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Town Board OKs new Genesis dealership

April 2. By Dave Vieser. The Cornelius Town Board unanimously approved a rezoning request which will permit the construction of a 25,000 square foot Genesis dealership on three acres on Statesville Road/Hwy. 21. The property is currently a paved area, immediately north of the Modern Nissan dealership. On March 11, the Planning Board recommended approval […]

Auto dealer on Town Board agenda tonight

April 1. By Dave Vieser. The Cornelius Town Board is expected to approve a request to amend the zoning on a three acre site at 18605 Statesville Road permitting the construction a 25,000 square foot Genesis auto sales and service dealership. The property is currently a paved vehicle sales parking area, part of the adjacent […]

Jake Palillo inside what will be the Symphony Park bar and lounge

$100 million senior living complex opens next month

March 14. By Dave Yochum. When the Symphony Park opens in April, the luxury senior living resort complex will have 100 employees and a $300,000 monthly payroll. Not to mention a concierge who was a footman for Princess Diana. As well as groundskeepers, chefs, dishwashers, drivers and a water fitness instructor. Like a luxury hotel […]


Downtown will change dramatically with new development

NEWSMAKERS BREAKFAST | Story by Erica Batten, Photos by Jason Benavides March 13. In a room full of business leaders, it’s understood that any development project has constraints: time, cost, quality, and scope—even when the project is a partnership of public and private, even when the “project” is a town. So when two developers and […]

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The Serve pickleball complex goes before Architectural Review Board Friday

Feb. 21. Members of the Cornelius Town Board got their first look this week at a proposal by DB Entertainment to build 16 new pickleball courts along with a restaurant on Chartown Drive. They liked what they saw, and with no opposition, the proposal moves on to the town’s Architecture Review Board on Friday this […]

Registix proposed headquarters on Chartown

No plans for Lake Pines-Chartown connection

Feb. 20. By Dave Yochum. It looks like there are no plans to extend Lake Pines Drive to Chartown Drive where there are a number of new businesses and more on the way. Lake Pines tracks north off Westmoreland just west of I-77 toward the southern tip of Chartown which runs parallel to I-77 from […]


Pickleball plan comes before Town Board at their meeting tonight

Feb. 19. By Dave Vieser. At this evening’s Town Board meeting, Cornelius commissioners will get their first detailed look at a proposal by DB Entertainment to build 16 new pickleball courts on Chartown Drive. “What DB is specifically looking to do is amend the zoning on approximately 6.39 acres of vacant property located at 20220 […]

Rendering of Royal Bliss project just off West Catawba

Planning Board OKs Royal Bliss Brewery with conditions

Feb. 13. By Dave Vieser. The Cornelius Planning Board unanimously recommended approval for a rezoning which would permit the construction and operation of Royal Bliss Brewery on three acres at 19149 W. Catawba. The facility, which will be a combination restaurant and beer garden, could be completed by late 2025 if it is approved by […]

Planning Board to review Royal Bliss project

Feb. 12. The Cornelius Planning Board will consider the Royal Bliss Brewery Project at tonight’s meeting. If they recommend approval, the proposal will then be sent back to the Town Board for a final public hearing. Plans call for construction of a 11,800 square foot building on a vacant 2.98 acre plot owned by Griffin […]

Mills Market will be another transformational project downtown

Downtown Re-development topic of Newsmakers Breakfast Feb. 15

Jan. 29. The next transformation of downtown Cornelius will be the subject of the Feb. 15 Newsmakers Breakfast at The Peninsula Club hosted by Cornelius Today and Business Today. Background Downtown changed dramatically a quarter century ago with the addition of Town Hall, the Police Station and the live-work units to the south of Food […]