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Commercial outlook 2015: Population and job growth expected to support apartments, offices, industrial space (access required)

The first of two 10-story office towners being constructed near SouthPark Mall as part of Lincoln Harris' Capitol Towers project. Photo by Eric Dinkins

While the rapid growth of apartments in the Charlotte region has some industry professionals concerned that vacancy rates could rise in the near future, they believe job growth and projected population growth will fill the supply in the long run. ...

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Outlet mall may attract more than shoppers to Steele Creek (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – The words “outlet mall” bring to mind the towns of Mebane and Gaffney, S.C., where the sprawling shopping complexes hunker on busy interstates, enticing travelers to stop in and drop some coin. The Charlotte Premium Outlets, which are ...

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Developers read the signs: Available land, I-485 lure activity to Mint Hill (access required)

Look at the signs on roads with names like Lawyers, Idlewild, Matthews-Mint Hill, Lebanon, Margaret Wallace, wending their way through bucolic, small-town America 15 minutes from the big city, and the signs are pretty clear: Mint Hill is available, baby. A-vail-a-ble.

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South End by southwest (access required)

Call it what you want, but South End, which was largely carved out of an industrial, railroad-crossed section of westernmost Dilworth in the 1990s, when people thought developer Tony Pressley might be a little nutty, is now rapidly spreading far beyond the traditional boundaries of its historic district.

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He’s known as the go-to lawyer for major real estate deals (access required)

Already skeptical of SouthPark Mall, a big, new complex built in the middle of pastureland, residents weren’t happy when they learned that Charlotte developer Johnny Harris planned to build offices and retail shops around it. It was the early 1970s, ...

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