Site work to begin soon on Riverbend Village site

A rendering of Riverbend Village.
A rendering of Riverbend Village.

Grading and other site work should begin next month near Interstate 485 and N.C. 16 for Riverbend Village, a major new mixed-use project in northwest Charlotte.

Simpson Commercial Real Estate and Landmark Development are behind the 115-acre project, which MPV Properties is marketing for lease.The project will include:

The developers are targeting 2017 for completion of the first phase.

The area hasn’t developed nearly as rapidly as the southwest and southeast Charlotte parts of I-485. The Riverbend site is next to a Walmart, a Harris Teeter and a residential neighborhood, about a mile from Mountain Island Lake.

Ely Portillo: 704-358-5041, @ESPortillo