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Cornelius puts the sexy back (access required)

Move over Charlotte, the suburbs are far from boring. Cornelius is one of the sexiest places in America, according to real estate research firm movoto.com. How did Cornelius get ranked the fourth sexiest suburb? Movoto attributes its high ranking for ...

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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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The dollars and sense of density: Huntersville petitioners make the financial case for conservation subdivisions (access required)

Bonterra Builders’ Telfair development is a conservation-style subdivision with small,
clustered lots preserving natural areas around the lots. Courtesy of Bonterra Builders

HUNTERSVILLE – Single-family residential density vs. the price of land and its development. That’s the crux of one of the hottest residential real estate development debates in many of the municipalities just outside Charlotte, and it received one of its ...

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Renovation Report: Magnolia Plaza (access required)

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When Magnolia Plaza was built in the late 1980s and early 1990s, it had the character to match the sleepy lake town it served. By 2012, the population had increased more than five times to 26,243, Census figures show. The shopping center also needed to offer more than what it had if it wanted to appeal to the new Cornelius.

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‘Chic-urbanism’ apartments going up in Cornelius (access required)

More than one year, two developers and a rezoning battle later, construction is finally underway on new Class A apartments in the Kenton Place mixed-use development on West Catawba Avenue. Kenton Place Partners LLC of Charleston, S.C., last Tuesday pulled nearly $3.5 million in Mecklenburg County building permits to start construction on a three-building, 210-unit complex, which is expected to build out at a cost of more than $25 million, according to Lance Youngquist, one of three partners behind the project.

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