Hunter Craig

Broken condos: Barracks West complex sold short
Published on Oct 2nd, 2012
6 comments The condo-craze bubble is officially popped. Developer Hunter Craig was part of a team that paid $32 million in 2007 to turn student-apartment complex Old Salem into a condo-plex renamed Barracks...
Craig no Riverbend boss; Dragas says no bullying
Published on Jul 2nd, 2012
5 comments • While an investor in the project detailed last week under the headline "Big box bonanza: Hunter Craig lauded in Wegmans deal," Hunter Craig is not a principal in Riverbend Management, the firm...
Big box bonanza: Hunter Craig lauded in Wegmans deal
Published on Jun 28th, 2012
24 comments Two and a half years after selling a 1,200-acre property known as Biscuit Run to the Commonwealth for use as a state park– and eight months after suing the state in an effort to nearly triple...
Connections: Who are the BOV's Kington and Craig?
Published on Jun 18th, 2012
17 comments On a Sunday at a hastily convened meeting, three members of the University of Virginia Board of Visitors' executive committee voted to accept the resignation of President Teresa Sullivan, and a...
Feud ends: Giles cashes as VNB heads for buying spree
Published on May 22nd, 2012
3 comments If anyone were expecting fireworks or fisticuffs at the annual meeting of Virginia National Bank Monday night, they were shown less a feud than a roadmap to riches, as bank leaders said they've been...
Bank feud: Chairman Giles quits VNB with other directors
Published on Dec 23rd, 2011
43 comments A feud over corporate governance compounded an already painful December for a major Central Virginia financial institution. Virginia National Bank has experienced a leadership shake-up that has seen...
Biscuit burden: Cuccinelli demands cash from Craig
Published on Nov 22nd, 2011
26 comments In his response to a speculator's controversial lawsuit seeking nearly $20 million from taxpayers in the form of conservation tax credits, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has fired back by accusing...
Biscuit backstory: Flips would have rewarded Craig's fees
Published on Nov 18th, 2011
14 comments In its first two years in the hands of speculators, doomed housing development Biscuit Run rang up over $7 million in expenses, including nearly a quarter million dollars paid to lead investor Hunter...
The flip that flopped: Biscuit Run men want $20 million more from taxpayers
Published on Nov 9th, 2011
56 comments Biscuit Run is the gift that keeps on… taking. Initially sold to the public as a $10 million state park, the nearly 1,200-acre tract has actually extracted more than $21 million from state taxpayers...
No exit: Has Hunter Craig created more unsellable land?
Published on Jun 21st, 2011
25 comments Last week's news about the overhaul of the old Martha Jefferson campus shines a spotlight on another piece of the hospital's portfolio, a property on a prominent downtown corner that recalls some of...
Wrong house getting credits
Published on Jun 9th, 2011
0 comments We showed the wrong photo for one of the 12 houses in last week's cover story on local properties benefiting from state funding for private renovations. The house described as belonging to UVA Board...
Since 2010: Kaine makes first Biscuit Run comment
Published on Jun 7th, 2011
10 comments Since the revelation that a potentially hyperinflated appraisal could have defrauded Virginia taxpayers out of millions of dollars, former governor Tim Kaine has now made his first public statements...
'Insufficient evidence': State mum as Biscuit Run appraisers go unpunished
Published on May 30th, 2011
66 comments Four months after leaked documents showed that a Charlottesville-based group of investors convinced top-level Virginia officials to bail out their flopped housing development with millions in state...
Scenic treasure: How conservation lines the pockets of the rich
Published on Mar 3rd, 2011
127 comments Albemarle County Preserved83,600 acres17.5 percent of the landWho holds the easements? Virginia Outdoors Foundation328 easements62,702 acresNature Conservancy22 easements6,047 acresPiedmont...
Heat is on: AG says Biscuit Run deal under scrutiny
Published on Jan 11th, 2011
71 comments Recently disclosed details of the Biscuit Run state park deal have prompted more than public outrage–- they may have prompted an investigation into the transaction that some allege was a...
Deeds steamed: The appraisal that may have burned taxpayers
Published on Dec 22nd, 2010
31 comments The controversial deal has drawn the ire of State Senator Creigh Deeds. FILE IMAGES Any homeowner seeking a loan or a refinancing might be wise to hire Patricia Filer. If her appraisal of Biscuit Run...
Top secret: Did taxpayers get burned by Biscuit Run?
Published on Oct 27th, 2010
23 comments It seems like a simple question: How much will taxpayers pay to make Biscuit Run a Virginia park? Nearly a year after the October 28 Hook cover image. It seems like a simple question: How much...
Thanks for donating! McDonnell appoints check writers to UVA BOV
Published on Jul 2nd, 2010
27 comments Biscuit run investors Hunter Craig (left) and DMB violinist Boyd Tinsley joined Governor Tim Kaine on last January 8 at the new Monticello Visitor’s Center to celebrate the state’s purchase of the 1,...
'Debt of gratitude': Kaine thanks Biscuit Run sellers, not taxpayers
Published on Jan 8th, 2010
61 comments Biscuit run investors Hunter Craig and DMB violinist Boyd Tinsley joined Governor Tim Kaine on January 8 at the new Monticello Visitor's Center to celebrate the state's purchase of the 1,200-acre...
Loan woes? Banks expected to share Biscuit burden
Published on Dec 31st, 2009
28 comments Part of a presentation to Albemarle planners. FOREST LODGE LLC With at least part of its $34 million loan already declared in "early stage delinquency" by the lead lender, Biscuit Run's conversion...
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