment and housing authority executive director, Karen Wilds; and two community residents, Jamel Decosta and Frances Lewis.
Comprised of four 3-story garden-style buildings, Huntington Village features 96 open-concept apartments that are suited for families. It was designed and constructed to be Earthcraft gold certified, which addresses a wide range of sustainability considerations, including environmental performance, indoor air quality, building durability, comfort and affordability. The development also features a community building with shared spaces including a gathering area, fitness center, on-site laundry facilities, and a playground.