Stony Point Development Group applies our Core Values of Respect, Teamwork, Creativity, Integrity and Excellence to each project. We strive to include local stakeholders, architects, civic groups, and community leaders in the development process, and pride ourselves on our sensitivity to local voices and willingness to listen.
In addition to our work in Charlottesville, Virginia, Stony Point Development Group is actively working in Richmond, Virginia and Harwich Port, Massachusetts and Raleigh, Noth Carolina.
Officials break ground on first phase of Dairy Central project
Stony Point Design/Build first unveiled plans in September 2017 for a multi-phase project that will convert the old milk plant into a food hall and retail space for up to 14 vendors called Dairy Market.
Design panel gets first look at Monticello Dairy redevelopment
The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review had the chance Tuesday to take a first look at plans for the redevelopment of the former Monticello Dairy building on Preston Avenue.
Stony Point Design Build Forges New Path
Our work as developers and designers has provided us with the opportunities to expand outside Charlottesville, and to oversee larger projects not only in our area, but throughout the Commonwealth and beyond.
Chris Henry Receives the 2019 Lee Small Business Award
The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce has selected Christopher A. Henry of Stony Point Development Group to receive the Chamber’s 2019 Christopher Lee Small Business Person of the Year Award.
Major Tech Tenants Sign Leases at Dairy Central
Stony Point Development Group and Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer are pleased to announce two leases, totaling 17,580 square feet of office space, have been signed at Dairy Central, the largest mixed-use development in downtown Charlottesville.
Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen, P.C. Leases at Dairy Central Dairy Central
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA, June 26, 2020 – Stony Point Development Group and Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer are pleased to announce Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen, P.C. is relocating their existing Charlottesville office to Dairy Central, the largest mixed-use development in downtown Charlottesville.
Virginia Humanities Plans to Open a Public Humanities Center in Charlottesville’s Historic Monticello Dairy Building
Charlottesville—Virginia Humanities has announced plans to relocate its headquarters in early 2021 to Dairy Central, Charlottesville’s historic former Monticello Dairy building at Grady and Preston avenues. More than an office, the new Virginia Humanities center and headquarters is being designed as a welcoming space for public discussions, programs, exhibitions, and educational opportunities.
Stony Point Development Group Acquires Multifamily Property in RDU’s Crabtree Valley Submarket
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA, October 1, 2020 - Stony Point Development Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Crabtree Lakeside Residences, a 221-unit apartment building located in the Crabtree Valley submarket of Raleigh. Crabtree Lakeside is a garden community offering a mix of 1 and 2-bedroom units, private lake views, and connectivity to Raleigh's idyllic Crabtree Creek Greenway Trail.
Virginia Film Festival Drive-In Movies at Dairy Market
In the heart of Charlottesville, cars pulled into the parking lot of the new Dairy Market food hall on Grady Avenue, where a towering silver screen had been set up in front of a wide brick wall.
Dairy Market Charlottesville Now Open
Stony Point Development Group is thrilled to announce the long-anticipated debut of Dairy Market, the South’s newest market hall and the first in Virginia’s Central Piedmont region, which will launch in its soft opening phase on Tuesday, December 15.
Gordonsville Landmark Expected to Open as Champion Ice House in the Spring
Construction work continues on Gordonsville’s historic Memorial Hall, which is being transformed into Champion Ice House. The popular Champion Brewing Company, whose flagship location is just south of Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall, is partnering with Craig Hartman of the BBQ Exchange in the new venture at the corner of Main and King streets in Gordonsville. The Ice House is expected to open in the spring.
Dairy Market, the South’s newest market hall, and the first in Virginia’s Central Piedmont region.
“We are thrilled to open Dairy Market’s doors and introduce both our incredible community and Charlottesville visitors to the best of the destination’s diverse food and beverage scene, with globally inspired and locally sourced handcrafted cuisine from a selection of talented merchants,” said Stony Point President, Chris Henry. “It was important for us to pay homage to the original Monticello Dairy building which is so beloved in the community, and create a space where everyone feels welcome.
How Dairy Market Is Bringing Diversity, Convenience, And Affordable Dining To Charlottesville
Charlottesville’s newest dining destination, Dairy Market – an urban food hall located in the historic downtown landmark that once housed The Monticello Dairy – is another terrific reason why hungry travelers should visit the city.
Governor Northam visits Dairy Market for Virginia Agriculture Week
Dairy Market in Charlottesville is honoring its merchants and farmers behind the businesses throughout the week of June 14 to June 18. Coinciding with Virginia’s Agriculture Week, Governor Ralph Northam stopped by the market Wednesday morning to get in on the celebration.
Keepin' It Fresh -Reinventing Charlottesville’s iconic Dairy Market
Dairy Market is sited in the Monticello Dairy building, built in 1936 as the first brick-and-mortar location for the beloved Charlottesville business. Originally an ice cream company, the working dairy also sold milk, butter, and cheese; the building quickly became a community gathering place known for its ice cream parlor and event room. Today, the expansive spaces feature nostalgic black and white photos that evoke the building’s history.
VIRGINIA HUMANITIES ANNOUNCES PLANS TO JOIN DAIRY CENTRAL
Virginia Humanities has announced plans to relocate its headquarters in early 2021 to Dairy Central, Charlottesville’s historic former Monticello Dairy building at Grady and Preston avenues. More than an office, the new Virginia Humanities center and headquarters is being designed as a welcoming space for public discussions, programs, exhibitions, and educational opportunities.
USA TODAY: UNDER-THE-RADAR ATTRACTIONS
When Thomas Hall planned a weekend road trip to Blacksburg, Virginia, he added an unusual tourist attraction to his itinerary: the Dairy Market in Charlottesville. Hall heard about the new food hall in the historic Monticello Dairy Building in downtown Charlottesville and wanted to see it. "It was new, it was different and it was an easy place to eat new and varied food outside," says Hall, a lawyer from Richmond, Virginia. "We also want to avoid super-crowded destinations this summer, especially with unvaccinated kids." The Dairy Market is one of thousands of unusual attractions finding their way onto summer vacation itineraries this year.
The Board of Supervisors voted 5-1 for Rio Point in Charlottesville
While the Rio Point project is very similar to the Parkway Place proposal, there are some differences, county staff said. There is a consolidation of two of the apartment buildings, which is allowing for additional internal greenspace. Also, Parkway Place was going to build a “green t intersection,” but Rio Point offered $750,000 to go toward the roundabout project.
Stony Point Development Group demonstrates sustainability leadership with Leed® Silver Certification
“Achieving LEED Silver is a monumental task and one we are very proud to have accomplished, said Josh Batman, Stony Point Development Group Vice President “Especially in a complicated adaptive re-use project like Dairy Market. It requires collaboration from everyone who touches the building. We were blessed with a fantastic project team and deeply committed Owners who pushed Dairy Market over our original target of certification only to achieve the recognition of Silver.”
Historic Monticello Dairy
Dairy Market is the adaptive reuse of the historic 1937 Monticello Dairy manufacturing and distribution facility to a new food hall. Dairy Market will be a vibrant community hub for local restaurants, food venders, a brewery, and retail shops. The Dairy Market entrance will be expanded to a double height light-filled space that welcomes patrons in a refreshed and lively environment with industrial-inspired, modern finishes. A new pedestrian terrace will activate Grady Avenue and add desired outdoor gathering space. Nestled within the back of Dairy Market is a contemporary four-story Class A office building; an addition wrapped in copper, zinc, and brick in a manner that both complements the existing industrial details of the historic Dairy while distinguishing it as a separate element.
The 15 Best Things to Do in Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville may be small, but it sure does pack a punch when it comes to fun things to do! It’s no secret that C’ville is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and just 30 minutes from the 500 miles of trails in Shenandoah National Park, you’ll have ample opportunities to get outside. Surrounded by farms, orchards, and dairies, Charlottesville is a foodie-centric city that takes its farm-to-table game very seriously. This city is home to more restaurants per capita than almost any other US city. From funky food trucks to trendy food halls to buzzing brunch spots, you won’t go hungry during your trip.
Back to work
Although the nation’s commercial real estate market is still lagging for the most part, that isn’t the case in Charlottesville, where fresh new multi-use projects have perked up interest in workspaces.
18 Essential Restaurants in Charlottesville, Virginia
The historic Monticello Dairy Building reopened in 2019 as a sprawling food hall with wide-ranging options for Filipino fare (Manila Street), local beer (Crozet’s Starr Hill), and ice cream (Remington’s Moo Thru Ice Cream). You can easily spend a day here nibbling and shopping your way through an array of food and artisan vendors, making this the perfect destination for any foodie.