Real Estate - Commercial

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 ...

Nov 8, 2018

Part of a redevelopment project on Wrightsville Avenue that's been in the works for nearly five years has been on hold as the developer works with the city on a plan to make roadway improvements that he sees as critical. In 2014, the former Galleria shopping center property, purchased the previous year by Charlotte-based State Street Companies, was deannexed from th ...

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Chad Wouters
Earney & Company, LLP

Disaster Relief: Employers Helping Employees

Posted Oct 1, 2018
Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina on Sept. 14, 2018 as a Category 1 hurricane and brought with it a record amount of rainfall and a massive loss of power throughout the state of North Carolina, as well as parts of South Carolina.
When the winds decreased, the rains came. The magnitude of the storm brought destruction for an extended period of time. On Sept. entire article
Nov 2, 2018

Vacant Gas Stations Fuel Redevelopment

By Cece Nunn, posted Nov 2, 2018

A vacant convenience store that was also previously a gas sta­tion on Wrightsville Avenue could one day have a new life.     Wilmington-based Tribute Com­panies has a ground lease on the former Polar Pack convenience store with an option to buy the property at 7006 Wrightsville Ave., which is in the town limits of Wrightsville Beach. The site previously ...

Nov 2, 2018

Old Wave Transit Facility: A Castle Street Catalyst?

By Cece Nunn, posted Nov 2, 2018

City officials are set next week to vote on putting the old Wave Transit facility on Castle Street up for sale. And while past plans have fallen through, including an idea to turn the property into a culture arts center, the possibility remains for a transformative project. The city of Wilmington bought the 1.5-acre property at 1110 Castle St., currently zoned Urban Mix ...

Nov 2, 2018

The Hemp Farmacy is moving from Grace Street to bigger space on Front Street in downtown Wilmington. The Hemp Farmacy is the retail component of Wilmington-headquartered Hempleton Investment Group led by CEO Justin Hamilton. The company has seven Hemp Farmacy locations in the state, including another in Wilmington at 1402 S. College Road.  Hamilton has leased th ...

Oct 31, 2018

After nearly 18 years, Le Catalan, a French cafe and wine bar on the Cape Fear River in downtown Wilmington, is on the market. Both the business and the property that contains Le Catalan, comprised of two units at 224 S. Water St., are for sale by owners Marie and Pierre Penegre. The couple is ready to give another group the opportunity to carry on their vision, said Te ...

Oct 30, 2018

Rounds Golf & Lounge, an indoor golf venue, restaurant and bar, is coming to Mayfaire. Professional golfer Bryce Edmister, a Wilmington resident, said he and partners John Spencer and Denis Ing hope to open Rounds before the end of 2018 at 6801 Parker Farm Drive, between Roko Italian Cuisine and fast food chain Five Guys at Mayfaire Community Center. "The wa ...

Oct 30, 2018

Hendrick Automotive Group bought nearly 14 acres of unused land on Market Street last week from Cameron Company LLC for more than $4.57 million. Part of the land, at 6720 Market St., is currently being used for a temporary emergency services facility for New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Hendrick officials did not have a comment on the transaction or potential pla ...

Oct 26, 2018

Indoor Golf Venue Swinging Into RiverLights

By Cece Nunn, posted Oct 26, 2018

A local couple plans to open an indoor golf venue at RiverLights, the 1,400-acre master planned community on River Road in Wilmington. With the new business, the commercial space in one of the first mixed-use buildings in RiverLights is full, and RiverLights developer Newland Communities is in the midst of adding a second mixed-use building to its Marina Village complex ...

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In The Current Issue

Airlie At Wrightsville Sound Plans Progress

The sale of home sites in a new luxury neighborhood in Wilmington near Wrightsville Beach could be launched as early as the spring of next y...

A Rising Interest In Rising Rates

Local and national real estate observers weigh in on what interest rate hikes might do on home buying activity....

Tourism Officials Work To Bring Visitors Back

As the region continues to recover from Hurricane Florence, the Wilmington and Beaches CVB recently announced a plan to get the industry bac...

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