Frequently Asked Questions


Q. How many residences are included in Marlin Bay?

A. Marlin Bay will feature 227 luxury rental residences


Q. How will the parking be configured?

A. The development surrounds an internal parking garage that is not visible from the street providing secure and weatherproof access to the residences


Q. Will the path along Shore Drive that currently stops west of Marlin Bay Drive be extended?

A. As part of the project, Marlin Bay will extend the 10 foot wide multi use path adding more walkable area to the corridor at the developer's expense and not the tax payers.


Q. Is this project environmentally friendly?

A. Development, construction, and the completed project will incorporate environmentally friendly processes and components.


Q. How will the project impact area traffic?

A. A traffic impact analysis was performed by Timmons Group in conjunction with the City of Virginia Beach traffic engineering department - all traffic intersections connected to the project will be maintained at their current level of service. Traffic Impact Study.pdf


Q: Was this property part of the Pleasure House Point natural area?

A. No, this property has been continuously privately owned and was at no time part of the Pleasure House Point natural area.


https://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/parks-recreation/parks-trails/city-parks/Pages/pleasure-house-point.aspx

https://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/parks-recreation/parks-trails/Documents/php-map.pdf


Q: Will this project increase or decrease the amount of impervious area on the site (i.e. as pavements, sidewalks, driveways and parking lots, all of which use considerable paved areas that are covered by water-resistant materials such as asphalt, concrete, brick, stone — and rooftops)? Note: Soils compacted by urban development are also highly impervious.

A. The proposed project will DECREASE the amount of impervious area. The completed project will provide for more pervious area (green space) than currently exists since this a redevelopment of the property from existing conditions.