Mixed-use community planned for Suffolk’s historic peanut processing plant

Edwin Gaskin, real estate developer and owner of the Richmond-based company, Echelon Resources, Inc., received rezoning approval on Sept. 18 from city council to build Peanut Crossing, a multiphase, mixed-use community. The 10-acre wedge-shaped site at 273 S. Saratoga St. is home to the former Suffolk Peanut Company, established in 1898. The soon-to-be fenced community, with secured access and video surveillance, will include one- and two-bedroom loft-style residences leasing from $850 per month to $1,010 per month. Amenities for the pet-friendly development will include a fenced dog run, indoor parking options, club room and fitness center. Residents will enjoy the expansive grounds and live within walking distance to the city’s downtown. The former peanut plant, which is the largest and most intact in the state, includes a variety of abandoned warehouse and processing buildings. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2016. “It’s a complicated site with multiple buildings and a significant historic site in Suffolk’s history,” Gaskin said, noting those were major attractions to the prospect of the project. Echelon Resources, which specializes in the use of...

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