Oak Grove Center

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Oak Grove is an attractive and vibrant village center. 

The Oak Grove Center area is divided by Route 419, the City of Roanoke and Roanoke County boundary, and is a few minutes drive from the City of Salem. This high visibility corridor has numerous opportunities for redevelopment and many new businesses growing in the area. Oak Grove is a place where people and businesses want to be.

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  1. Oak Grove Park

Roanoke County Celebrates the Oak Grove Park Improvements and Arbor Day

Roanoke County celebrated the new Oak Grove Park improvements with a ribbon cutting and Arbor Day celebration on April 27! Oak Grove Park's improvements include a new playground, pickleball court, restrooms, picnic shelter, expanded parking, asphalt trail enhancements and a new environmental education trail. Oak Grove Elementary School's After School for Kids students, Virginia Department of Forestry and Smokey the Bear helped observe the 151st anniversary of National Arbor Day. Roanoke County was selected as a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for a 25th consecutive year. Four new shade trees were planted at Oak Grove Park with the grant funding. The Oak Grove Park improvements and shade trees further implement our Oak Grove Center Plan.

View the Park Reimagined Plan

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  1. Galen College of Nursing

Roanoke County Recognizes the Official Opening of the Galen College of Nursing

Board of Supervisors Chair Martha Hooker spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony to recognize the opening of Galen College of Nursing at Metis Plaza in the Oak Grove area. Galen’s newest campus will help address the critical nursing shortage and help fill the pipeline of future nurses that will help raise the quality of care in the state. The college will expand access to quality nursing education in the area by offering a two-year Associate Degree in Nursing and for Licensed Practical Nurses wanting to pursue their RN, an LPN to ADN Bride program.

View the Colleges Roanoke Campus Webpage

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  1. News & Updates


Oak Grove Center Plan Adopted on March 23, 2021

The Oak Grove Center Plan has been adopted by the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors and the City of Roanoke City Council. The Oak Grove Center Plan will be implemented over the next 20-plus years. Read the Plan


Starbucks now open near Keagy Village

Starbucks has opened in the newly redeveloped former BB&T building on Route 419. Learn More

Tacos Rojas

Tacos Rojas opens third location in Keagy Village

Popular Mexican restaurant, Tacos Rojas, has expanded its two locations at the City Market building and the Grandin area to a third location in the Oak Grove Center! Learn More

Pedestrian Project

Oak Grove Pedestrian Improvements Project

This project will upgrade the existing Route 419/Carriage Lane/Grandin Road traffic signal with pedestrian signals and crosswalks, including ADA ramps. Construction is anticipated in 2022. Learn More

Vet Hospital

New veterinary hospital opens in Keagy Village

Two local veterinarians teamed up to open their own practice in Keagy Village, a family run veterinary hospital where clients are friends, and each pet is treated as the unique furry family member they are. Learn More

Tribal Rug Gallery opens at Oak Grove Plaza

Tribal Rug Gallery relocates in Roanoke County, showcasing handcrafted rugs made with fine silk and plush wool, each rug showcases the utmost quality and care. Learn More

Belle Sante

Belle Sante day spa relocates to Roanoke County

Belle Sante Cosmetic Day Spa is a full-service spa and medical spa that has relocated from downtown Roanoke to Oak Grove. Learn More

Mural Oak Grove Plaza BP Station

BP at Oak Grove Plaza

The gas station at Oak Grove Plaza has been renovated and reopened as a BP station. The building boasts a new mural, contributing public art to Oak Grove Center.

Hanover Insurance relocates to Metis Plaza

The Hanover Insurance Group offers standard and specialized insurance protection for small and mid-sized businesses, as well as for homes, automobiles and personal items. Learn More

QuiltOff Longarm Quilting & Quilts!

Quiltoff is located at 2149 Electric Road, Suite 6 and offers longarm quilting service, quilting tools, fabrics, supplies, and classes. Visit them to have your dream quilt created or visit their website. Learn More

New owner plans makeover for Roanoke County's Oak Grove Plaza

A lease on the anchor space will fund needed maintenance work, he said, which will involve installing new roofing and HVAC units, resurfacing the parking lot, upgrading parking lot lights and the shopping center sign and repainting buildings. Learn More

New Galen College of Nursing Campus in Roanoke

The Roanoke campus will feature modern resources – from advanced patient simulation labs to classroom environments designed to encourage practice-based learning – that help create a unique hands-on learning experience. Galen’s student support model has helped over 30,000 graduates enter the profession over the last 30 years. Learn More

  1. Oak Grove Center Study

Reimagine Oak Grove: A 20-year Plan in Motion

In 2018, Roanoke County identified the Oak Grove Center study area as an opportunity for investment due to its central location between Roanoke County, the Cities of Roanoke and Salem and for its numerous commercial businesses and vacant and undeveloped properties. The Oak Grove Center Plan will guide future decisions and actions in Oak Grove over the next 10 to 20 years. The plan explores opportunities to redevelop aging strip malls, enhance community green space and encourage mixed-use, multi-family areas.

Community Engagement

Read the Oak Grove Center Plan

  1. Oak Grove Center Plan Area: Snapshot of the Site Selector Map


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The Site Selector application helps business owners and corporations search for and locate available buildings and sites, and combine their property search with key community and business demographic information.

To Use:

Click the icons on the map for partial information about each site. For complete information, visit the app.

For more information, visit the Oak Grove Center Plan webpage.