Prince George County to Hold Demolition Ceremony at the Continental Motel
County of Prince George, Virginia
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 8, 2022
For further information contact:
Stacey English – (804) 722-8609
Prince George County, VA – Prince George County is excited to announce a golden sledgehammer demolition ceremony at the Continental Motel on Wednesday, August 10th at 11:00 a.m. The Continental Motel is located at 11800 South Crater Road, South Prince George, VA 23805 at Exit 45 off I-95. This ceremony is open to the media and the public.
This exit is a revitalization priority for the County. Economic Development staff at the direction of the Board of Supervisors, contracted with Sanford Holshouser to conduct an Exit 45 Strategic Plan. After thorough research and stakeholder meetings, the Exit 45 Strategic Vision and Action Plan was developed.
One of the six economic development goals listed in the plan is “obtain and redevelop the Continental Motel property.” Prince George County has worked since late 2021 to obtain ownership of the property, as part of this Exit 45 Revitalization Strategy. The County closed on the property on Monday, July 18th. The County will demolish the property and market the greenspace for redevelopment for a tourism-related business.
“Prince George County is excited to take the next steps for the revitalization of Exit 45,” says Chair Marlene J. Waymack of the Prince George County Board of Supervisors. “Purchasing the Continental Motel property and it’s future redevelopment moves Exit 45 forward and indicates that Prince George County is invested in the revitalization effort.”
For more information about the Exit 45 Strategic Vision and Action Plan, and to view the full plan, please visit our website: www.princegeorgecountyva.gov/business/exit_45_strategic_plan.php.