​​​​​Veterans Care Center​​

The Virginia ​Department of Veterans Services plans to build a 120 bed, 141,000 square foot facility in the Princess Anne Commons corridor focusing on veterans care.  The center will provide skilled nursing, Alzheimer's/memory care, and short term rehabilitation services.  Groundbreaking on the facility is expected to take place in October 2017, with a planned grand opening in late 2019.  The City of Virginia Beach will extend Nimmo Parkway to allow access to the facility.

Milestones t​o Date​​

  • Governor and 2015 General Assembly:  Initial funding authorization

  • October 21, 2015:  City Council approved a resolution offering 15-25 acres ​for the construction of a Veterans Care Center

  • Fall 2015:  A&E firm selection by Commonwealth:  Wiley|Wilson and Orcutt|Winslow

  • Governor and 2016 General Assembly:  Full funding authorization

  • August 26, 2016:  Virginia Beach selected

  • Fall 2016:  Schematic design approved by state – preliminary design underway

  • December 2016:  Construction management firm selected by Commonwealth (W.M. Jordan)

  • February 23, 2017:  Informational presentation by City staff at Princess Anne District Town Hall

  • February 28, 2017:  Informational presentation to City Council

  • March 7, 2017:  City Council Vote on transfer of 26 acres of land from City to Commonwealth of Virginia

  • March 13, 2017:  Public information session at Kellam High School

​Timeline Looking Forward​​
  • October 2017:  Groundbreaking
  • January 2017- April 2018:  Nimmo Parkway extension design
  • July 2018 – April 2019:  Nimmo Parkway extension construction
  • Late 2019:  Opening​


The presentation given to City Council on February 28, 2017​ and at the public forum is available below:

Veterans Care Center Overview.pdf