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Queens Road to get luxury apartments - and other shocking development news

The Story

A flutter of development news this week:

(1) Faison Enterprises Inc. plans to build 62 luxury apartments on 1.5 acres at the corner of Queens Road and Dartmouth Place in Myers Park. Land cost $3 million.

  (2) Kendra Scott jewelry is opening its first Charlotte location at SouthPark Mall, near White House|Black Market. The bold, colorful jewelry line is hot among celebs. The 1,700-square-foot store will feature a Color Bar for customers to create their own jewelry.

(3) Matthews is getting a MooYah gourmet burger joint. The Independence and N.C. 51 location is N.C.’s first franchise.

  (4) Olde Mecklenburg Brewery is expanding its state reach with a 5,000-square-foot distribution facility in Greensboro. Beer will be brought to refrigerated storage and then sent out to local bars and restaurants.

 C5’s Take

It’s a good week when burger, beers and Mindy Kaling are all mentioned with Charlotte development news.

Photo: Todd Sumlin / Charlotte Observer