Sarah Palin

Last word on empty retail space, March 15

Last word on empty retail space, March 15

Retail space

There is one new closure in New Town. The Mole Hole has re-located to Richmond Road at the old Daily Donut location. The rent and lack of traffic in New Town seems to be the culprit. I see Middleburg Bank is also leaving New Town and closing their Williamsburg location. The amount of open retail space is scary: The new Aldi building, Harris Teeter in Lightfoot, New Town, Courthouse Commons, Williamsburg Marketplace, Monticello Shopping Center and more — no more retail or office space needed, stop the madness, stop building.

I went to the liquor store that was located near the Navy Federal Credit Union on Mooretown Road the other day and discovered...