CORNELIUS — A car dealership on Monday night received more time to alter the design of a planned major expansion along Interstate 77, as members of the town Board of Commissioners still apparently are unsatisfied with the looks of the proposed project. The plan, filed with the town by Lake Norman Hyundai, requires a rezoning [...]
Publix is considering a site in Cornelius and one in Huntersville, with plans to open stores there, officials with the north Mecklenburg County towns told The Mecklenburg Times. If that's true, those stores would be in addition to two that the Lakeland, Fla.-based grocery chain has already announced for Charlotte.
Pender Pointe makes five. Cornelius-based McLeod Corp. has called off plans for the Pender Pointe subdivision, according to the Cornelius planning department, in what appears to be the makings of a trend in a town that says it is struggling with being overdeveloped.
CORNELIUS — Construction has begun on a $2.4 million, 10,000-square foot expansion and facelift of the Harris Teeter store on North Cove Road in Cornelius. Harris Teeter No. 179 , in the Jetton Village shopping center, will be renovated in phases, with work expected to be finished by summer, Catherine Becker, spokeswoman for the Matthews-based grocery chain, [...]
“They ought to change the law that says common sense is not allowed in the town of Cornelius,” developer Jake Palillo said Tuesday.
The town of Cornelius planning department is a busy busy place these days, with four new proposed construction projects -- a bank building, a major expansion of an existing car dealership and two new housing developments -- on the books seeking town approval, according to town records.
CORNELIUS — Anyone looking forward to Thursday’s public hearing on one of the first new subdivisions proposed for Jetton Peninsula in years can forget about it. The developer has pulled out. Jetton, the largest of Cornelius’s many Lake Norman peninsulas, is home to The Peninsula, one of the biggest — and swankiest — housing developments [...]
"Retail is in the tank right now in Cornelius," said the developer, Gary Cangelosi. "It’s overbuilt in retail. Just look at the storefronts. Just look at what happened to the four grocery stores that used to be there."
“Cornelius has so much it has to offer now with all the retail and restaurants in the area, the excellent schools, let alone the natural attraction of the lake and its two parks, Jetton Park on Lake Norman and Ramsey Creek Park," said Classica Homes owner Bill Saint.
CORNELIUS — A $10 million residential subdivision that would be the first of its kind in the Cornelius area could be under construction as soon as January. But first, the developer has to jump through the town’s planning and rezoning hoops. Bailey Forest, a neighborhood proposed by Cornelius-based developer Bluestream Partners, is seeking to subdivide 63 [...]