A real estate development company is planning a high-rise residential tower in South End, according to rezoning documents recently filed with the city of Charlotte.
Florida-based Ram Realty Advisors is planning to build a tower at the corner of Doggett and Hawkins streets, near the Design Center of the Carolinas. The vacant lot is small, about 1/3rd of an acre. It’s next to a recently opened parking deck and across from the new Helix townhouses.
The rezoning plans show that the building would be up to 165 feet tall, or roughly 15 stories, including a taller base level that would include 9,000 square feet of shops and restaurants. The new garage next door would provide parking.
The building would contain up to 72 residences.
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Rachell Russell, a former Grubb Properties executive who now works for Ram Realty, didn’t return a message seeking more information.
The site is owned by Asana Partners, which bought the Design Center for $42.7 million last year.
Charlotte City Council will hold hearings and vote on the proposed high-rise in the coming months. The building would be the first new residential tower built outside of uptown Charlotte since the 23-story Arlington (better known as the “pink building”) condominiums opened in 2003.