monthly roundup

 

  • Urgie’s Bar at the Carriage House has opened—check out our blog post we did on them here!  

 

  • Tots Ice Cream has just opened next to Valley Jump Park in Penn Laird. They offer homemade ice cream made daily and milkshakes. 

 

  • Want to try another burger option in Harrisonburg? BurgerIM has opened off of University Blvd. Don’t want to leave the house? They are also now part of Uber Eats

 

  • Frisky Feet—a compression sock company—is now selling fun and brightly patterned socks online. 

 

  • A new visitor center has opened in the Valley Mall. It’s self-service and offers an interactive map, free travel information, and information about area amenities. 

 

  • Looking for something fun and artsy to do with your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day? Attend the Cupid Crawl—a fundraiser hosted by the Arts Council of the Valley that will take a walking tour of art downtown. 

 

  • Tired of driving around downtown Harrisonburg looking for a parking spot or moving your car every 2 hours? There are changes coming to the parking decks on Elizabeth and Water Streets that will (hopefully) help. Learn more about what’s coming here

 

  • The long awaited Northend Greenway project has begun

 

  • The Shenandoah Valley Child Development Center is open for registration. Learn more here

 

  • Soil Cycles HVA is a bicycle powered compost hauling system for residents and businesses in Harrisonburg. A great bonus? You get finished compost delivered back to your home and garden! 

 

  • After the existing dog park at Smithland suffered from constant flooding last summer, they are creating a new enclosure on higher ground. The new Smithland dog park is scheduled to open this summer. 

 

  • Hotel Madison is hosting an educational wine tasting experience February 22nd-24th. Learn more about the Winter Wine Weekend here!  

 

  • Artful Dodger—a staple for night life on Court Square—has closed. Panos has also closed after 26 years in business

monthly roundup

 

  • Urgie’s Bar at the Carriage House has opened—check out our blog post we did on them here!  

 

  • Tots Ice Cream has just opened next to Valley Jump Park in Penn Laird. They offer homemade ice cream made daily and milkshakes. 

 

  • Want to try another burger option in Harrisonburg? BurgerIM has opened off of University Blvd. Don’t want to leave the house? They are also now part of Uber Eats

 

  • Frisky Feet—a compression sock company—is now selling fun and brightly patterned socks online. 

 

  • A new visitor center has opened in the Valley Mall. It’s self-service and offers an interactive map, free travel information, and information about area amenities. 

 

  • Looking for something fun and artsy to do with your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day? Attend the Cupid Crawl—a fundraiser hosted by the Arts Council of the Valley that will take a walking tour of art downtown. 

 

  • Tired of driving around downtown Harrisonburg looking for a parking spot or moving your car every 2 hours? There are changes coming to the parking decks on Elizabeth and Water Streets that will (hopefully) help. Learn more about what’s coming here

 

  • The long awaited Northend Greenway project has begun

 

  • The Shenandoah Valley Child Development Center is open for registration. Learn more here

 

  • Soil Cycles HVA is a bicycle powered compost hauling system for residents and businesses in Harrisonburg. A great bonus? You get finished compost delivered back to your home and garden! 

 

  • After the existing dog park at Smithland suffered from constant flooding last summer, they are creating a new enclosure on higher ground. The new Smithland dog park is scheduled to open this summer. 

 

  • Hotel Madison is hosting an educational wine tasting experience February 22nd-24th. Learn more about the Winter Wine Weekend here!  

 

  • Artful Dodger—a staple for night life on Court Square—has closed. Panos has also closed after 26 years in business

 

from the blog

 

Urgie’s Bar
Urgie’s Bar has officially opened their doors in the Carriage House at 245 E. Water Street! Founded and owned by two brothers from Philadelphia, Tommy and Steven Urglavitch had a dream to open a neighborhood bar that offered a comfortable and inviting vibe for everyone to come hangout, get a drink, and enjoy some authentic Philly cheesesteaks.
Find out more>>>

 

Market Report
In January we saw new listings, sales, and under contract properties dip slightly as compared to last January. However, the last 12 months of the same categories have risen slightly.  Learn more about our Market Report!
See more now >> 

 

wilson downtown gallery

FEBRUARY + MARCH //

Wilson Downtown Gallery: Ann Brammer Johnson

We are excited to host Ann’s artwork in the gallery for February and March! Ann specializes in appropriation art and collages.
Learn more about Ann>>

 

 

VISIT //

You can always stop by the gallery at 83 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, during our regular business hours (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm) and during special events, but to be in the loop on what’s happening, be sure to follow us on our Facebook page and check out our new WDG website!

 

 

real estate market brief (last 12 months)

 

SALES

1,307
(+4% from YTD2018)

 CONTRACTS

1,534
(+2% from YTD2018)

MEDIAN SALES PRICE

$210,500
(+5% from YTD2018)

AVERAGE PRICE/SQ FT

$123
(+5% from YTD2018)

AVERAGE DAYS ON MARKET

67
(-19% from YTD2018)

                                                                                      More Market Trends

upcoming events

 

 2.08   Wine and Chocolate Tasting @ Bluestone Vineyard [map]
2.09   Daddy Daughter Sweetheart Dance @ Parks and Rec [map]
2.11   Valley Wind Ensemble Concert @ Spotswood High School [map]
2.16   HEF Annual Gala @ Hotel Madison [map]
2.16   4th Anniversary Celebration @ BrydgeWorks Glass [map]
2.21   Comedy Open Mic Night @ Brothers Craft Brewing [map]
2.23   1st Year Anniversary @ Restless Moons Brewing [map]

                                  More Events

CHRIS ROOKER

Chris began his real estate career in 2003 with the vision of creating a residential sales team that works together to offer home buyers and sellers extraordinary customer service. He manages the activities of the team, and works directly with buyers and sellers. He loves where he works and lives – which is exemplified by his service on the boards of Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance and the Belmont Civic Association. When he is not tending the business, he enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with his wife and two boys.
Call or text → 540-421-3179

 

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