Murdoch's Irish Creek

The North Carolina Research Campus isn't the only big project changing perceptions of Kannapolis as a mill town. Billionaire David Murdock's development company has started a 650-acre community of homes selling for up to $1.5 million on Kannapolis Lake. The 580-home project, named Irish Creek, incorporates the redeveloped Kannapolis Country Club golf course. Doug Smith shows you how it's coming together in this week's Next Big Thing column.

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