Home sales in Charlotte fell 9 percent in January from the same time last year, according to a new report from Carolina Multiple Listing Services. That mirrors a national slowdown in the housing market.
Construction is expected to start this summer on the latest development in the area just below South End as the popular neighborhood’s boundaries expand. The mixed-use development will include a hotel, apartments and retail and office space.
A Chicago businesswoman is opening Charlotte’s first plus-sized bridal boutique, called Haute & Co., in South End. It will carry wedding gowns up to size 32 in designer brands including Amaré Couture and Casablanca.
Demolition began in December for the latest facilities at Central Piedmont Community College’s central campus in Elizabeth. The projects, funded by county funds and bonds, will be completed by December 2021.
After operating for only about three years at Park Road Shopping Center, J.Crew Mercantile will be turned into a J.Crew Factory. The change stems from a decision J.Crew made last year to end its Mercantile line.
A neighborhood coffee bar and bottle shop called The Hobbyist will open in a few months at 2100 North Davidson St., an old warehouse that’s been renovated next to Little Sugar Creek Greenway in Villa Heights.
Lower Left Brewing Co. will open this spring at 4528 Nations Crossing Road in Lower South End, a booming part of town that’s seen several new businesses move in recently, such as the Brewers at 4001 Yancey.
The Strawberry Hill development in south Charlotte will soon get four new retail tenants: Alexander Scott, a home interiors store; Deka Lash, an eyelash salon; Mezeh Mediterranean Grill and a spa called Spavia.
Publix has signed a lease for a new store in SouthPark in Charlotte, N.C. The new 68,000 square-foot store will be at the southwest corner of Sharon Road and Colony Road, the Florida-based grocer said Tuesday.
What’s the new Charlotte skyline tower? Lincoln Harris said Deloitte will anchor an office building at the Legacy Union site, under construction at the former Charlotte Observer location on South Tryon Street.