WilmingtonBiz Magazine

Mar 13, 2020

Sound Off: Save Land Now For Park

By Hansen Matthews, posted Mar 13, 2020

EDITOR’S NOTE: Hansen Matthews is a partner in Wilmington-based commercial real estate firm Maus, Warwick, Matthews & Co. He discloses that his firm represents owners of land in an area he mentions as being suitable for park space.   Imagine for a moment that time travel is possible and that you suddenly travel to the year 2120. You’re still in Wilmi ...

Mar 13, 2020

Talking Shop

By Cece Nunn, posted Mar 13, 2020

Workers toiled on a recent morning inside a new retail building at The Pointe at Barclay.   At the same time, customers at the midtown Wilmington complex filled the drive-thru at Starbucks. Others ate at tables inside a bagel cafe.   The first movie would begin at The Pointe’s anchor tenant, a Stone Theatres cinema, after 11 a.m.   But no one, a ...

Mar 13, 2020

At Hanover Center in midtown Wilmington, updates top the shopping list for the property’s new owners.   Within the next year to 18 months, patrons can expect work to be done on a new facade, along with a new entrance sign and improved parking lot, said Randy Kelley, principal of Harbour Retail Partners who is based in Wilmington.   In December, Hanover ...

Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Mike stonestreet 300x300

Mike Stonestreet
CAMS (Community Association Management Services)

Communicating In A Crisis: Part 1 – Defining A Crisis And Preparing Communication

Posted Aug 3, 2020
In our July "Ask the Experts" webinar, we heard from Attorney Morgan Bryant of McCabe, Trotter & Beverly, P.C. on Communicating in a Crisis. Though this topic is particularly relevant in today's environment, it is one that is always of special importance to board members as it touches on communications not only surrounding Covid-19, but also those relating to other crises such as...read entire article
Mar 13, 2020

Doubling Downtown

By David Frederiksen, posted Mar 13, 2020

With new construction and development nearly ubiquitous in downtown Wilmington in recent years, residents old and new are flocking to the Port City’s urban core, according to city officials and local real estate professionals. Multi-pronged and hardly accidental, the surge can be traced in part to a municipal development plan drafted more than two decades ago.   ...

Mar 13, 2020

Welcome To Boom Town

By Jenny Callison, posted Mar 13, 2020

By any measure, Leland is booming. As its residential population burgeons, business development follows. Rapid growth in the form of retail shops, hotels, restaurants, offices and medical practices is obvious even to the casual passerby.   With the first of its tenants in place, the development called Leland Town Center is still under construction across U.S. 17 fro ...

Mar 13, 2020

The Takeaway: Put A Bird On It

By Staff Reports, posted Mar 13, 2020

The Hive boutique hotel recently opened on North Second Street as an aparthotel, short for apartment and hotel that combines elements of each. Envisioned by business partners Robert Rosenberg and Kaylie O’Connor, it was built by Bauen Group’s Eric Davis and designed by Rob Romero, of Romero Architecture. Robin Hertzog pulled together the hotel’s eclectic ...

Mar 13, 2020

Luxe To The Max

By Kyle Hanlin, posted Mar 13, 2020

More than a decade ago, the country was in the midst of the Great Recession. As is typical with economic ebbs and flows, the housing market was a key indicator, and in this instance, a major contributor to that market downturn.   Sales of higher-priced homes in the Cape Fear region were no exception.   “The luxury market in the Wilmington area was sever ...

Mar 13, 2020

Commercial Real Estate: Trends To Watch

By Cece Nunn, posted Mar 13, 2020

Commercial real estate activity in the region in 2019 included additional projects for some developers and the potential for new endeavors for others. Potential initiatives include at least one other publicprivate partnership like the downtown mixed-use project River Place, which the city of Wilmington is involved in with East West Partners of Chapel Hill. Experts aren&rsq ...

Mar 13, 2020

Sound Off: All Real Estate Is Local

By Adam Jones, posted Mar 13, 2020

Home prices are rising and have surpassed their previous peak from the end of 2018. But we need to be cognizant of the fact that time is passing, and a dollar today isn’t worth what a dollar was 12 years ago.   If we account for inflation (deflate home prices by the consumer price index) prices are still 23% higher than they were in the early 2000s before the ...

Mar 13, 2020

Sound Off: Rethinking Social Impact

By Patrick Brien, posted Mar 13, 2020

A movement is building in Wilmington. A movement that brings equity, diversity and inclusion from a distantly perceived value, a “nice to have,” a “sure, someday,” to something that we do now, something that we live daily.   But to operationalize this transformation, to solidify it in the fabric of our society so that generations to come may ...

Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Tonyharrington wrar300x300

Wilmington Real Estate In 2020

Tony Harrington - Cape Fear REALTORS®
Carolinemontgomery4

The Incentive Stock Option Tax Trap

Caroline Montgomery - Adam Shay CPA, PLLC
Dallas headshot 300x300

Where To Start

Dallas Romanowski - Cornerstone Business Advisors

Trending News

NHRMC Programs Receive Several Accolades

Staff Reports - Aug 7, 2020

NCino 'on Fire'

Jenny Callison - Aug 7, 2020

Tourism Officials: Hurricane Hurt Already Struggling Travel Season

Christina Haley O'Neal - Aug 7, 2020

Some Of The Latest News On The PPP, Disaster Loan

Jenny Callison - Aug 7, 2020

N.C. Ports Sees Traffic Increase At The Wilmington Port

Christina Haley O'Neal - Aug 7, 2020

In The Current Issue

First Carolina To Open Local Branch

In just over a week, the Port City is set to see the full-fledged arriv­al of one of its newest communi­ty banks....


Major Project Would Impact Southport

The developer of River Place in downtown Wilmington is partnering with Bald Head Island Limited on a nearly 400-acre development dubbed Proj...


NHRMC Programs Receive Several Accolades

Several New Hanover Regional Medical Center departments and providers recently garnered state and national accolades for their work....

Book On Business

The 2020 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!


Galleries

Videos

2020 Leadership Accelerator: Virtual Workshops for Real Leaders
2019 Health Care Heroes
August 26, 2019 Power Breakfast: A Healthy Sale?
2019 WilmingtonBiz Expo Keynote Lunch - CEO, nCino, Pierre Naude`