Developers rejuvenate stalled Russell 150 plan

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Posted: March 1, 2014

The Winchester Star

A 150-acre site in Frederick County was targeted for development in 2005 when Denver Quinnelly announced plans for townhouses and commercial and retail space on property that was once the Russell Farm. Quinnelly later filed for bankruptcy and the land was sold at auction in 2009. Now, Heritage Commons LLC is seeking to rezone the property to allow for its development. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
During a meeting this week, John P. Good Jr. (from left) of The Shockey Cos., Bruce A. Griffin and Matt Milstead, principals with Heritage Commons LLC, and Thomas “Ty” Lawson of the the local law firm of Lawson and Silek, discuss the proposed plans for the Russell 150 property in Frederick County. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
The Russell 150 property is in the center of this April 2009 view, which faces southwest. The property stretches between Front Royal Pike (U.S. 522, center left) to Interstate 81 (center right). The property — divided into three tracts — is delinquent in real estate taxes and taxes it must pay to the special tax district, according to Frederick County Treasurer William Orndoff. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)

Matt Armstrong

WINCHESTER — The new developers of the 150-acre property in Frederick County east of the city — known as “Russell 150” — are moving forward with a massive project, which was stalled...



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