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Highest and best use: Burned to the ground on purpose

April 7. The chimney is about all that’s left of a ranch home on West Catawba Avenue across from the Westmoreland neighborhood. It was a controlled fire set by Cornelius Lemley Volunteer Fire Dept. for training purposes. The home is in the middle of an exceptional nine-acre parcel assembled by Group Three Holdings in Greenwich […]

Warehouse with offices coming to Bailey Road

March 21. By Dave Vieser. The Cornelius Planning Board, acting as the town’s Board of Adjustment, unanimously granted a special use permit to Oak Engineering, on behalf of NCC Bailey Road. The Charlotte firm sought the permit for vacant property at 10847/10855 Bailey Road to decrease the required parking for two future speculative industrial buildings. […]

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Main St. Vet puts Habitat office in Cornelius under contract

Feb. 15. By Dave Yochum. The Habitat for Humanity office at 20310 North Main St. is already under contract. Main Street Veterinary Hospital, located on the property next door, will purchase the Habitat office site for an undisclosed amount and build a 6,000-square-foot facility in the next year, said Dr. Lori Hoe, owner of Main […]

Habitat office property on N. Main

Prime commercial real estate on N. Main will come on the market

Feb. 7. By Dave Vieser. The long-time Habitat for Humanity office at 20310 North Main Street—originally a church—will be listed for sale, the non-profit confirmed. There are already offers on the property which is just outside of the red-hot downtown Cornelius real estate market. County records show the building and adjoining property carry a total […]

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Spa treatment may be coming to Hickory Street downtown

Feb. 3. Dave Vieser. Charlotte-based Godspeed developers is planning a two-story building on vacant land at 21405 Hickory St. adjacent to downtown Cornelius. The structure will house a spa on the first floor and an apartment on the second level. . The project will not require rezoning, according to senior town planner Aaron Tucker. “It […]

Sharecropper house on Alexander Farm

Leading historian is hopeful sharecropper house will be saved

Jan. 12. By Dave Yochum. It’s looking like a historically significant sharecropper house on the Alexander Farm development site will be moved in time for construction to begin on the multimillion-dollar mixed-use project on 55 acres at Westmoreland and West Catawba. Historian Dan Morrill, Preserve Mecklenburg’s consultant, says the group may have the wherewithal to […]

Alexander Farm at Westmoreland, Catawba

Alexander Farm bulldozing coming soon

Jan. 5. By Dave Vieser. The developers of the $110 million mixed-use project at Westmoreland and West Catawba say they could begin clearing the 55-acre farm late next month or early March, depending on contractor availability. The Alexander Farm was the last working farm on the west side of I-77 in Cornelius. There are no […]

Front elevation of Kiddie Academy

Developer plans Kiddie Academy in Kenton Place

Dec. 29. By Dave Vieser. It looks like Kenton Place may get another daycare center. Plans for a new 10,000 square foot building on Kenton Drive will be the subject of a community meeting Tuesday Jan. 11. The applicant, WGS Holdings I of Charlotte, is expected to outline details and answer any questions from those […]

Sharecropper house on Alexander Farm

Deadline to save Cornelius tenant farmhouse is Feb. 1

Dec. 22. By Dave Vieser. Preserve Mecklenburg, which hopes to save the tenant house at the old Alexander Farm at West Catawba and Westmoreland, would move the historic structure to a site near the Cedar Grove mansion on Gilead Road in Huntersville. The deadline is apparently Feb. 1. “There were many sharecroppers at Cedar Grove,” […]

Heritage Plaza

N. Main landmark being rehabbed; tenants expected to include butcher shop, restaurant

Dec. 7. By Dave Vieser. [Updated] Major changes are coming to the Heritage Plaza Center on North Main Street just south of the Davidson boundary. The exterior of the building is being totally renovated to include painting of the brick, black trim work and natural wood accents for an “updated, modern aesthetic.” There will be […]