On Feb. 28, James Madison University finalized the purchase of 201 Port Republic Road in Harrisonburg, according to Rockingham County real estate records.

The institution purchased the one and a half story home and 0.24 acres from Anthony Harpine for $245,000.

The home is zoned for single-family residential use, according to the Harrisonburg zoning map, and lies at the intersection of Port Republic Road and Crawford Avenue, across from JMU’s campus.

A use for the building and land has yet to be decided, according to university spokesperson Caitlyn Read.

“We're looking at options and don't yet have a definitive plan for that property,” Read said in a Tuesday email.

-- Staff Reports

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