Real Estate - Commercial

May 23, 2018

Coastal Linings, a startup that applies non-slip coatings onto truck liners and boat components, has leased 5,000 square feet for its new headquarters at 221 Old Dairy Road, Unit 6, in Wilmington, according to an announcement Wednesday. Glenn Imboden, an agent with Wilmington-based commercial real estate firm Coldwell Banker Commercial SunCoast, negotiated the leas ...

May 22, 2018

The building that has housed Cape Fear Serpentarium in downtown Wilmington for 17 years was part of a New Hanover County Superior Court petition earlier this month seeking a private sale of the property. An announcement Monday on the serpentarium's Facebook page said the attraction at 20 Orange St. had closed permanently, and the building and the animals will be sol ...

May 21, 2018

Cape Fear Realtors announced Monday that the organization recently bought the lot next to its building on Sir Tyler Drive in Wilmington, The Terraces on Sir Tyler, to expand the amount of parking at the facility. Robust growth in homes sales across the region has driven CFR membership to an all-time high of 2,458 Realtors, a 13 percent increase ...

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Applied Learning Prepares UNCW Students for Post-Graduate Success

Posted May 15, 2018
Earlier this month UNCW graduated its largest class to date at the university’s 95th commencement ceremonies.

More than 2,200 undergraduates, 400-plus graduate students and 10 doctoral students earned their degrees. Over 1,300 College of Arts and Sciences students were among them.

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May 18, 2018

Block By Block

By Cece Nunn and Christina Haley O'Neal, posted May 18, 2018

Gene Merritt isn’t a big fan of surface parking lots in downtown Wilmington, an area with some of the highest real estate values in the region.   That’s one of the major reasons why Merritt is helping developer John Sutton create a 10,000-square-foot two-story building that will house a nightclub on the top floor and small boutique retail spaces on the b ...

May 18, 2018

Local B&Bs Face Changing Industry

By Cece Nunn, posted May 18, 2018

Gwenyfar Rohler is transforming her childhood home, a 120-year-old house at 1817 Market St., into a bed and breakfast inn.   Between the Covers: A North Carolina Literary B&B will be one of the newest bed and breakfast facilities in the Wilmington area, where a city staff-produced map in 2017 showed that there are more than 30 properties in downtown Wilmington a ...

May 17, 2018

Construction Of CenterPoint Might Not Start Until 2020

By Cece Nunn, posted May 17, 2018

An N.C. Department of Transportation project that isn't expected to start until 2020 will determine the start time for a $250 million development planned on Military Cutoff and Eastwood Roads. The DOT project that's key for CenterPoint, the 1 million-square-foot mixed-use development in the works by Swain & Associates, will be the extension of Drysdale ...

May 15, 2018

New 12,000 SF Multipurpose Building Planned For Leland Industrial Park

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted May 15, 2018

An initiative to build a modern full-service multipurpose facility within the Leland Industrial Park is taking shape. Pete Peterson, owner of Manufacturing Methods, is developing the facility, called The Leland Hub, on a 3-acre property next to his company's existing facility at 9244 Industrial Blvd. in Leland, according to Bruce Mancinelli, manager of special ...

May 11, 2018

Developers Celebrate Start Of New Hotel Near Hospital

By Cece Nunn, posted May 11, 2018

The developers of a $12 million hotel that will be built on Medical Center Drive held a groundbreaking ceremony for the project Friday morning.  The four-story, 109-room Holiday Inn Express & Suites is under development by Kismet Wilmington LLC on 2 acres at 1025 Medical Center Drive. Hotel developer Steven Arp and partners involved in the Holiday Inn Expres ...

May 9, 2018

Open for less than six months, Salty Turtle Beer Co. in Surf City is ready to expand. The Salty Turtle is a nano-brewery, co-owned by Daniel Callender, Dean Kelley and Zack White, at 103 and 106 Triton Lane. Callender said in a news release Wednesday that the brewery experienced such a high demand when it opened in December 2017 that it needs more room. The initia ...

May 9, 2018

A Georgia-based developer known for turning historic properties into residential projects has invested for the first time in downtown Wilmington real estate. Pace Burt, of Pacebook & Associates in Albany, Georgia, bought the first floor of the former Soapbox building, where a Waffle House restaurant opened earlier this year, at 255 N. Front St. Burt paid $700,000. ...

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