Stony Point Fashion Park renovation work should begin soon –

Plans to create two new pedestrian minimize-throughs on the west aspect of Stony Point Fashion Park received the go-forward from the Richmond Planning Fee on Monday.

The brand new pedestrian minimize-throughs, or openings via the mall, would hyperlink the north and south parking tons.

One of many minimize-throughs would run adjoining to the CinéBistro dinner-and-movie show to connect with the north parking zone. The opposite one would prolong the present opening working between P.F. Chang's China Bistro and Brio Tuscan Grille eating places to the south parking zone close to the Talbots retailer.

The merchandise was on the Planning Fee’s consent agenda – usually reserved for noncontroversial issues – and was authorized with out dialogue. 

"I believe of us will see barricades within the subsequent seven days, and development will observe," mentioned Michael T. Laing, president of ECI Growth Administration Companies in Richmond, representing mall proprietor Starwood Retail Companions.

"We have got another issues we could do, however our work can proceed as deliberate,” Laing mentioned after the fee authorized the request to make modifications to the open-air mall.

“We have now surveyors on the market doing survey work at present,” Laing mentioned after the assembly.

The proposed modifications should take 9 to 10 months to finish.

The is the second section of a $50 million renovation of the mall off Chippenham Parkway in South Richmond. The 668,000-square-foot mall opened in September 2003

Part one renovations have been accomplished final fall and included new seating areas, a youngsters's play space, a canine park and an space that's used as an ice-skating rink in colder months.

Stony Point Fashion Park renovation work should begin soon -