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The architect behind Lagoona Bay is Charlotte-based Housing Studio

LKN Chamber votes to support Lagoona Bay development in Huntersville

May 25. By Dave Yochum. The Lake Norman Chamber has come out in favor of Jake Palillo’s plan for an $800 million development that includes million-dollar homes, a hotel and a 10-acre freshwater lagoon on Hwy. 73 in Huntersville. The project comes before the Huntersville Town Board June 5. The upscale development on 263 acres […]

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NC again lands top spot in nationwide Site Selection eco-devo ranking

May 10. North Carolina ranks first in the nation for the third year on Site Selection magazine’s 2023 Prosperity Cup, a key measurement of state business competitiveness that is awarded based on the number of new and expanded facilities in the state, capital investment, and total number of new jobs. Two Chatham County projects alone […]

Letter to the editor: Birkdale owner/developer licks wounds, vows to try again

April 12. [Opinion] Mr. Perry’s comments are once again a continuance of his disingenuous statements and claims. Had he even contacted our group one time during the rezoning process the outcome may have been different. His zoom meetings with a few HOA members did not represent our community’s position on the rezoning. Had NAP demonstrated […]

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Birkdale Village owner/developer licks wounds, vows to try again

April 11. By TL Bernthal. The owners of Birkdale Village are not giving up on plans to expand the mixed-use lifestyle center now that they have a year to revise their expansion plans. “We’ll be back,” said Tim Perry, managing partner of North American Properties, which acquired Birkdale Village in November 2020. A  4-2 vote […]

The architect behind Lagoona Bay is Charlotte-based Housing Studio

Veteran developer says 270-acre ‘Lagoona Bay’ will be his last project

April 10. By Dave Yochum. Veteran real estate developer Jake Palillo says the Lagoona Bay Beach Club in Huntersville will be his last major project before turning the Palillo family business over to his son and son-in-law. “This development will be my final project, and the crown jewel of properties I have developed across the […]

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Congress for the New Urbanism will tour Birkdale Village, other LKN sites

March 14 [Updated March 15]. Birkdale Village has been selected for a tour during the 31st annual Congress for the New Urbanism happening in Charlotte May 31-June 3. In collaboration with Michael Dunning, founder of Charlotte-based MEND Design Collective and former Shook Kelley architect on Birkdale’s original project team, North American Properties will  host the national […]

Embezzler gets 30 months in prison after nabbing $775K

Feb. 24. By Dave Yochum. When Will Vulcano, 66, the owner of a successful trucking company, passed away in October of 2019, Benjamin Padua Jr. of Huntersville had already begun embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from The Peninsula resident and the company Vulcano owned. But Padua, the senior financial officer of Carrier Transicold Mid-Atlantic, […]

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SEG Systems moving from Charlotte to new facility in Huntersville

Feb. 17. SEG Systems, a manufacturer of integrated merchandising displays, lightboxes, frames, and graphic solutions, is moving from Charlottte to Huntersville. The $30 million relocation and expansion creates 150 new jobs, in addition to 86 jobs moving from Charlotte for a total of 236. SEG will be moving into about 225,000 square feet in the […]

The Kilted Buffalo in Birkdale Village will re-open March 3. Photo | Birkdale Village

Kilted Buffalo at Birkdale to re-open in March after renovations

Feb. 7. The Kilted Buffalo in Birkdale Village has closed for renovations and updates inside and out. The sports pub-barber shop, which recently announced an agreement with village owners for a five-year lease extension, plans to reopen March 3 in time for March Madness and St. Patrick’s Day. The sidewalk in front of Kilted Buffalo […]

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 […]