East Charlotte’s Retirement Community Construction Boom

Recently The Charlotte Observer reported on what they’re calling Charlotte’s other construction boom: construction of retirement communities. It’s hard to miss that Charlotte is having an apartment building boom. It seems those apartments are focus on the Millennial demographic. However, … Continue reading

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Charlotte EAST Welcomes Conn’s HomePlus to East Charlotte

The Charlotte Observer reports that Conn’s HomePlus will open a new store in the Independence Shopping Center at 5704 E. Independence Blvd at the end of October. The Texas-based retailer recently opened a Charlotte location in the University area and … Continue reading

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Charlotte EAST Welcomes Legion Brewing

Legion Brewing is coming to east Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood. They’re transforming the former Brodt Music building at 1906 Commonwealth Avenue into a brewery and tasting room. Charlotte Agenda has a great article on how the Legion Brewing team is … Continue reading

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Independence Boulevard Widening

The recent opening of the final section of the interstate 485 loop around Charlotte after almost 30 years of construction brings to mind other long-term road projects in Charlotte region. In east Charlotte, we’ve been contending with the impacts of … Continue reading

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Levine Properties’ Apartment Building Under Construction in Plaza-Midwood

Levine Properties has been in the news lately for their major project in uptown Charlotte’s First Ward neighborhood. However, they’re also underway with a much smaller boutique apartment building in East Charlotte’s Plaza-Midwood neighborhood. The Plaza-Midwood project is going up … Continue reading

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