Pinnacle Construction breaks ground on Highlands at Huckleberry Ridge

June 10, 2013

By Pinnacle Construction and
Development Corporation




BLACKSBURG, Va. – Pinnacle Construction and Development Corporation, with headquarters in Charlottesville, has begun construction of Highlands at Huckleberry Ridge on a 63 acre site on the north side of Merrimac Road in Montgomery County, in close proximity to the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center and LewisGale Hospital Montgomery.

Highlands at Huckleberry Ridge will be constructed in three phases and will include 388 market rate apartment units and 40 lots for single/two-family residential homes. The apartments include 1, 2 & 3 bedroom luxuriously appointed loft units with garages. Proposed rents range from $875 to $1205. On-site amenities include a community center featuring a leasing office, club room, parlor, business office, game room, exercise facility, swimming pool, outdoor fireplace, and playground. In addition to sidewalks within the development, pedestrian paths connecting to the Huckleberry Trail are also planned for the site. 

Rendering of Highlands at Huckleberry Ridge

Rezoning for the planned development was approved by Montgomery County in 2011, and the plan is consistent with the Urban Expansion Area land use policy goals to provide a range of high quality residential units in a pedestrian-friendly community while minimizing impacts on natural features of the land. Over 20% of the site will be maintained as open space, and much of the land and existing vegetation along Hightop Road, Slate Branch, and the Huckleberry Trail will remain in its current state as a buffer. Upgrades to the Huckleberry Trail road crossings have been proffered and will enhance the safety and usability of the trail.

The construction completion date for Phase 1 (248 apartment units) is anticipated to be March 2015. Support for the project has included executives at the LewisGale Hospital, Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, and Friends of the Huckleberry.

About Pinnacle Construction and Development Corporation
Development Corporation Pinnacle Construction & Development Corporation, a Virginia Class A general contractor, and its affiliate companies have significant experience and knowledge in the development, construction, and management of commercial real estate projects throughout Virginia. Types of projects include, but are not limited to, the adaptive reuse of historic structures into multi-family and mixed-use developments, new construction multi-family, senior housing, commercial office, health service facilities, industrial flex space, and commercial land development. 

Pinnacle Construction & Development Corporation was founded in 1991 on the premise that a vertically integrated real estate development firm can enhance the value of any client’s project by offering a single source which can guide a real estate project from idea to reality as a successful income producing asset. This is accomplished by efficiently and effectively managing the diverse and fluid nature of real estate development along each step of the development, construction, and management process. This philosophy becomes apparent upon review of Pinnacle’s references and projects which have garnered numerous State and National Awards for excellence in development and construction.

Pinnacle and its affiliates have been leaders in sustainable and affordable multifamily design, development and construction. Our recent projects, which have been certified as meeting EarthCraft standards, reflect our commitment to energy-efficient construction.

William N. Park, President
Pinnacle Construction and Development Corp.
1821 Avon St., Suite 200
Charlottesville, VA 22902
tel 434.979.2900
fax 434.979.0001


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