Andrew Dunn
Senior News Contributor at Charlotte Agenda

Hall Family Farm sold for $21 million, property to become Novant hospital

For decades, Hall Family Farm has drawn families from all over Charlotte for pick-your-own strawberries, corn mazes and hayrides — even as Ballantyne grew on...

Can Charlotte make parking decks more than just wasted space?

Charlotte is a car-dominant city. Automobiles have driven the path of the city’s development, from Ballantyne to Uptown. The bad news for urbanites...

Big step taken toward new light rail mega-line from Matthews to Belmont. Here’s what still needs to happen

Charlotte is now officially on track to build a new light rail line between Matthews, Uptown and the town of Belmont in Gaston County by the year 2030. But...

Hygge’s coworking empire growing with new 20,000-square-foot building that’ll have our city’s largest Not Just Coffee

Hygge has already established its place as Charlotte’s largest independent coworking network. Now the company — whose name is pronounced hoo-ga — is...

North Carolina has ordered a new election in a Charlotte congressional race. Here’s what you need to know

Get ready, Charlotte: We’re headed for a special election. In an exceedingly rare turn of events, the candidate who took the most votes in the 9th...

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...

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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...