Franklin Johnston, Virginia Wesleyan University Begin Construction on 244-Unit Community

Virginia Beach. Va. — The Franklin Johnston Group and Virginia Wesleyan University (VWU) have broken ground on Coastal 61 at Oxford Village, a planned 244-unit community situated adjacent to the university. The development will be located on a vacant site in Virginia Beach within an Opportunity Zone owned by the university. The property will offer one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans ranging from 833 to 1,395 square feet. The project is expected to be complete in 2020. Communal amenities will include a rooftop sky park, two-story clubhouse and a swimming pool. The housing community will be open to the public and is envisioned as a place for VWU students, faculty and staff.