The Cornelius Planning Board passed – again – on Barnhardt. But they said “yes” to beer. Meanwhile, Cornelius Mayor Lynette Rinker said she has not ruled out seeking a seat in the N.C. General Assembly.Read More »
Betting on the northeast I-485 spread: Priester announces second development, this one at Albemarle Road exit
Retail developer Jay Priester is betting again on future development near Interstate 485. Priester on Wednesday announced that his Cambridge Properties Inc. is developing a 17-acre site on vacant, unincorporated land east of the Albemarle Road exit of I-485, just past the Mint Hill town limits, and a half-mile from the future site of a Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center campus expected in 2018.Read More »
Traditional economic theory says people follow jobs. In the Queen City over the last four to five years, however, jobs have either decreased or remained relatively stagnant while the city continues to attract migrants, said Bill Graves, assistant professor of economic geography at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.Read More »
Despite the wettest late spring-early summer in recent memory, the Charlotte-area boomlet in residential construction that started in January continued apace, according to building permit records kept by Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement.Read More »
Residents of Brookline are getting a lot more than they anticipated, after the Charlotte City Council on Monday night approved a rezoning request that will allow a new developer to build up to 324 apartment units in the formerly single-family-only community, which is off Reames and Lakeview roads in the Northlake neighborhood.Read More »
It’s been 22 years since the Morrison Regional Library opened in SouthPark, at the intersection of Colony Road and Morrison Boulevard. Back in 1991, said David Singleton, director of libraries in Mecklenburg County, people used the library very differently than they do today.
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