Lake Norman

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A rendering of the planned Sunset Cove resort in Mooresville.

Construction on the Sunset Cove lake-front resort could start this year

Jan. 5. By TL Bernthal. Developer Brett Krueger announced the last hurdle for Sunset Cove has been take care of, allowing plans for a lakefront boutique hotel, restaurant and 283 multi-family condos on 15.5 acres in Mooresville. Krueger took to social media to say that Mooresville approved annexation of the property this week, which has […]

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Charlotte almost makes the top quarter of fun cities in WalletHub survey. Is it the brewery factor?

Dec. 8. With the average American spending over $3,500 on entertainment each year, the personal-finance website WalletHub  released its report on 2022’s Most Fun Cities in America. You’d think with all the breweries — one of the key metrics in the survey — in Charlotte and Lake Norman, the region might have ranked higher than […]

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Forza X1 electric boat will be built in NC

Aug. 1. By Dave Yochum. Forza X1 will construct a $10.5 million plant in Western North Carolina that will build 24-foot electric-powered boats that could revolutionize boating on Lake Norman the way Tesla is revolutionizing the automotive industry. The Florida-based company—whose marketing pitch is “The Power of Quiet”—could employ as many as 170. “While the […]

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Major League Fishing comes to LKN in March ’23

July 14. Major League Fishing says Lake Norman will host Redcrest IV, the Bass Pro Tour championship event, as well as the MLF Outdoor Sports Expo Mar. 10-12, 2023. It will feature the 2022 Bass Pro Tour’s top 40 anglers and a $300,000 top prize. Lake Norman has hosted MLF events in the past, but […]

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Cornelius home on the market for $5.8 million

Sept. 16. A lakefront house has come on the market for $5.8 million, one of the highest prices so far this year in Cornelius. The home, at 19129 Serenity Point Lane, has more than 10,000 square feet of space on a two-thirds acre waterfront lot. The house was styled after the multimillion-dollar “cottages” in the […]

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Peninsula home sells for almost $5 million

July 19.  By Dave Yochum. A landmark home at 17002 Freshwater Lane, located across Harbor Light Boulevard from The Peninsula Yacht Club, has sold for just under $5 million. The 7,724 square-foot (HLA) lakefront house sold for $4.9 million according to Mecklenburg County property records. Jennifer Stewart with Allen Tate had the listing. 2nd-most expensive […]

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Project planned for prime commercial property in Cornelius

July 30. By Dave Vieser. Developer Jake Palillo is proposing a 252 unit multi-family complex along with retail and commercial on the White House Garden property adjacent to the Wher-Rena Boatland on West Catawba Avenue. The proposal went before the Cornelius Pre Development Committee this week. There may be some rough water ahead. “This may […]

Charlotte Asian Festival's Dragon Boat race. COURTESY OF ANDREA LEE

Four LKN events land on Tourism Society Top 20 list

Four significant special events in Lake Norman—the Loch Norman Highland Games, NC Music & Brewers Festival, Asian Festival and Dragon Boat Race and the Warrior Dash—have been added to the Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 list this year. Travel industry leaders select 20 events per month and the Southeast Tourism Society publicizes them throughout the […]

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Does Kindred’s score reflect expansion challenges more so than food safety?

  Jan. 7. UPDATED. Span of management is said to be behind Kindred’s score of 88 from the Mecklenburg County Health Dept. Restaurant owners Joe and Katy Kindred’s first venture outside of Davidson, Hello Sailor, opened in Cornelius a little over a year ago. Since then, the owners have had their hands full operating two […]

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Aquesta Financial sells insurance unit

July 2. NFP,​ one of the nation’s​ largest​ insurance broker​s​​, has acquired Aquesta Insurance Services. It is estimated the sale will result in an after tax gain to Aquesta’s parent company, Cornelius-based Aquesta Financial Holdings, of approximately $1.7 million or 43.1 cents per share. NFP will continue to operate from the current Aquesta Insurance locations, […]