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Developments left undone: Cornelius could be much busier than it is

June 6. By Dave Vieser. If you think Cornelius is busy, it could be quite a bit busier had more than two dozen approved projects broken ground. The projects were expected to generate more traffic—and tax revenue—and the entire issue played a role in the 2021 Town Board election. Four out of five commissioners were […]

Commercial development faces challenges in new era

NEWSMAKERS BREAKFAST | JUNE 22 June 5. Three Lake Norman leaders—a developer, a former Huntersville mayor and a sitting town commissioner in Cornelius—will discuss the state of development amidst the current climate in and around Lake Norman at a Newsmakers Breakfast June 22 at The Peninsula Club. The event features: John Aneralla, former mayor of […]

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Stalled for a while due to permits, work at Alexander Farms will resume

May 10. By Dave Vieser. If you’ve noticed work has come to a halt at Alexander Farms, the $110 million mixed-use development at Westmoreland and West Catawba, it’s not by design. Various permit delays were the cause, Jesse McInerney of WIN Development in an exclusive interview with Business Today and Cornelius Today. “Mobilizing to only […]

36-acre site on the north side of Bailey, just east of Hwy. 115

Cornelius Commerce Center faces tough review

May 8. By Dave Vieser. A commercial center comprised of five flex buildings across from Bailey Park faces a tough review as it continues its journey through the Cornelius approval process. Neighbors have already voiced opposition and just last week, a key member of the Town Board indicated he will not support the request at […]

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Town Board votes 4-1 in favor of rental assist for eligible seniors

April 18. By Dave Vieser. With rising rents impacting senior citizens, the Cornelius Town Board approved a one-time rental assistance program with Commissioner Dave Gilroy casting the lone vote in opposition. The cost to the town will be $50,000, utilizing money from the general fund. Deputy Town Manager Wayne Herron said the Cornelius Community Development […]

Rendering of new Birkdale

Huntersville leaders expected to vote on Birkdale Village tonight

March 20. By TL Bernthal. The vote tonight on plans for office space and a parking deck at Birkdale Village will surely be split, but the final outcome is not apparent. Mayor Melinda Bales may need to cast a tie-breaking vote. On Friday afternoon she announced plans to seek a second term. The vocal public […]

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Town Board will consider growth management recommendations April 3

March 15. By Dave Vieser. Cornelius commissioners will consider recommendations to the town’s Land Use Plan next month. The Growth Management Task Force (GMTF) had previously submitted their suggestions which have been under review for several months. How to manage growth became the leading issue in local elections two years ago, with four out of […]

Rendering of Atrium Hospital in Cornelius

Atrium gets final OK for new hospital in Cornelius

March 7. By Dave Vieser. As expected, the Cornelius Town Board unanimously approved rezoning for the $150 million, 38-bed Atrium Cornelius Hospital at their meeting March 6. Groundbreaking is expected to be in May. Construction will take between up to 18 months. “The addition of a new Atrium Hospital in Cornelius is a great enhancement […]

Pre-revision: What the first iteration of Mill’s Market looked like

Mill’s Market: High expectations for prime downtown real estate

Feb. 22. By Dave Yochum. The proposed Mill’s Market project in downtown Cornelius will be worth on the order of $60 million at build-out—a massive amount worthy of uptown Charlotte—that comes on top of the new $25 million Cain Center for the Arts. Developer Mark Miller says he wants Mill’s Market to raise the bar […]

New Atrium Hospital rendering | Atrium

Road improvements expected with new Cornelius hospital

Feb. 16. By Dave Vieser. The construction of a new Atrium Hospital in Cornelius will not only enhance medical care here but also result in some road improvements—all at Atrium’s expense. Major developers such as Atrium are required by the town to conduct a Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) before the rezoning application can be reviewed […]