Apartment project adding ‘micro-units’ in South End nears completion

A project in South End that has most­ly small­er-than-aver­age stu­dios — some­times called micro-units — has begun pre-leas­ing. Cen­tro Rai­l­yard, which wraps the park­ing deck for The Rai­l­Yard devel­op­ment on the Win­nifred Street side, includes 91 apart­ments, two-thirds of which are stu­dios mea­sur­ing about 400 square feet. The project is some­what unique for Char­lotte because of its below-aver­age unit sizes and few on-site ameni­ties, a hall­mark of most lux­u­ry mul­ti­fam­i­ly devel­op­ments that have been built, espe­cial­ly in South End.

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Long-anticipated North Tryon development set to break ground with anchor tenant

A long-await­ed mixed-use project in uptown that’s been through mul­ti­ple iter­a­tions and pro­posed uses over the years is final­ly gear­ing up to break ground — and it has a big ten­ant final­iz­ing an anchor lease deal.

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Axiom is seeking candidates to fill new position on our Architectural staff

Axiom Archi­tec­ture is a cre­ative, award win­ning firm spe­cial­iz­ing in mul­ti-fam­i­ly res­i­den­tial, mixed-use, office, and light com­mer­cial design. Cur­rent­ly, Axiom is seek­ing can­di­dates to fill a new Archi­tec­tur­al Design­er posi­tion. Please click here for more details.

To apply, please con­tact Matt Majors via email at mmajors@axiomarchitecture.com or by phone at 704.927.9900

Wilmington, NC Housing Authority (WHA) is building a new multi-family public housing development

For the first time since 2005, the Wilm­ing­ton, NC Hous­ing Author­i­ty (WHA) is build­ing a new mul­ti-fam­i­ly pub­lic hous­ing devel­op­ment. On July 17, WHA CEO Kat­ri­na Red­mon and city lead­ers broke ground on Daw­son Lofts, a future 24-unit, three-sto­ry com­mu­ni­ty in the heart of Wilm­ing­ton. With the help of devel­op­ment part­ners Harold K. Jor­dan & Com­pa­ny, Axiom Archi­tec­ture, and McKim & Creed, WHA is adding des­per­ate­ly need­ed afford­able hous­ing units to the Port City.

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Beacon Partners set to begin on 10-story, mixed-use building in South End area

Bea­con Part­ners will break ground this month on its next mixed-use project in the South End area, plans that also include devel­op­ing a park with Meck­len­burg Coun­ty.

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Axiom is seeking candidates to fill new position on our Architectural staff.

Axiom Archi­tec­ture is a cre­ative, award win­ning firm spe­cial­iz­ing in mul­ti-fam­i­ly res­i­den­tial, mixed-use, office, and light com­mer­cial design. Cur­rent­ly, Axiom is seek­ing can­di­dates to fill a new Archi­tec­tur­al Design­er posi­tion. Please click here for more details.

To apply, please con­tact Matt Majors via email at mmajors@axiomarchitecture.com or by phone at 704.927.9900

Kaplan Residential to develop Belmont Apartment Project

Why multifamily firm with local presence went farther from Charlotte for latest development.

Kaplan Res­i­den­tial, in a joint ven­ture with Char­lotte-based Cat­a­lyst Cap­i­tal Part­ners, last week won zon­ing approval from the city of Bel­mont to build 325 apart­ments on a 39-acre par­cel at 6900 Wilkin­son Blvd., about a mile from down­town Bel­mont. The project is the lat­est for Kaplan Res­i­den­tial, which keeps offices in Flori­da and Atlanta.

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David Furman calls on industry to continue building ‘a great city’ at Heavy Hitters awards event

Thurs­day night revealed a lot of win­ners — and a lot of ties — at the Char­lotte Busi­ness Jour­nal’s fifth annu­al event hon­or­ing com­mer­cial real estate projects com­plet­ed over the past year in the Char­lotte region.

Twen­ty-five region­al real estate devel­op­ments across eight cat­e­gories — rang­ing from cor­po­rate office build­ings to ameni­ty-rich mul­ti­fam­i­ly com­mu­ni­ties to non­prof­it and civic projects — sub­stan­tial­ly com­plet­ed between July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018, were hon­ored at The West­in Char­lotte in uptown.

Among the win­ners was 2018 Pil­lar Award recip­i­ent David Fur­man, whose archi­tec­ture and devel­op­ment has helped trans­form the urban land­scape of cen­ter city Char­lotte for more than three decades.

Fur­man has been a pio­neer and leader in cre­ative, cool and funky real estate projects — pri­mar­i­ly in the res­i­den­tial space but more recent­ly in com­mer­cial and mixed-use deals in South End and uptown — as well as a civic leader. He serves on the board of Char­lotte Cen­ter City Part­ners as a dri­ving force behind Rail Trail projects and doing pro-bono design work for local non­prof­its like the Cri­sis Assis­tance Min­istry, the Urban Min­istry Cen­ter and the Men’s Shel­ter of Char­lotte.

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