A new "time machine" tool from Mecklenburg County allows users to toggle between satellite imagery from different years for Charlotte, starting in 1978 and going up to 2018. The images show how drastically the city has grown.
Charlotte City Council is evaluating plans to redevelop Eastland Mall. Four developers have come forward, and the city is now weighing which of them have the financial wherewithal to actually carry out their plans.
Charlotte developers have filed plans to rezone sites for hundreds of new townhouses, as they seek to build more densely on sites that are in increasingly short supply. The housing market remains historically tight in Charlotte.
Home construction in Charlotte's suburbs and outlying counties remains strong, with builders looking more at the surrounding areas for future growth. That's because lots in Charlotte are expensive and in short supply.
As a way to appeal to new fans, Charlotte Motor Speedway has partnered with Cabarrus Brewing again to launch a craft beer called Redneck Hill, a name for the infield at the Concord race track that's turned into a popular tailgating spot.
The Edison at Arrowood is the latest Charlotte development to tout "creative office" space, as developers seek to lure tenants and workers with perks like indoor-outdoor spaces, collaborative layouts and design touches like exposed wood beams.
The long-anticipated opening of the Whole Foods on Stonewall Street in uptown Charlotte is drawing near, as this week construction crews affixed the grocer's green signage to its facade. The store is expected to open in early June.
Piedmont Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Airlines, is opening a new crew domicile at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The airline, which operates as American Eagle, is retiring its Dash-8 fleet and flying all Embraer 145 regional jets.
When the upscale grocer Dean & Deluca abruptly closed all three of its Charlotte locations this month, over 100 people lost their jobs. The company had operated stores at Phillips Place, on Rea Road and in uptown Charlotte.
A major apartment development in uptown Charlotte is coming back, at 10th Street along the Blue Line, as developer Daniel Levine says Levine Properties will start construction soon and deliver the apartments by 2020.
Neighbors at Charlotte City Council on Monday, April 16, 2018, said they are opposed to plans by NAI Southern to build a 20-story tower in the midtown area of Charlotte, NC, where they fear the increased height, traffic and density.
Gander Mountain, which which closed most of its stores last spring after filing for bankruptcy, has reopened its store in Monroe under a new name: Gander Outdoors. The hunting goods retailer will also reopen stores in Mooresville and Gastonia.
Charlotte ranks 21st in the nation for its eviction rate, according to a new study from researcher Matthew Desmond, whose book "Evicted" thrust the problem into national discussion. Desmond's study is the first attempt to catalog data on evictions nationwide.
As grocery wars wage on in other fast-growing and high-income parts of the city — including Harris Teeter and Publix building stores virtually across the street from one another — NoDa remains with few options.
The electronics retailer Best Buy is opening a 40,000 square-foot distribution hub in the Steele Creek area in southwest Charlotte. It will speed up delivery for customers in Charlotte, western North Carolina and parts of South Carolina.