Tag Archives: retail

Blakeney adds four retailers (access required)

The Blakeney shopping center in south Charlotte is adding four retailers to its roster. They are the GNC, a marketer of nutritional supplements; NC Velo, a bicycle shop that carries the Specialized, Guru, Seven and BMC Switzerland brands; Waxhaw Candle ...

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Commercial Confidential: Rock Hill Commerce Center (access required)

Milton Silver is betting his success in York County will continue, this time in Rock Hill. Photo by Payton Guion

Milton Silver used to consider York County outside his wheelhouse. Silver, the owner of Silver Investments Limited, a Charlotte-based commercial real estate firm, said he didn’t think the South Carolina county just to the south of Mecklenburg had much demand for his company’s niche: smaller, multi-tenant office and warehouse buildings.

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Moving merchandise (access required)

Vacant retail space in University City. Photo by Payton Guion

Shopping centers in the University City area are facing a threat from one of their own. DDR is adding more than 100,000 square feet of retail space to Belgate, luring Hobby Lobby, Marshalls, Old Navy, PetSmart and Ulta from neighboring shopping centers. Those defectors will leave thousands of square feet of empty store space in their wake.

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