December 14, 2017
Norfolk is developing a new vision for the Wards Corner commercial area and wants to include your thoughts and ideas. Please attend the Community Meeting on January 17, 2018 at 6pm at the Workforce Development Center. More info can be found on the website: https://www.norfolk.gov/wardscornerstudy
July 10, 2017
As a result of rain, the Wards Corner Festival has been rescheduled for July 22, 2017 from noon until 5:00pm. The location has changed to the Norfolk Masonic Temple and will be indoors!
May 16, 2017
City Councilman Martin Thomas, Jr. made the announcement last night at the Wards Corner Civic League meeting that Tidewater Physical Therapy will open a location this fall in the Midtown Shopping Center.
Tidewater Physical Therapy will occupy approximately 2000sq ft in Unit 154 between Cora’s Beauty Connection and Jackson Hewitt in the northeast corner of Wards Corner.
This announcement comes on the heels of Sentara’s recent announcement to expand their footprint at Wards Corner and McDonald Garden Center opening their seasonal market at Wards Corner.
Stay tuned for more retail announcements as Martin Thomas Jr. and Norfolk’s Economic Development Department continue to work on attracting new life and activity to Wards Corner!
April 13, 2017
Sentara’s footprint at Wards Corner is expanding and a new facade is in the works for their building located at 7401 Granby St.
Sentara Internal Medicine Physicians is currently located at the intersection of Granby St and N Shore Road. They are more than doubling their square footage and will open up a Sentara Physical Therapy location as a part of their expansion.
The lease has been signed and the expansion and facade work are expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of this year.
March 7, 2017
McDonald Garden Center is opening a “McDonald Garden Market” at Wards Corner. These Garden Markets provide quality plants and garden accessories from mid-March through July.
McDonald Garden Center has signed a seasonal lease to open the temporary garden center in the parking lot of the Midtown Shopping Center at the Northeast Corner of Wards Corner.
The Center will begin to mobilize within the next week and will remain until July.
The Midtown Shopping Center is located at the northeast corner of Wards Corner and the Market will be located in the front parking lot.