Posted on 10 June 2013.
Davidson Commissioner Rodney Graham (center, orange shirt) was among the local leaders at RealityCheck2050, a regional visioning event held last Tuesday, June 4, in Charlotte.
CHARLOTTE – How will the Charlotte region absorb another 1.7 million people and 800,000 jobs over the next 35 years? About 400 elected officials and community, environmental, housing and business leaders from the 14-counties around Charlotte talked about that question during a “RealityCheck2050″ summit last Tuesday, June 4. Their task was to to envision how the region can be ready for the growth that’s coming by 2050. Read the full story
Posted in Planning and development
Posted on 01 June 2013.
The Davidson Green School hopes to open this fall at 511 S. Main St.
By DAVID BORAKS
Organizers of the planned Davidson Green School have chosen a single-family house on 3.2 acres on South Main Street in Davidson as the home for their environmentally focused private school and the related Davidson Green Center. If all goes according to plan, the new school will open this fall with about 30 students in grades K-4. Read the full story
Posted in Environment, Planning and development, Real estate market
Posted on 21 May 2013.
Davidson Lands Conservancy and Runnymede HOA board members gathered on Whale Rock in east Davidson after a signing ceremony May 6 for a deal to preserve more than 50 acres of Runnymede Woods. (Kris Krider photo)
Davidson Lands Conservancy officials and members of the Runnymede Homeowners Assocation board gathered in the Runnymede Woods east of Davidson on May 6 to sign an agreement that permanently protects more than 50 acres of woodlands. Under the conservation easement, the neighborhood keeps ownership and use of the land, which extends for about 1/2-mile along both the Mecklenburg and the Cabarrus sides of the Rocky River east of Davidson. Read the full story
Posted in Environment, Planning and development
Posted on 20 May 2013.
Joining Friday’s groundbreaking at Hyde Park storage were, front from left: Tim Folley, Ryan McDaniel, Town of Cornelius economic development consultant Don Harrow, Lake Norman Chamber President Bill Russell, White Lightning owner Paige Coleman, Hans Armstrong, Kevin Pote, and architect Charles Wilber of Wilber Associates. Rear, from left, developer Jamie Rolewicz, N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis (R-Cornelius), and developer Kevin Mahl. (Carol Wilber Bradfield photo)
Developers Kevin Mahl and Jamie Rolewicz have formally begun construction on Hyde Park on Bailey, a complex of “upscale, spacious storage suites” at Cornelius Commerce Park, off Bailey Road. They and local leaders celebrated with a groundbreaking Friday, May 17, at the site. The 60,000-square-foot Hyde Park building is the first building on the 35-acre Commerce Park site. Read the full story
Posted in Commercial real estate, People, photos, Planning and development
Posted on 06 May 2013.
Downtown Davidson (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net photo)
Davidson’s Main Street recently gained more attention for the great place that it is: The North Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association picked downtown as a “Great Main Street” in its second annual “Great Places in North Carolina” initiative.
Meanwhile, Union Street in downtown Concord was the People’s Choice for “Great Main Street.” And the Riverwood neighborhood in Clayton, NC., was the People’s Choice for “Great Neighborhood for Kids.” Read the full story
Posted in DAVIDSON, Planning and development
Posted on 29 April 2013.
Runneymede residents enjoy the sights of their newly protected common area from atop “The Whale,” a well-known feature of the woods in east Davidson. (Roy Alexander photo)
Residents of the Runnymede neighborhood in east Davidson have voted to protect 50 acres of nearby woodlands through a conservation easement with the Davidson Lands Conservancy.
The easement allows the neighborhood to continue to own and use the land, which extends for about 1/2-mile along both the Mecklenburg and the Cabarrus sides of the Rocky River east of Davidson. Read the full story
Posted in DAVIDSON, Environment, Planning and development