development

Five major developments expected to break ground in Charlotte in 2021

Already, cranes crowd the Charlotte skyline despite the ongoing pandemic. Looking ahead, several other highly anticipated developments are expected to break...

Building a park over I-277 lingers on Charlotte’s ‘wouldn’t it be nice’ list

“Capping” I-277, a two-decades-old idea to construct public space atop the freeway, was largely left out of Charlotte’s 2040 Comprehensive...

How an accidentally well-timed convention center overhaul will boost Uptown

Unlike many construction projects around town, the ongoing expansion of the Charlotte Convention Center is on schedule, if not slightly ahead. Once it’s...

The Hawthorne Lane Bridge is finally open

After years of delays, the long-awaited Hawthorne Bridge is now open to all traffic. It opened to pedestrians in August. Why it matters: This marks the end of...

Charlotte developer Grubb pays $17M for Herrin site in NoDa and plans for apartments, retail, and offices

Charlotte developer Grubb Properties has closed on its purchase of the Herrin Ice property on 36th Street in NoDa. Grubb plans to transform the sprawling...

5 things to know about Charlotte’s growth from the city’s planning director

Taiwo Jaiyeoba became the city’s chief planner in 2018. During the four years leading up to that, Charlotte didn’t have a permanent planning...

Work begins on an old Villa Heights electronics repair shop to make way for offices and restaurants

Renovation work began this week on an aging 21,000-square-foot building in Villa Heights that will eventually be home to offices, retail, and restaurants. The...

Camp North End developers plan offices, parking garage, and apartments onsite

The developers behind Camp North End have filed plans to add more office space, a parking deck, and apartments to the old warehouse site off North Graham. This...

Plans for a massive central park for Charlotte quietly advance

Last year, a group of Charlotte developers, architects, attorneys, and other stakeholders came together with a big idea: To turn the rail yard just outside...

Charlotte skateboarders fight to keep their ‘home’ at Eastland

The former Eastland Mall site has been mostly empty since the mall closed ten years ago. But a group of skateboarders have made the site their home, and they...

The 16-story South End tower that’ll house Sycamore Brewing has a new name: The Line

The team behind the 16-story South End tower under construction that’ll house Sycamore Brewing has unveiled a new name/brand for the mixed-use project:...

Carolina Theatre restoration promises a ‘community living room’ for Uptown, even if it’s delayed

Five years ago, Foundation For The Carolinas announced grand plans to refurbish the old Carolina Theatre and add a luxury hotel to its site on North Tryon. The...