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Lake Norman Realty expands with merger

July 2. Hecht Realty has merged with Lake Norman Realty, effective July 1, according to Abigail Jennings, president of Lake Norman Realty. She said the deal doubles Lake Norman Realty’s commitment to the west side of the Lake Norman market. Hecht Realty’s office space in Denver will become a dedicated property management and rentals office. […]


It’s official: Local tax rate stays the same

June 23. By Dave Vieser. Cornelius taxpayers won’t see a property tax increase this coming year with the adoption this week of a $26.1 million municipal budget, and a “frozen tax rate budget” county-wide. The town tax rate will remain at .222 per $100 of assessed valuation, which will mean a $666 levy for a […]

Cameryn Elise is the name of the proposed apartment project on West Catawba

Critical vote tonight on 252 apartments for W. Catawba

June 21. By Dave Yochum. Developer Jake Palillo‘s plan for 252 apartments on West Catawba comes up for a Town Board vote tonight. How the vote will go is anyone’s guess, but members of the business community are starting to speak out in favor of the project that would be just to the east of […]

$3,500,000 | 18810 Halyard Pointe Ln., Cornelius

Home sales

These recent property transactions  in Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville were recorded by the Mecklenburg County Register of Deeds. Cornelius 4/19/21 $940,000 Steven Paynter to Michel & Kathleen Murray, 20511 Bethelwood Ln. 4/22/21 $240,000 Michael Kenney & Donna Bost to Nettie & Ancil Sayers Jr., 18741 Nautical Dr. Unit 106 4/22/21 $1,575,000 Daniel Bree to Richard […]


Opinion: HOAs should make short-term rental decisions

June 11. OPINION. By Lore Postman Schneider. Of every 10 Cornelius properties, nine are in a neighborhood governed by a homeowners association (HOA). So when it comes to a person’s property rights, I believe it’s the individual HOAs—not the town—that should drive certain decisions. Front of mind right now are discussions heating up about whether—and […]

Rendering of Mayes Meadow. (Bayard Development)

Mayes Meadow: A decision could come May 17

May 4. By Dave Vieser. The last time the Cornelius Town Board conducted a public hearing on the Mayes Meadow project, which consists of 160 homes to be built on vacant farmland, it was followed by negative comments as well as a recommendation for denial by the Planning Board. Last night the project was up […]

caroline rendering

Cornelius, meet Caroline. Caroline, meet Cornelius. Hearing is Monday

April 16. By Dave Vieser. The first public hearing on Caroline, a 17-acre mixed-use project proposed near Antiquity, is scheduled for Monday evening. Proffit Dixon, a Charlotte based developer, hopes to build on vacant property next to Greenway Gartens, the mixed-use project planned by Olde Mecklenburg Brewery at the northern end of Zion Avenue near […]

OMB rendering: Brewery, beer garden and residences

OMB hearing delayed

April 15. By Dave Vieser. A public hearing before the Cornelius Planning Board concerning a major mixed-use project on the north end of Zion Avenue known as Greenway Gartens has been delayed to May 10 at the earliest according to town officials. “The applicant requested that we move the project from the April 12 meeting […]

Michigan-based mortgage lender will open office Cornelius

March 24. Ross Mortgage Corp. will open a full-service mortgage loan operation with three employees at 9606 Bailey Road. Michael Fischer will serve as branch manager. Local loan officers include Arielle Best and Rosalie Petrone, as well loan officer assistant Nathan Ramsay. Ross, headquartered in Troy, Mich., operates in Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Florida, Georgia, […]


Forum provides many perspectives on work force housing crisis

Graphic: National Apartment Association March 11. Affordable housing, also known as workforce housing, is the subject of an online forum on March 30 called “Our Housing Future: Needs, Goals & Solutions.” It’s sponsored by the Davidson College Deliberative Citizenship Initiative and Center for Civic Engagement, and the North Mecklenburg Economic Mobility Collaborative (NEMC). Property values […]