Legacy brings density

Urban density is arriving in Mooresville in a big way.

Legacy Village, a 28-acre mixed-use development, is under way near Lowe's Companies Inc.'s campus off Interstate 77, Exit 33.

Buyers are closing on the first townhomes in the project, but much more is coming: condo flats, shops, restaurants, offices and a hotel.

In this week's Next Big Thing column, Doug Smith tells you how the $115 million project is coming together and what it means to Lowe's and other neighbors.

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