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Summer Events in Hampton Roads

Posted on July 13th, 2017 by Dragas Team

People choose homes in communities built by The Dragas Companies for plenty of fantastic reasons. We build homes that embrace that casual beach lifestyle with finesse and flair. Our homes also happen to be located near some of the best beaches, museums and outside adventures in the country. Plan a staycation at Spence Crossing this summer by visiting local attractions, and then relaxing on a new patio. In Virginia Beach, Spence Crossing has four communities just minutes from the beach […]


Virginia Beach Named No. 7 Most Adventurous City by Men’s Health

Posted on July 5th, 2017 by Dragas Team

Just last month, Virginia Beach was ranked as the No. 7 Most Adventurous City by Men’s Health Magazine! Edging out active cities like Seattle and Boston, Virginia Beach is not only known for its beaches (of course), but also for the fun, exciting, and refreshing lifestyle it offers. And right in the middle of this great city is The Dragas Companies’ newest community, Spence Crossing at Princess Anne. This neighborhood is great for active home buyers looking for the convenience […]


4th of July Activities in Hampton Roads

Posted on June 30th, 2017 by Dragas Team

Join other Hampton Roads residents at one or more of these events as our nation celebrates its Independence Day! Socials are taking place all over Virginia Beach and its neighboring cities. There are games to be played, food to be eaten, and quality time with family and friends to be had. Here are some ideas you can partake in on 4th of July weekend: SANDSTOCK – A Tribute to Rock & Roll Enjoy national and regional tribute artists cover songs […]


Final Phases Now Selling at King’s Pointe

Posted on June 28th, 2017 by Dragas Team

Our popular King’s Pointe at Western Branch community in Chesapeake is now selling its final phases. Known among home buyers for its low-maintenance, affordable lifestyle, amazing amenities and convenient location to the interstate, naval bases, shipyards, and The Peninsula, interested buyers now have a limited opportunity to call King’s Pointe home. King’s Pointe offers two and three-bedroom condominiums priced from the mid-$100,000s with summer deliveries still available. For a limited time, buyers can save up to $10,000 off the base […]


The Dragas Companies Receives 2017 Builder of Integrity Award

Posted on June 26th, 2017 by Dragas Team

We are proud to announce that we are a 2017 Builder of Integrity Award recipient! Given by Quality Builders Warranty Corporation, the award acknowledges a commitment to excellence in customer service and quality construction. Dragas has exemplified these values as demonstrated by an exceptionally low warranty complaint ratio, which is made possible by our continued dedication to delivering a quality-built home. “As a recipient of the 2017 Builder of Integrity Award, Dragas is part of a select group of QBW […]


Dragas Helps Send 16 Kids to Camp

Posted on June 22nd, 2017 by Dragas Team

For almost 30 years, ForKids’ mission has been to break the cycle of family homelessness in Hampton Roads by offering a variety of programs to help transition families into stable housing while also providing services such as tutoring, job coaching and crisis intervention, touching over 37,000 lives annually. Each year, The Dragas Companies is a proud supporter of the work ForKids does to better our community, so when we were asked to assist in sending 16 children to summer camp, […]


Adding on to the Bristol Floor Plan

Posted on June 7th, 2017 by Dragas Team

Conveniently accessible, quietly rewarding and centrally-located, Mallory at Spence Crossing features low-maintenance townhome living with two-car garages, decks and now an additional space in the Bristol plan! Based on consumer demand, buyers may now add a private flex space to this incredible plan. The Bristol is a two bedroom and two-and-a-half bath design that is perfect for a variety of new home buyers in Virginia Beach. Inside of these townhomes, everyday living can easily be enjoyed in this open floor […]


The Apartments at Spence Crossing Receives Planning Commission Award

Posted on May 17th, 2017 by Dragas Team

The Dragas Companies is pleased to announce that its Apartments at Spence Crossing community received a prestigious Merit Award from the Virginia Beach Planning Commission during its annual Design Awards Ceremony. The Merit Award for Residential Development is given to a project that enhances the quality of life for residents by incorporating safe, innovative design that integrates planning elements, such as connectivity, visual and functional open space, pedestrian networks and landscaped streetscapes. Begun in 1991, the Planning Commission Design Awards […]


Spence Crossing offers something for every homebuyer

Posted on May 8th, 2017 by Dragas Team

Virginia Beach has a reputation for making people of any age group feel at home in this friendly city. Millennials flock to the area for the abundance of educational, recreational and job opportunities, families are drawn here because its safety, convenience and reputation for great schools and retirees find comfort in the desirable weather. Spence Crossing at Princess Anne, located in one of the most active and thriving areas in all of Hampton Roads, keeps residents close to markets, malls, […]


Maximizing Every Space in Your Home

Posted on May 4th, 2017 by Dragas Team

Living in a single-family home or townhome offers homeowners a secure, low-maintenance lifestyle with a sense of community, at just the right size.  Our new homes at Dragas are designed for every stage in a family’s life, with optimal storage space in mind so that you will never feel crowded. When it comes to interior design, the possibilities are endless. Regardless of how small or large your home is, we all want to maximize our space to make our homes […]