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Construction on 23,000 sq. ft. school begins in October

Sept. 22. Construction o​n​ the 23,000 square foot ​LeafSpring School at 18100 Statesville Road gets under way in October. The ​private enterprise will offer nursery school, preschool, half day preschool, transitional and private kindergarten along with before- and after-school care.

The project​ ​is just north of the Cowboy Restaurant property, ​and ​includes ​two buildings, one​ 13,000 square f​eet and the other 10,000 square f​eet, ​on a 4.1 acre site.

The school is designed to accommodate about 160 children for pre-school and 200 for after-school care. There will be an onsite clinic called the Get Well Place staffed by a licensed nurse.

The previous property owner was represented by David Hodson of Properties of the Carolinas.

LeafSpring was represented by Rose Associates, based in Davidson.

“We are ecstatic to open a school in the wonderful town of Cornelius,” said LeafSpring Schools CEO Vance Spilman.

LeafSpring Schools ​has locations in​ ​Ballantyne and Matthews​, as well as 10​ locations across Virginia, Indiana and Texas.