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...

Get ready for Lake Norman’s first lakefront hotel, an 82-room luxury waterfront resort with a spa and private beach

An 82-room, 5-star luxury waterfront resort will soon rise along the Lake Norman shoreline in Mooresville. It will be the first lakefront hotel for the...

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...

Go inside: Link & Pin plans October opening in South End — will have tableside cocktails and mimosa trays

Link & Pin, a new concept from Rob Duckworth, plans to open in October near Eight & Sand in South End. “I’d describe Link & Pin as...

Full list of all 17 new tenants opening soon in Atherton — including Barry’s Bootcamp, Bonobos, Lululemon and Sephora

Atherton, a cool mixed-use development in the heart of South End, is wrapping up construction. New tenants will start opening as early as mid-October. When...

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...