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A tale of two projects (access required)

Two developers recently started apartment projects across Charlotte, illustrating what a difference location makes in multifamily development. Photo by Payton Guion

CHARLOTTE – It was the best of times; it was the best of times. In the midst of a period of prosperity, the Charlotte apartment market is nowhere near the worst of times, with an ever-increasing supply of units coming ...

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Epcon adds to its 55-and-older developments (access required)

Epcon Communities’ developments for adults 55 and older feature homes that wrap three-quarters of the way around patios. Photo courtesy Epcon Communities

Epcon Communities this week reinforced its march into the region’s single-family market with the Huntersville Board of Commissioners’ approval of one of its communities of patio-style, detached condominium homes for adults 55 and older. On Jan. 6, after weeks of ...

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Crescent Communities begins construction on $55 million Dilworth apartments (access required)

Construction started this week on Crescent Dilworth, a 296-unit apartment community. Photo by Payton Gui

DILWORTH – Crescent Communities, the Charlotte-based commercial developer, has started construction on the 296-unit Crescent Dilworth apartment project. Permits were issued for the project earlier this month, but construction started just this week on the $55 million apartment community, according ...

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ACTION ITEMS: Matthew’s town board extends public hearing on unified development ordinance (access required)

The Matthews town board held a public hearing on Monday night seeking comments on a proposed streamlining of the city’s codes into a “unified development ordinance,” combining zoning, subdivision regulations, flood prevention and housing under one umbrella.

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Historic designation would be grist for Hawthorne Mill (access required)

Louise Cotton Mill, now known around town as Hawthorne Mill, is one of several old textile factories that serve as a historic reminder of what became known as Charlotte’s first true industry in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. But the redevelopment of Hawthorne Mill differs from new multifamily development in that developers can’t just come in and put up projects as they wish. There are strict guidelines governing historic properties that don’t apply to new projects.

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Commercial Confidential: Legacy Cornelius (access required)

While the apartment construction boom has permeated nearly all areas of Mecklenburg County – some areas more so than others – one area that has felt little of that effect is this northern Mecklenburg town near Lake Norman.But GCI Residential, an entity of suburban-Cleveland-based Goldberg Companies, has been permitted by Mecklenburg County to start on the second phase of its Legacy Cornelius apartment project, at Lake Pines Drive off Westmoreland Road.

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