Jason Thomas
Development expert since 2015.

LA-based Silverlake Ramen opening near the upcoming Snooze in South End

Silverlake Ramen, an LA-based authentic ramen restaurant, will open February 2020 in South End across from Atherton on South Boulevard. “Our mission is...

New sports-focused gastropub named The Degenerate set to open in Villa Heights in 2020

The Degenerate, an elevated sports-focused gastropub, is opening at 2100 North Davidson in 2020. Owners Greg Guillorn and John Wentworth want The Degenerate to...

37-story tower could become Uptown’s first condo project since the recession

Carolina Development Group is planning a 37-story residential tower for Uptown that will feature up to 350 units and 5,000 square feet of commercial space. It...

Uptown bus center may transform into new mixed-use development — could include office tower, hotel and retail

The City has selected a developer to discuss the potential for a massive Charlotte Transit Center redevelopment project in the heart of Uptown. “Our current...

New Orleans-inspired brunch concept named Ruby Sunshine opening in South End across from Seoul Food

Ruby Sunshine, a NOLA-inspired all-day breakfast joint, will be joining Lost & Found, a yet-to-be-named South End social house and Michael Shortino’s...

Sycamore Brewing launching new coffee brand — includes canned and kegged cold brew

Sycamore Brewing, the ultra popular spot in South End, has a new concept brewing – coffee. Beach Shack Coffee will debut this fall. The coffee is infused in...

New 350-unit apartment coming to LoSo, just down the street from OMB and Queen Park Social

The LoSo area is blowing up right now — with townhomes, office space, breweries/bars and restaurants — and a brand new 350-unit apartment project is in the...

Van Landingham Estate in Plaza Midwood will be restored — expect additional retail and office space

Plans for the Van Landingham Estate in Plaza Midwood have been confirmed: the home will be completely renovated, and two buildings will be brought into the mix...

View renderings: 22 unique townhomes coming to Plaza Midwood — expect late 2020 completion

A new 22-unit townhouse community called Nandina Towns is being built at the corner of Central Avenue and Nandina Street in Plaza Midwood — expect it to be...

View renderings: Plans take shape for former Jackalope Jack’s land in Elizabeth

Crescent Communities, the development company behind huge projects like Whole Foods Uptown and Ally Charlotte Center, has created plans for the 1.7 acres that...

View Renderings: Lowe’s chooses South End for new tech hub, moving into stunning 23-story tower

Lowe’s is opening a huge global technology center in a new 23-story building in South End called the Design Center Tower. Lowe’s is investing $153...

Developer plans to transform Brewers at 4001 Yancey parking lot into office, retail and potential hotel

White Point Partners is continuing to transform the Brewers at 4001 Yancey area. Plans call for the existing parking lot of Brewers/Bowers Fiber building to be...