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A rendering of the proposed Birkdale Village.

Birkdale Village developers ask for delay on decision until next month

Jan. 12. By TL Bernthal. Birkdale Village has asked that the decision on its rezoning request be delayed until the Feb. 20 Huntersville Town Board meeting. Susan Irvin, the lawyer for applicant DDRTC Birkdale Village LLC, wrote to the town board that the applicant would like the deferral to allow time for review of the […]

New NSI facility in Huntersville

Fast-growing NSI has moved into 152,000 sq. ft. facility in Huntersville

Dec. 7. Huntersville-based NSI Industries, a leading provider of electrical, HVAC, and building technology product solutions, has officially moved into its new 152,000-square-foot headquarters and distribution center on Reese Boulevard. “NSI has grown exponentially over the past several years, and we needed both office and distribution space to accommodate that growth,” explained G. R. Schrotenboer, […]

6 Novant Health hospitals, 2 ambulatory surgery centers earn awards

Dec. 7. The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit that evaluates the safety and patient experience provided by hospitals across the country, recognized six Novant Health hospitals with 2022 Top Hospital awards and two ambulatory surgery centers with 2022 Top Ambulatory Surgery Center awards. The hospital in Huntersville earned a top teaching hospital rank. Only 115 […]

Valet parking at Birkdale Village

Where to park at Birkdale Village? Counting spaces

Nov. 15. TL Bernthal. The number of parking spaces at Birkdale Village exceeds what is required, despite “the lack of parking” sometimes being a talking point about the mixed-use development in Huntersville. Birkdale Village currently exceeds the town’s minimum parking requirements, according to Brian Richards, assistant planning director of the Huntersville Planning Department. In total, […]

760 interior rendering | Redline Design Group

Cornelius father, son team up for taproom trip in Huntersville

Nov. 14. By TL Bernthal. The owners of 760 Craft Works, which was originally planned for Cornelius, expect to open their brewery and taproom on Gilead Road in downtown Huntersville in the first quarter 2023. Wagner Ramsey, who lives on Green Dolphin Lane, said the 12-tap brewery will serve beer, cider, seltzer along with boutique […]

A rendering of the Huntersville Town Center. North State Development

With rooftops coming, a downtown Huntersville revitalization is expected to follow

Nov. 11. By TL Bernthal. North State Development officially broke ground yesterday on the Huntersville Town Center,  its $60 million investment in a mixed-use project to bring businesses and homes to the downtown. The project, which spans 10 acres from Gilead Road to Greenway Drive adjacent to Discovery Place Kids,  is touted as the next […]

The Discovery Place museum in Huntersville.

Discovery Place celebrates 75 years, announces plans for its 4 museums

Nov. 9. To celebrate 75 years of discovery, Discovery Place announced plans for investing in each of its four museum locations with new physical experiences and programming. Discovery Place will celebrate its anniversary into the fall of 2023. Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles named Wednesday, Nov. 9, as  Discovery Place Day in honor of the day […]

Banana Republic likely to close next year in Birkdale Village; Barnes & Noble, Dick’s staying

Nov 7.  The Banana Republic in Birkdale Village will likely close next year when its lease expires, according the NAP, Birkdale Village owners. NAP is in negotiation with the brand that will take the space and “cannot share that information until the lease is fully executed.” Meanwhile, NAP says the hotel that will take over […]


Clean-up methodology: Public comment ends soon for Colonial plan

Oct. 21. On Monday, Oct. 24, the NC  Dept. of Environmental Quality public comment period ends related to a request by Colonial for a new permit  to assist with the cleanup and recovery of the August 2021 gasoline leak at the Oehler Nature Preserve.  If granted, Colonial Pipeline will create a water treatment plant near […]

Rendering of new buildings in Birkdale as seen from Sam Furr

Plans for hotel, offices, new parking would transform Birkdale again

Oct. 18. By Dave Yochum. If you think of Birkdale Village as you would a house, the 20-year-old property needed a renovation. That’s complete, but now there are plans for major remodeling and expansion. North American Properties (NAP), which purchased the mixed-use center in Charlotte with the intention of creating an entirely new experience, celebrated […]