Pottery awarded state funds to assess large-scale development potential

A map of the KingsLand USA property.
(Courtesy Virginia Business Ready Site Program site characterization, as completed by York and James City Counties and acquired via a FOIA request.)

The Williamsburg Pottery owns over 700 acres of unused land and two local governments may have big plans for the property. James City and York counties are making use of the Commonwealth’s Virginia Business Ready Sites Program to evaluate the Pottery’s property and assess its readiness for development, according to documents obtained through a Freedom […]

Update on KingsLand website offers insight into Pottery’s plans for property

Concept art for a KingsLand Biodome. (Courtesy KingslandUSA.net.)

A new page on the KingsLand USA website provides an update regarding the proposed tourist attraction’s timeline. Last month it was revealed that the Williamsburg Pottery is exploring development plans for 737 acres of undeveloped land that is owned by — and adjacent to — the Pottery. The KingsLand website listed many potential plans for […]

Williamsburg Pottery plans major expansion with futuristic theme park


A biodome, indoor theme park and virtual reality center will be coming to the Williamsburg Pottery if the company’s Vice President Peter Kao achieves his dream. The Williamsburg Pottery has been a staple of the community since 1938, but a website created in June has revealed that its management may be considering a new attraction for the 750-acre property […]

Williamsburg Pottery Receives Clean Business Award

Will Barnes of the James City Clean County Commission presented the award to Kim Maloney and Peter Kao. (Courtesy James City County)

The James City Clean County Commission and the Virginia Peninsula Clean Business Forum recently awarded the Williamsburg Pottery with the Clean Business Award for the third quarter of 2015. Kim Maloney and Peter Kao accepted the award on behalf of the Pottery at a county event at Hot Stacks Pancake House in Lightfoot. The Williamsburg […]

Hot Event – October Harvest Fest at Williamsburg Pottery

Event: October Harvest Fest Date: October 12th & 13th Location: Williamsburg Pottery, 6692 Richmond Road Event Information: Enjoy Williamsburg Pottery’s October Fest with fun and activities for the entire family. Whether it is painting a pumpkin, enjoying live music, or sampling great wine and beer, there is fun for everyone! Here is just a few of the great […]