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


Q. Is this project environmentally friendly?

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


Q. Will existing Shore Drive and Ocean Park area storm water challenges be helped or harmed by this project?

A. The project will redirect existing storm water drainage away from the Ocean Park neighborhood and reduce the impervious area from the existing use


Q. How will the project impact area traffic?

A. All traffic intersections connected to the project will be maintained at their current level of service


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: 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. Traffic Impact Study.pdf


Q: Will this project increase or decrease the amount of impervious area on the site? Impervious surfaces are mainly artificial structures—such 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. Soils compacted by urban development are also highly impervious.

A. The proposed project will DECREASE the amount of impervious area from the existing 4.47 acres to 3.94 acres. The completed project will provide for more pervious area (green space) than currently exists since this is a redevelopment of the property for existing conditions.