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Rendering of Atrium Hospital in Cornelius

Atrium hospital plan comes before Town Board on Monday

March 3. By Dave Vieser. A final decision on the rezoning needed for the new 38 bed Atrium Hospital in Cornelius is on the Town Board agenda this coming Monday. All indications point to approval. The plan The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority, doing business as Atrium Health, plans to build a 38-bed hospital containing 282,000 square […]

Public meeting Thursday for Growth Management Task Force recommendations

Jan. 17. By Dave Vieser. A meeting to explain the Land Use Plan recommendations made by the town’s Growth Management Task Force (GMTF) will be held Thursday Jan. 19 from 5 to 7 pm in Town Hall. The GTMF was formed after the new Town Board took office in 2021, and comes as a result […]

Crystal Lagoons

Developer plans ‘Crystal Lagoon’ in Huntersville

Oct. 21. By Dave Yochum. Developer Jake Palillo has a total of 270 acres of farmland on Hwy. 73 in Huntersville under contract with tentative plans to build a new-wave resort called Crystal Lagoons. “This is the newest type of development in the country today,” said Palillo, the developer behind Bailey’s Glen in Cornelius and […]

New building at Jetton and Bethel Church gains OK from Town Board

Sept. 7.  By Dave Vieser. The Cornelius Town Board unanimously approved the rezoning needed for a four-story mixed-use building that will be built on a vacant lot near the corner of Jetton Road Extension and Bethel Church Road. Details Developer Justin Ckezepis (Skadoosh Properties) of Cornelius plans to erect a mixed-use building comprised of retail, […]

Skadoosh Properties mixed-use on Bethel

Planning Board OKs 4-story building at Jetton Extension and Bethel

Aug. 9. By Dave Vieser. The Cornelius Planning Board has approved a four-story, mixed-use building for the corner of Jetton Road Extension and Bethel Church Road. Originally planned for five stories, the project was scaled back after concerns were voiced by town officials and residents. It now goes to the Town Board for a public […]

Zoning around proposed hospital on Hwy. 21

New hospital coming in 2024 will operate on former farm

July 19. By Dave Vieser. A $150 million hospital is coming to Cornelius in 2024. When completed, the first phase of the new Atrium hospital will contain 38 beds. Officials from the The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority outlined their proposal for Atrium’s hospital in Cornelius at the Town Board’s July 18 meeting. The property is the […]

Rendering of Atrium Hospital in Cornelius

Atrium will unveil plans for new hospital at tonight’s Town Board meeting

July 18. By Dave Vieser. Renderings of the new Atrium Cornelius Hospital will be unveiled during a special presentation tonight at the Town Board meeting. Atrium has already received a Certificate of Need for a 160,000 square-foot hospital with 30 beds on 97 acres—the former Augustalee property—on the west side of Statesville Road (Hwy. 21) […]

Tom Clark building proposal. Courtesy Town of Davidson

The late Tom Clark would be remembered with proposed redevelopment project in Davidson

June 13. By Dave Yochum. A proposal from the Thomas F. Clark Trust would preserve and expand upon historic buildings at 121-129 N. Main St. in Davidson. Prominent architect Chuck Travis, the former mayor of Cornelius and designer of some of the buildings in Birkdale Village, is the late Clark’s long-time architectural consultant. Clark, who […]

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Planning Board, Town Board OK revisions to Alexander Farm plan

May 17. By Dave Yochum. A request by Alexander Farms to increase a previously approved rezoning plan for 130 independent senior living units to 143 was unanimously approved by the Cornelius Town Board at last night’s meeting. Earlier in the day, the Planning Board had also approved the plan which includes relocating and preserving the […]

Sharecropper/tenant house / Photo by Jason Benavides

Town Board will take up Alexander Farm—and the tenant house—one more time

May 16. By Dave Yochum. Preserve Mecklenburg and the developer of Alexander Farms will go before the Cornelius Town Board tonight seeking approval for a preservation plan for the J. Wilson Alexander Farm Tenant House. The developer, Win Development, is also asking to increase the number of independent senior living units that will be built […]