development

Why new-to-town developers are still salivating over Charlotte

Even during a pandemic, out-of-town developers are buying up properties all over Charlotte. Why it matters: National developers see Charlotte as a lucrative...

Renderings: How Charlotte’s skyline is evolving

Even during a pandemic, Charlotte’s skyline is changing. What’s new: Several properties Uptown, such as the Grand Bohemian and the Home2Suites,...

NoDa’s new art house cinema has a name: The Independent Picture House

The new nonprofit art house cinema planned for NoDa has name: The Independent Picture House. The name is an amalgamation of suggestions that the Charlotte Film...

New owners of Midtown shopping center plan a major refresh

Commercial real estate company Northwood Investors plans to overhaul the Metropolitan Shopping Center and give it a fresh look and a more pedestrian-friendly...

Vegas-style casino in Kings Mountain moves forward

This week the Catawba Indian Nation reached a key agreement with the state of North Carolina to proceed with plans for a casino in Kings Mountain, 35 minutes...

Charlotte Pipe’s rezoning could open door for Tepper’s stadium

Even though Charlotte Pipe & Foundry is moving its operations out to Stanly County, the company is planning to rezone its 55-acre site Uptown. The new...

The time Trump almost built Charlotte’s tallest skyscraper

Back in 2007, the 60-story Bank of America Corporate Center was nearly dethroned as Charlotte’s tallest building when the Trump Organization announced...

Five major developments expected to break ground in Charlotte in 2021

Already, cranes crowd the Charlotte skyline despite the ongoing pandemic. Looking ahead, several other highly anticipated developments are expected to break...

Building a park over I-277 lingers on Charlotte’s ‘wouldn’t it be nice’ list

“Capping” I-277, a two-decades-old idea to construct public space atop the freeway, was largely left out of Charlotte’s 2040 Comprehensive...

How an accidentally well-timed convention center overhaul will boost Uptown

Unlike many construction projects around town, the ongoing expansion of the Charlotte Convention Center is on schedule, if not slightly ahead. Once it’s...

The Hawthorne Lane Bridge is finally open

After years of delays, the long-awaited Hawthorne Bridge is now open to all traffic. It opened to pedestrians in August. Why it matters: This marks the end of...

Charlotte developer Grubb pays $17M for Herrin site in NoDa and plans for apartments, retail, and offices

Charlotte developer Grubb Properties has closed on its purchase of the Herrin Ice property on 36th Street in NoDa. Grubb plans to transform the sprawling...