Jason Thomas
| @jasonthomasclt |
Development expert since 2015.

What’s taking The Liberty space in South End?

A new concept named The Manchester will take over the space formerly occupied by The Liberty in South End. The folks behind Essex Bar & Bistro and The...

Details emerge on N.C. Red, Bruce Moffett’s highly anticipated restaurant opening in the old Penguin Drive-In

Bruce Moffett — the guy behind Good Food, Barrington’s and Stagioni — will open his fourth restaurant named N.C. Red in Plaza Midwood. The restaurant...

Major redevelopment planned for The Colony in SouthPark

The Colony — the apartments bounded by Colony, Sharon, Roxborough and Southwick Roads — is becoming a relic in a rapidly developing SouthPark...

The Dunavant, a new $25 steak & bottomless fries concept, coming to South End

A new restaurant and bar named The Dunavant is coming to 2322 Dunavant Street. It’s located near King of Pops and the intersection of Hawkins and...

New 5-star hotel coming to Uptown — View renderings of Charlotte’s JW Marriott

JW Marriott is one of Marriott’s premiere flags. It’s right up there with the Ritz and St. Regis, and now Charlotte is getting one its own....

Portman Holdings buys Shook Kelley building next to Sycamore for $12.7M

Portman Holdings recently purchased the Shook Kelley building, a 2.2-acre site next to Sycamore Brewing in South End, for $12.7 million. Portman doesn’t have...

Renovations planned for BB&T Center and Overstreet Mall

Uptown has seen a major wave up renovations to its older office buildings recently, and BB&T Center is next on deck. Bank of America Plaza, 400 S. Tryon,...

Massive 8-story mixed-use development coming to the corner of S. Tryon and West Boulevard

Common Square, an 8-story mixed-use development from Beacon Partners, is coming to the corner of S. Tryon Street and West Boulevard. The site is bounded by...

Pedestrian crossing on the light rail will finally create access from Publix to Sycamore Brewing

One of the biggest issues the Rail Trail faces today is the gap between New Bern Station and East/West Station. It’s an area exploding with apartments,...

See renderings of Protagonist Clubhouse, the new nano-brewery coming to NoDa

Protagonist Clubhouse will open its doors in early 2019 at the intersection of 35th and Davidson in the heart of NoDa. The nano-brewery and taproom will occupy...

Everything we know so far about Optimist Hall’s food and drink tenants

Optimist Hall, formerly known as Tompkins Hall, is a transformative mixed-use development just outside Uptown in the Optimist Park neighborhood. The $60...

New restaurant and bar named Queen City Pour House planned for South End

A new restaurant and bar concept named Queen City Pour House is coming to South End on the corner of Tremont and Hawkins. QC Pour House is currently in the...