Jones & Cabacoy Veterans Care Center (Opening August 2022)

The Virginia ​Department of Veterans Services is building a 128-​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. The City of Virginia Beach will extend Nimmo Parkway to allow access to the facility. The grand opening is expected in late 2022.

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
  • June 7, 2017: Governor McAuliffe announced that the Center will be named the "Jones & Cabacoy Veterans Care Center"

​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