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Local real estate: Q&A with Allen Tate CEO

Sept. 7. By Dave Yochum. It was only natural that home sales slowed down in July. The pandemic and resulting lockdowns during the spring market last year brought sales to a halt and pushed activity into June and July making comparisons  to this year almost meaningless. In Cornelius, days on market has fallen from 45 days […]

Cabarrus County Fair

Cabarrus cancels county fair due to COVID spread, low vaccine rates

Sept. 2. For only the second time in 68 years, the Cabarrus County Fair, scheduled for Sept. 10-18, has been cancelled. County officials blame low vaccination rates and community spread of COVID-19. The decision was made in concert with public health and emergency management officials. Up to 80,000 people attend the fair over a nine-day […]


Davidson has $15K available for small businesses via Main Street grants

Sept. 1. The Town of Davidson is offering Main Street Business Grants for the eighth year with a total of $15,000 available to small businesses. The goal is to provide direct financial benefit to small businesses, retain and create jobs in association with small businesses, and to spur private investment in association with small businesses. […]


On the upswing: Golf worth $4.2 billion to NC

Aug. 31. By Dave Yochum. Gov. Roy Cooper has declared Tuesday, Aug. 31 “North Carolina Golf Day” in honor of golf’s role in the economy, health, environmental stewardship and tourism of North Carolina. The 2022 Presidents Cup and the 2025 PGA Championship to be held at the Quail Hollow Club. On the upswing Del Ratcliffe, […]

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Med products firm will bring HQ, 175 jobs to Huntersville

Aug. 30. Safeguard Medical, an emergency medical product and training company, will establish its corporate headquarters in the Edgewater Ventures Class-A industrial building currently under construction in The Park-Huntersville. Safeguard will bring roughly 175 new jobs to Huntersville. Edgewater is partnering with Alidade Capital to develop a 159,120 square foot industrial building on a 13-acre […]

18300 Mainsail Pointe Dr

Cornelius home sells for $3.89 million

Aug. 23. A bespoke lakefront mansion in The Peninsula has sold for $3,888,500 after being listed at $4.5 million. The house, at 18300 Mainsail Pointe Drive, has six bedrooms and seven baths in 7,384 square feet. The price works out to more than $500 a square foot. Completed in 2019, the house was built by […]

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NC film production valued in excess of $400 million this year

Aug. 19. Movie production in North Carolina is on track to exceed a boffo $400 million in 2021, the largest tally since the creation of the North Carolina Film and Entertainment Grant in 2014. All told, the film industry has brought more than 25,000 job opportunities to the state. North Carolina provides a “beautiful stage […]

Atrium/Wake Forest Baptist unveil new logo

Aug. 18. Wake Forest Baptist Health and Atrium Health have unveiled their new brand—Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist—as the combined healthcare giant prepares to build a new medical school in Charlotte. The new brand will roll out in marketing materials followed by signage and other types of branding over the next year. Brand message The […]


Making Birkdale Village a go-to ‘third place’ is under way

Aug. 17. By Dave Yochum. Look for significant—and subtle—improvements at Birkdale Village as North American Properties, its new management and development company, works on enhancing the notion of the “third place”  at the 52-acre mixed-use project. Sephora opens Sept. 3, good news in a challenging brick-and-mortar retail environment. But along with the opening comes a subtle […]

Nature’s Value moving HQ, manufacturing to Winston-Salem

Aug. 11. Nature’s Value Inc., a contract vitamin and dietary supplements manufacturer, will move its headquarters to the Winson-Salem area and build a manufacturing plant. The total investment is nearly $20 million. Fifty-two jobs will be moved to the new location from an existing plant in Lexington. The company, which was based in Coram, NY, […]