New Housing Complex on Schedule in Salisbury - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

New Housing Complex on Schedule in Salisbury

Posted:

SALISBURY, Md.- Deals are being finalized and work is scheduled to soon get under way on a new apartment complex on Fitzwater Street in Salisbury.  The Rivers Edge Apartments and Studio for the Arts is on track, according to the developer, to open its doors in the fall of 2014.

The empty building on Fitzwater Street in Salisbury has been there for years and neighbors say it has becomes a frustrating eyesore.

"It's a bad outlook because it looks like we just don't care.  And a lot of people try and spruce up their yards and stuff. And it just looks, it's just sitting out there," said Tamara Hilliard of Salisbury.

If plans move forward as planned, the building will be brought down this fall.  Final details are being hammered out between the city and the developer, Osprey Property Company out of Annapolis.  Officials with Osprey say as soon as the building comes down, work will begin on the new complex immediately. 

Veron Polk is a Salisbury resident and owns property just across the street. He said he is looking forward to change.

"It would be fantastic.  I think that would generate money as well and good feeling about the community.  People would come through and see this and go, 'well, something is being done,'" said Polk.

But not everyone is on board.  Hilliard said she is ready for something to be done at the location but is not sold on the plans for an apartment complex.

"People get an apartment and then they don't actually pay their bills and keep up with it and then its empty and sits vacant for a few years or a few months and then its just there and its nothing and people don't care and it turns into that building," said Hilliard.

Osprey officials say Rivers Edge could open its doors in the fall of 2014.  WBOC was told rent will range from $350 to $900.  The complex also looks to attract those with an artistic side.  Those involved in art - anything from music, dance, painting, poetry and more - will be considered for leasing first.

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • WBOC and FOX21 Reach Agreement with DIRECTV

    WBOC and FOX21 Reach Agreement with DIRECTV

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-08-01 12:00:27 GMT
    Craig Jahelka, vice president general manager of WBOC-TV issued the following statement early Friday: "WBOC-TV and FOX21 are pleased to announce we will continue to be available to DIRECTV subscribers. We have reached an agreement designed to secure continued carriage of our top-rated stations on DIRECTV for the foreseeable future. "We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude for the support and understanding our family, friends and neighbors here on Delmarva have demons...More
    Craig Jahelka, vice president general manager of WBOC-TV issued the following statement early Friday: "WBOC-TV and FOX21 are pleased to announce we will continue to be available to DIRECTV subscribers. We have reached an agreement designed to secure continued carriage of our top-rated stations on DIRECTV for the foreseeable future. "We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude for the support and understanding our family, friends and neighbors here on Delmarva have demons...More
  • Va. Rep. Cantor Resigning Months Earlier Than Expected

    Va. Rep. Cantor Resigning Months Earlier Than Expected

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:55 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:55:48 GMT
    U.S. Representative Eric Cantor (R-VA) will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected. More
    U.S. Representative Eric Cantor (R-VA) will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected. More
  • White Marlin Open in Ocean City to Start Monday

    White Marlin Open in Ocean City to Start Monday

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:55 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:55:41 GMT
    The 2014 White Marlin Open will be held from August 4th through 8th in Ocean City, Maryland.More
    The 2014 White Marlin Open will be held from August 4th through 8th in Ocean City, Maryland.More
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Credit Card Scam Hits Ocean City

    Credit Card Scam Hits Ocean City

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:46 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:46:29 GMT
    OCEAN CITY, Md.- The Ocean City Police Department is advising citizens of a recent cyber-attack that compromised the security of numerous credit card processing companies nationwide.More
    OCEAN CITY, Md.- The Ocean City Police Department is advising citizens of a recent cyber-attack that compromised the security of numerous credit card processing companies nationwide.More
  • Easton Woman Charged with Murder of Virginia Tech Student

    Easton Woman Charged with Murder of Virginia Tech Student

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:48:41 GMT
    A 22-year-old Easton, Md. woman has been charged with both first- and second-degree murder in Virginia's Montgomery County Circuit Court.More
    A 22-year-old Easton, Md. woman has been charged with both first- and second-degree murder in Virginia's Montgomery County Circuit Court.More
  • Trimper's Rides Sued

    Trimper's Rides Sued

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:09 PM EDT2014-08-01 02:09:38 GMT
    Friday June 28, 2012 started out as a normal day at the amusement park for J and his family until they rode the Hampton I, a mini car and truck ride.More
    Friday June 28, 2012 started out as a normal day at the amusement park for J and his family until they rode the Hampton I, a mini car and truck ride.More
Powered by WorldNow

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service