Real Estate - Commercial

Dec 14, 2018

Downtown Still In Demand, Despite Vacancies

By Cece Nunn, posted About 10 hours ago

One reason recent vacancies in downtown Wilmington don’t worry Carlton Fisher is that he gets calls every week about the building at 140 N. Front St. Fisher, a commercial real estate broker, owns the building, which is under a lease by Farmin’ on Front. Officials with the grocery store decided to “pause its daily operations,” according to a Farmi ...

Dec 13, 2018

Pender County To Get Another Distribution Firm

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Dec 13, 2018

Growing a list of Pender County industry announcements this year, a New York-based bathroom furnishings supplier is set to add another distribution company to the Cape Fear Industrial Complex, officials announced Thursday. Fine Fixtures Inc. is slated to start operations at an 80,000-square-foot distribution center in Rocky Point, bringing 20 jobs, according t ...

Dec 7, 2018

Dollar General Proposals In The Works

By Cece Nunn, posted Dec 7, 2018

A development firm has purchased property on Pine Grove Drive with plans to build a Dollar General. Par 5 Development Group LLC, a West End-based company, has developed more than 150 Dollar General stores in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Virginia, according to the firm's website. The company purchased the property at 802 and 810 Pine Grove Drive for ab ...

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Dec 7, 2018

Restored historic space in downtown Wilmington is giving a North American division of a German company room to grow. Kesseböhmer USA Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-end storage solutions for the kitchen industry, has been in Wilmington since about 2007, moving recently from Barclay Commons to 106 Market St. The firm's parent company was founded in Ger ...

Dec 3, 2018

Developer James Goodnight, who has been working on historic renovation projects in downtown Wilmington for at least five years, recently bought two more downtown properties in the Port City. As part of a 1031 exchange, Goodnight purchased 522 S. Third St., a long-vacant brick building at the corner of South Third and Castle streets. A 1031 exchange is part of the Intern ...

Nov 30, 2018

A building that includes a convenience store in Wilmington's Sunset Park neighborhood could soon see new life, according to an announcement Friday. Ayize Glenn Gray, a broker with Coldwell Banker Commercial SunCoast, recently negotiated the sale of 214 Southern Blvd., which had been in the family of one of the sellers, Bobby Schupp, for more than 40 years, ...

Nov 30, 2018

Local Self-storage Demand Continues

By Cece Nunn, posted Nov 30, 2018

Stuff. Americans have a lot of it, and residents in the Wilmington area are not an exception. But accumulating things isn’t always the reason storage units fill up. For the Cape Fear region and beyond, the damage caused by Hurricane Florence in September made needing a place to store belongings a necessity for a lot of people. “Due to the storm, basica ...

Nov 27, 2018

The demolition of several buildings in the 5800 block of Oleander Drive in Wilmington signals the pending arrival of new retail and office space to the busy corridor. Nearly all of the six structures, mainly commercial, have come down to make way for Bradley Creek Station, a 76,000-square-foot office and retail complex for which construction is expected to start early n ...

Nov 15, 2018

A First Look At Wilmington Brewing Co.'s Event Venue

By Cece Nunn, posted Nov 15, 2018

Plans for a Wilmington Brewing Co. event venue at 800 S. Kerr Ave. are progressing, with technical aspects of the project set to be considered by the city of Wilmington this month. The event space will be 5,000 square feet on a 3-acre lot adjacent to the brewery and taproom's existing location at 842 S. Kerr Ave. in Wilmington. The owners of the brewing company shar ...

Nov 12, 2018

How Wilmington Landed An Earth Fare, 113 Jobs

By Cece Nunn, posted Nov 12, 2018

Organic and natural grocer Earth Fare is scheduled to open Wednesday in Wilmington, at a new shopping center called Renaissance Market on Military Cutoff Road, with Blaze Pizza and West Marine expected to begin welcoming customers there in December. A drive-thru coffee shop could also join the lineup at the center at the corner of Sir Tyler Drive and Military Cutoff, ac ...

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