Andrew Dunn
Senior News Contributor at Charlotte Agenda

As Plaza Midwood construction hits a major setback, what’s next for the $187 million Charlotte streetcar?

Nearly a decade ago, Charlotte mayor Anthony Foxx touted a streetcar as the key to unlocking development in parts of the city that desperately need it. Today,...

Can the Charlotte area’s best cheap golf course stay alive?

The Birkdale Golf Club opened in 1997 to great fanfare. The Arnold Palmer-designed course was quickly voted the best new golf course in North Carolina, and...

The 6-year tether is up: What’s at stake now for Charlotte and the Carolina Panthers

The NFL season is now over, and the Panthers have long since been eliminated. By the time they kickoff again, Charlotte may have more certainty around where...

Do you know a small business superstar? Nominate them for our Small Businessperson of the Year award

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Charlotte gets sticker shock as new property values go online

Charlotte homeowners have been bracing for big increases in the tax value of their properties. But as the actual figures trickle out this week, a lot of folks...

Opportunity zones are creating opportunity — for Charlotte’s rich

Hundreds of millions of dollars are pouring into poor areas of Charlotte as rich investors look to take advantage of the new tax code. The money is being...

OP-ED: N.C. cities want to be tech hubs — but punish innovative companies

Charlotte and other North Carolina cities desperately want the jobs and prestige that come with landing an investment from tech companies like Amazon and...

After $38 million, Charlotte says promised Cross Charlotte Trail isn’t possible

For half a decade, Charlotte leaders have promised us a massive urban greenway. The Cross Charlotte Trail, as it’s called, would snake through the heart...

Homeowners may see valuation increases of 40% when they check their mailbox this month

Charlotte’s blistering housing market brings with it both good news and bad news. The good: Homes are rapidly appreciating in value, helping homeowners...

15 bold predictions for Charlotte in 2019

‘Tis the season for New Year’s predictions. Here are 15 bold ones for Charlotte in 2019. Taxes rise by 25 percent. Mecklenburg County is finalizing...

Chick-fil-A to tear down and rebuild its Woodlawn location to alleviate the daily traffic nightmare

Chick-fil-A plans to tear down its Park and Woodlawn location and rebuild without indoor seating, according to a rezoning petition. The proposal just passed...

Charlotte apartment sizes are shrinking — but there’s a long way to go

Cramped, urban apartments are a hallmark of big city life. Charlotte’s rental offerings don’t quite yet fit the bill — but they’re getting...