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Skadoosh Properties mixed-use on Bethel

Skadoosh building comes before Town Board

Aug. 31. By Dave Vieser. The Cornelius Town Board will consider a rezoning for a four-story mixed-use building on Tuesday Sept. 6. If approved, the building would be located near the corner of Jetton Road Extension and Bethel Church Road, just below Dynamic Ballroom and UPS. Details Developer Justin Ckezepis (Skadoosh Properties) of Cornelius wants […]

Michael Green with a sprinkler head on Peninsula Club

Watch out for costly irrigation systems as Spectrum’s big dig continues

March 8. By Dave Vieser. Damage by contractors hired by Spectrum has now spread to lawn sprinkler systems. Michael Green, who lives on Peninsula Club Drive, had several sprinkler heads broken by crews from MAS TEC, a Mooresville company hired to help install some 140 miles of new underground cable. “I understand this can be […]

Catawba Avenue in downtown Cornelius / Photo by Jason Benavides

Downtown detour starts today

Feb. 24. Beginning at 9 am Thursday, Catawba Avenue in downtown Cornelius will be restricted to one lane from 9 am to 4 pm in the vicinity of the Cain Center for the Arts. Eastbound traffic will be redirected to the westbound lane, while westbound traffic will be rerouted behind the live-work units just west […]

Catawba reopens after gas leak downtown

Feb. 17. The trouble with natural gas at the downtown Cornelius construction site repeated itself for the second time in a month outside the Cain Center for the Arts building. Traffic was re-routed briefly from Catawba Avenue around 1 pm due to the leak. Town officials said everything was fixed and Catawba reopened by 1:35 […]


The big dig: Hundreds of miles of cable digging coming

Jan. 31. By Dave Vieser. Charter Communications, owner of Spectrum, will be installing 130 miles of underground cable in Cornelius during 2022. When the installation is complete, Spectrum will be able to serve more than 8,400 homes and small businesses in the town. Town officials are hopeful the expansion will go smoother than their recent […]


Construction ahead: Where road work begins in 2022

Jan. 25. By Dave Vieser. First, the good news: Multiple road improvements are expected to begin in 2022—much of it involving relocating utilities. The bad news: Most of the projects will not be completed by year-end 2022 and the timeline may be extended even further if the NC Dept. of Transportation runs out of  money. […]


Is a moratorium in Cornelius a real possibility?

Nov. 22. By Dave Vieser. People concerned about the number of residential projects approved in Cornelius during the past several years have suggested that the town should impose a building moratorium to put the brakes on new construction. In fact, the four successful challengers who were elected to the Town Board pledged to call a […]


Five-story project planned in downtown Cornelius

April 28. By Dave Vieser. A five-story building has been proposed for the area north and west of the Hickory Street/South Main intersection according to Cornelius town officials. To be known as the Venue at South Main, it will include 70 residential units along with approximately 6,000 square feet dedicated to commercial use. Parking is […]

Pre-K schools coming to Cornelius

Feb. 10. By Dave Vieser. Site preparation and some construction work has begun at two sites in Cornelius which will eventually house Pre-K schools. On Hwy. 21, just north of Bailey Road, Jay D Holdings Cornelius, Inc. is building LeafSpring School, a 13,000 square foot pre-school and 10,000 square foot after-school building. The school is […]


Red dirt alert: 57 townhomes coming to W. Catawba

Dec. 8. By Dave Vieser. Traffic is frequently congested on West Catawba west of Nantz Road and widening is years away. However, that won’t stop Demeter Properties of Cornelius from building 57 new townhomes on the big bend across from Elevation Church. Alert passersby may have already noticed that the 9.5 acres of wooded  property […]