Tag Archive | "Economy"

What’s The Downtown Retail ‘Tipping Point?’

Tuesday, February 1, 2011


The idea of mixed-use, high density living, where people reside in apartments over restaurants and retail shops, is appealing to many residents of downtown Harrisonburg. But while the apartments are occupied, many of the commercial spaces on the street level remain vacant. Last week Doug Manners reported in the Daily News-Record on the empty retail […]

Home Sales Slump, But Prices Haven’t

Tuesday, November 9, 2010


Local realtor Scott Rogers’ most recent report on home sales in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County indicates that local housing sales have been slow — down 21 percent in October, compared to October 2009. However, the home prices haven’t significantly dropped along with the pace of sales.

Harrisonburg Best Buy Opening Friday

Friday, June 25, 2010


Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy is slated to open their doors in Harrisonburg today (Friday, June 25) at 9:30 a.m.

Best Buy Moving In

Thursday, February 18, 2010


The rumor floated on Twitter last week is confirmed in today’s Daily News-Record: Best Buy is coming to town. According to the story, it’s expected to open in May in the former Circuit City location in Harrisonburg Crossing.

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  • Friendly City Grand Opening Set for July 9

    Friendly City Food Co-Op, Harrisonburg’s consumer-owned grocery, invites the community to come see its new destination for natural, organic and locally-produced products at the store’s grand opening 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 9 at 150 East Wolfe Street.

  • Friendly City Becomes Member of National Cooperative Grocers Association

    HARRISONBURG, VA — Friendly City Food Co-op, slated to open this month in Harrisonburg, Va., has become the newest member of the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA), a business services cooperative serving 120 consumer-owned food co-ops nationwide.

  • Harrisonburg Recognized as a Bike Friendly Community

    May 2: Harrisonburg was honored when the League of American Bicyclists announced the latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) designations over the weekend to kick off May as National Bike Month.