Planning Commission conditionally recommends Days Inn dorm, cuts occupancy by more than half

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During a meeting Wednesday, the Williamsburg Planning Commission voted to recommend the William and Mary Real Estate Foundation’s proposal to turn a Days Inn into a student dorm, but with several key conditions. The WMREF agreed to purchase the Days Inn on Richmond Road in August, under the condition Williamsburg’s City Council approve the proposal […]

‘Sea of plastic cups,’ City residents criticize W&M plan to move dorm to Midtown

The two-story Days Inn, owned by Jalaram of Williamsburg, Inc., is approximately 38,600 square feet (plus a 3,800-square-foot basement) and sits on 1.609 acres.  (Stephen Salpukas/W&M)

An upcoming decision by the City of Williamsburg could place up to 180 William and Mary students into a new dormitory just south of Midtown.  Williamsburg’s Planning Commission will host a public hearing Wednesday before voting on whether to recommend the William and Mary Real Estate Foundation’s proposal to redesign a Days Inn on Richmond […]