Print
Real Estate - Residential

Apartment Developer Submits Oleander Drive Plans For Technical Review

By Cece Nunn, posted May 30, 2019
A site that includes the former Carmike Cinema movie theater on Oleander Drive could be redeveloped into an apartment complex that includes some commercial space, according to site plans submitted to the city of Wilmington. (Photo by Cece Nunn)
Evolve Companies, a Greensboro-based student and conventional housing development firm, has submitted plans to the city of Wilmington for technical review for Oleander Commons, a 223-unit apartment complex on a site that includes the long-vacant former Carmike Cinema.

As described in previous submittals, the site plans show four-story buildings expected to include 86 one-bedroom, 113 two-bedroom and 24 three-bedroom apartments, along with 5,600 square feet of commercial space.

A rezoning request to change the designation of the property at 5335 and 5429 Oleander Drive from Community Business District to O&I-1, an office and institutional district, was approved by the Wilmington City Council on April 16.

The owners of the 8.9-acre site are Oleander Investments LLC and Neil Realty Co. of Kinston.

Efforts to reach a representative with Evolve Companies for more information about the project were not immediately successful Thursday.

According to the city's project tracking website, the city's Technical Review Committee is expected to discuss the plans June 13.

In addition to development, Evolve also builds and manages apartment communities, the firm's website states.

As the first quarter of last year, Evolve Construction had 1725 multi-family units under development and 1986 multi-family units under construction, according to the website.
Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Michaelhiggins 41019104338

Oleander Memorial Gardens Offers New Final Family Resting Places

Michael Higgins - Dignity Memorial
Hardy revised

Explore Careers in the Booming Field of Gerontology

Charles Hardy - UNCW College of Health and Human Services
Fredheadshot 5119113348

Seven Secrets of Professional Home Organization

Fred Kumpel - Strickland's Home

Trending News

More Retail Tenants Announced For RiverLights In Wilmington

Cece Nunn - Jul 22, 2019

Proclaim Interactive Acquires Raleigh Marketing Agency

Johanna Cano - Jul 22, 2019

In The Current Issue

More Zones, More Housing Options

For at least one potential apartment project, things might have been different if New Hanover County’s new zoning districts had already been...


From Catering To Dining In

A local couple's new restaurant, Savor Southern Kitchen, is expanding of their catering company's success....


Info Junkie: Logan Thompson

Welcome Home Angel executive director Logan Thompson shares her top tech and informational tools....

Book On Business

The 2019 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!


Galleries

Videos

Power Breakfast - The H Word (June 13, 2019)
2019 WilmingtonBiz Expo Keynote Lunch - CEO, nCino, Pierre Naude`
Health Care Heroes 2018