- Plans & Area Studies
- Hollins Center
Imagine a connected, mixed-use center in the heart of the Hollins community.
With the highest population density and employment concentration in Roanoke County, the Hollins area provides an excellent location for business investment opportunities. The Hollins Center area contains over 270 commercial and residential properties.
New Pickleball Courts at Walrond Park coming Spring 2023
Additional pickleball courts are currently being constructed at Walrond Park. These will be available all day until 11:00 pm each night, seven days a week. A hitting wall is also available for solo practice. The park also includes accommodations for players such as a picnic shelter, a walking trail, and restrooms.
Children’s Nest Learning Center
The Children’s Nest Learning Center in Hollins provides quality child care that meets the needs of each child and their family in a safe, educational environment. The focus is to provide a stimulating atmosphere and educational experience which in turn promotes each child’s social, emotional, physical and cognitive development. The Children's Nest is located at 504 Dexter Road. Read more...
Friendship Retirement Community
Friendship Retirement Community opened a new Transitional Care Unit at the North campus in Hollins. Friendship worked with Hughes Associates Architects & Engineers to develop the new TCU, which offers 60 rooms that provide residents with more privacy, as the rooms have their own bathrooms with showers. The TCU will also feature Friendship’s pharmacy and emporium, as well as Bistro '66, Friendship's new dining venue. Read more...
Southern Team Hyundai will be expanding their operations in the Hollins area and will construct a new 30,000 sq. ft. Sales and Service facility at 7300 Williamson Road. This all-new Hyundai Facility designed with Fast Charging Electric Vehicle capabilities will be under construction in the spring of 2022 with completion expected in the winter of 2022. Read more...
Jersey Mike's in Hollins:
Jersey Mike's opened their second location in the Roanoke Valley near the intersection of Peters Creek Road and Williamson Road in a shared building with Dunkin'. A third location is opening in front of Tanglewood.
Paved Walking Trail at Hollins Park is Open Now:
Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism celebrated the ribbon cutting of a new paved trail in Hollins Park, offering a better surface to walk and enjoy nature.
Vistar Eye Center:
Vistar Eye Center celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony for a new facility to open at 6125 Airport Road in Hollins later in 2022. The new location and will offer retinal eye care, anterior surgical eye care, as well as routine and primary eye care.
Luttrell Staffing Group:
Luttrell Staffing Group is an industrial, labor, and administrative staffing agency in Hollins that helps businesses with emergency hires, payrolling, assessments and training, and more workforce assistance. Now located at 6342 Peters Creek Road, Suite A Read more...
Stubby's Bistro :
This new local restaurant is in the former Veranda Bistro space located at 8201 Williamson Road in Hollins. Stubby's offers Italian, Greek, and American menu items.
Tru by Hilton open on Gander Way:
A new four story Tru by Hilton recently opened in the Plan area. The hotel offers rooms and suites. Just 10 minutes from the airport and close to Carvins Cove and Read Mountain Preserves and Splash Valley Waterpark, the hotel is located on Gander Way.
Reimagine Hollins: A 20-year Plan in Motion
In 2018, Roanoke County identified the Hollins Center study area as an opportunity for investment due to its proximity to Interstate 81 and Hollins University; because it has the highest concentration of employment in the County; and for its multiple redevelopment opportunities. The Hollins Center Plan will guide future decisions and actions in Hollins over the next 10 to 20 years. The plan explores opportunities to develop higher density, mixed-use activity areas in the existing commercial corridors.
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