Bob Nixon owns less than an acre of land at Anderson and North Davidson streets in the NoDa neighborhood.
He’d like to redevelop it — into what he doesn’t know yet — but he said the blighted masses that are the Johnston and Mecklenburg mills, roughly three blocks from his land, have made him reluctant to do anything with his property.
When David Walters looks at Charlotte’s growth, he sees haphazardness everywhere. A resident of Charlotte since 1990, the professor of architecture at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte said he has watched the city take shape with little rhyme or reason, veering off in multiple directions with no clear guiding principles. As a result, [...]
In Mecklenburg County, developers and builders feel like a row of dominoes is about to come crashing down on them. They say the cumulative effect of new ordinances is going to put a serious hurting on commercial and residential development — and the county’s efforts to rebound from the recession. The new ordinances — most [...]