Pier Project

This project contemplates the construction of a public concrete pier as an extension to the public boardwalk. It could be built anywhere between 5th and 40th streets, replacing the existing private wooden pier. It would induce additional private investment with redevelopment.

How important are the following elements of the project?

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Public access to the pier

Love It
59%
Like It
20%
Please No
9%
Eh...
8%
Not So Much
4%
Closed to responses | 2,507 Responses

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Public parking nearby

Love It
71%
Like It
16%
Please No
6%
Eh...
5%
Not So Much
2%
Closed to responses | 2,481 Responses

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Ride Share Drop Off/Pickup Zones

Love It
46%
Like It
27%
Eh...
15%
Please No
7%
Not So Much
5%
Closed to responses | 2,459 Responses

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Opportunities to fish off the pier

Love It
42%
Like It
24%
Eh...
16%
Not So Much
9%
Please No
9%
Closed to responses | 2,489 Responses

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Bicycle Parking

Love It
61%
Like It
21%
Eh...
10%
Please No
5%
Not So Much
4%
Closed to responses | 2,460 Responses

Entertainment and Retail Mix

Which of the following types of entertainment should be considered for development of the private sector investments on and around the public pier?

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Skywheel with closed gondola-like cars

Please No
27%
Love It
25%
Like It
20%
Eh...
17%
Not So Much
11%
Closed to responses | 2,467 Responses

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Surfing museum or Virginia Beach Surfing Hall of Fame

Like It
25%
Eh...
25%
Love It
20%
Not So Much
15%
Please No
15%
Closed to responses | 2,457 Responses

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Marine life exhibit(s)

Love It
41%
Like It
32%
Eh...
13%
Please No
8%
Not So Much
5%
Closed to responses | 2,449 Responses

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Children's Interactive/Experiential Museum

Love It
44%
Like It
29%
Eh...
13%
Please No
8%
Not So Much
6%
Closed to responses | 2,451 Responses

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Interactive and children's themed game and retail uses (Experiential Retail)

Like It
30%
Love It
26%
Eh...
22%
Please No
12%
Not So Much
10%
Closed to responses | 2,444 Responses

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Fishing contests/tournaments

Like It
29%
Love It
25%
Eh...
24%
Not So Much
11%
Please No
10%
Closed to responses | 2,438 Responses

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Surfing contests

Love It
37%
Like It
33%
Eh...
16%
Please No
8%
Not So Much
6%
Closed to responses | 2,437 Responses

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Fireworks

Love It
57%
Like It
23%
Eh...
10%
Please No
7%
Not So Much
3%
Closed to responses | 2,444 Responses

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Live Music

Love It
69%
Like It
17%
Please No
6%
Eh...
5%
Not So Much
2%
Closed to responses | 2,445 Responses

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Public park/Green space

Love it
75%
Like it
15%
Please No
4%
Eh...
4%
Not So Much
1%
Closed to responses | 2,435 Responses

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Dog water station

Love it
51%
Like it
24%
Eh...
12%
Please No
8%
Not So Much
5%
Closed to responses | 2,440 Responses

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What other types of entertainment would you like to see?

Closed to responses

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What types of restaurants would you like to see?

Closed to responses

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What types of retail would you like to see?

Closed to responses

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What other public amenities would you like to see?

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Sports Center

This facility would be built near the Virginia Beach Convention Center to support and grow the City's sports tourism market. This market consists of traveling sports teams and tournaments. 

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Being a spectator at collegiate tournaments

Love It
30%
Please No
22%
Like It
19%
Eh...
15%
Not So Much
14%
Closed to responses | 1,395 Responses

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Being a spectator at high school tournaments

Eh...
24%
Like It
22%
Please No
20%
Not So Much
20%
Love It
15%
Closed to responses | 1,393 Responses

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Using the center for local league play

Like It
32%
Love It
22%
Eh...
19%
Please No
16%
Not So Much
11%
Closed to responses | 1,394 Responses

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Do you currently travel to participate in sporting events?

No
74%
Yes
26%
Closed to responses | 1,388 Responses

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If you travel to participate in sporting activities for yourself and/or children, how far do you travel?

We don't travel
63%
No more than 50 miles from Virginia Beach
12%
Between 101 and 250 miles from Virginia Beach
8%
Between 51 and 100 miles from Virginia Beach
7%
Anywhere in the US
5%
More than 251 miles from Virginia Beach
4%
We travel internationally
1%
Closed to responses | 1,203 Responses

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Your zip code:

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Do you work in a hospitality business that's located along the Virginia Beach oceanfront?

No
96%
Yes, restaurant
1%
Yes, hotel/motel
1%
Yes, retail
1%
Yes, entertainment
1%
Closed to responses | 890 Responses

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Your Age:

41 - 55
32%
56 - 65
25%
26 - 40
22%
66+
18%
18 - 25
3%
Younger than 18
0%
Closed to responses | 1,396 Responses

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Provide your email address to receive notices about this project and other public input opportunities.

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Is there anything not mentioned in this survey you would like to be considered in the development of these properties?

Closed for Comments