Feb 4, 2016

Publix moving into Virginia

Publix Super Markets Inc. said it is crossing another state line, entering Virginia with signed leases for two stores. The Bristol store, 54,000 square feet, will be located at the […]

Sep 4, 2015

CORRECTED: Super market: Demand rises for neighborhood grocery-anchored retail

Editor’s Note: Karnes Report Charlotte Retail contained an error regarding space at the Rock Hill Galleria being leased by Sears. That information has been removed from this story. Demand for […]

May 15, 2015

Residents weigh in on proposed Marvin development; Planning Board member resigns

About a dozen people attended a second public information meeting on a proposal for what would be the village of Marvin’s first commercial development, on the southeast corner of Providence […]

Mar 31, 2015

Publix plans to open two markets in 2016

Publix Super Markets Inc. has announced two new store locations in the Charlotte region, and both are expected to open in 2016. One of the stores will be built on […]

Jan 22, 2015

City Council approves apartments, retail project

CHARLOTTE – The City Council unanimously approved the construction of two apartment complexes Tuesday night, and gave a nod to a retail project planned for Randolph Road. Charlotte-based Terwilliger Pappas […]

Dec 10, 2014

Marvin in talks for first commercial development; Publix proposed

MARVIN – Village officials are in preliminary talks with Regency Centers that could result in the village’s first commercial development – which, if it goes forward, likely would include a […]

Mar 31, 2014

Renovation Report: From Bi-Lo to Publix

MATTHEWS – Publix, like many companies, prides itself on offering consistency to customers across hundreds of stores in multiple states. That’s easy to do when Publix is building stores from […]

Jan 17, 2014

A steep ascent: Residential permits climbing back from recessionary low

Like nails out of its own coffin, the Charlotte region’s residential construction industry pulled nearly 9,500 building permits in 2013, rising from the ashes like a phoenix with a tool […]

Oct 21, 2013

Renovation Report: Magnolia Plaza

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.

Sep 19, 2013

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

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.

Sep 13, 2013

Publix to buy seven area Bi-Lo stores

Publix's venture into the Queen City grocery market has shifted into a downright assault, as the company announced Friday that it will buy seven area Bi-Lo grocery stores.

Sep 12, 2013

South End by southwest

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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