Construction to begin on second-tallest building in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Construction will begin this fall on the City of Norfolk's tallest residential building.

It will be a luxury retirement complex. The 27-story "River Tower" will reach 326 feet, making it the second tallest building in Norfolk.

It is a $100 million expansion of the Harbor's Edge Community, and it will house 138 senior apartments.

More than 95,000 square feet of additional common space is being added, which will feature a ballroom and movie theater. The existing parking garage will be increased to allow for the additional residents and guests. 

From 2015: Skyscraper latest project planned for Fort Norfolk

The first residents could move in sometime in 2019, with completion in 2020. More information can be found at harborsedgenorfolk.com.

As for the tallest building in Norfolk, that would be the Dominion Tower, which stands at 340 feet.

(© 2017 WVEC)


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