Full-Service Development Firm

Ripley Heatwole Company (RHC) evolved from a real estate company, established in 1946, into a full-service developer. Affiliates include a Class A General Contractor, mortgage banking company, property management company, and telecommunications provider. Our extensive experience and the superior talent of our team have made Ripley Heatwole one of the top multi-family housing developers in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Our Properties

Ripley Heatwole Company (RHC) offers a variety of conventional apartment choices as well as apartments for seniors (55+). Each apartment community offers a clubhouse, spacious apartments, and outstanding amenities. Many include pools and fitness centers, while our 55+ communities offer transportation and planned activities. Our properties are managed by a professional team whose sole purpose is to assure satisfaction for you and your neighbors. Please explore the individual websites for our apartment communities for more information.

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Multifamily Housing Developments

Ripley Heatwole Company (RHC) specializes in multi-family housing developments ranging from market-rate mixed-use communities of over 400 units to affordable housing communities averaging 120 units. To date, RHC has developed over 5,000 rental units and for sale units, and over 200,000 square feet of commercial space. Currently, RHC has approximately 800 multi-family units and 40,000 square feet of commercial space under development.

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Ripley Heatwole Company Logo Refresh & Branding Guide

Ripley Heatwole Company is proud to release our refreshed logo and company branding guide. The refreshed logo features a unique metallic copper color scheme reflecting signature design elements found in many of our communities. The buildings in the...

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Avondale Phase Two Construction by Ripley Heatwole Company

Avondale Phase Two Construction Update

Work on Avondale Phase Two in Virginia Beach continues to progress. When complete, this 190 unit project will double the size of the existing Avondale at Kempsville apartment community, bringing the total number of units to 380. With...

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