Roanoke County welcomes new apartments

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7) If you're looking to move to Roanoke County, you're in luck.

A year after its ground breaking-- the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the county's newest apartment complex--The Retreat.

Community members took a tour of the property earlier Thursday afternoon.

The 252 unit complex is expected to bring more people and money to the county.

"This is the game changer for Roanoke County. This is the game changer for apartment living in Roanoke County. So anybody who wants to be in this business has a lot of catching up to do," Roanoke County Board of Supervisors Chairman, Joe McNamera.

Phase one of the complex is now complete and phase two is currently under construction.