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Property tax arrangement between UVA and city is unclear, unexamined

Property tax arrangement between UVA and city is unclear, unexamined

Local governments almost always fund their operations by taxing real estate, and that is no different here in Charlottesville, where the city collects $50 million per year in property taxes. Some of the most valuable property, though—from a hospital complex to parking decks to an unused basketball arena—is exempt from the tax under state law […]

From the owner's suite: 20 years of C-VILLE

From the owner's suite: 20 years of C-VILLE

I have had two business partners: a tall one, Hawes, and a shorter one, Rob. Each had their strengths. Hawes was a lively editor who dutifully ran the paper when I moved to New York for several years, but left the company seven years ago; much later I stuck around when Rob, known around here […]