Real Estate - Commercial

Jan 18, 2019

CVS Pharmacy has purchased a parcel at a Southport shopping center for $1.65 million, according to an announcement Thursday and a Brunswick County deed. Wilmington-based Cape Fear Commercial (CFC) stated in a news release that it has closed on the sale of a 1.65-acre outparcel at Southport Crossings, a new Lowes Foods-anchored shopping center at N.C. 211 and Long Beach ...

Jan 17, 2019

A Wilmington dentist has the former Cape Fear Serpentarium building in downtown Wilmington under contract with a potential sale price of $915,000, court records show. Donald S. Bland's bid for the property, a two-story brick structure built in 2001 at 20 Orange St., got through the New Hanover County Superior Court upset bid period without an upset bid and is now in ...

Jan 14, 2019

Two New Tenants Lease Space At ILM Business Park

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jan 14, 2019

Available building space within the Wilmington International Airport’s business park is nearly full with the latest additions of two new tenants. Leases are moving forward for Fat Cat Pottery Inc. and Few Moves Moving Co. inside the ILM Business Park, Carol LeTellier, business development director at ILM, said Monday. The new tenants are taking up space wi ...

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Posted Nov 9, 2018
This Insights article was contributed by Pat Fontana, owner of WordsWorking.

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I went through a fast food drive-through. While waiting at the window for my food – after a very pleasant greeting of “$9.71” (and literally no other words) from the restaurant’s employee – I noticed a sign behind him. Actually, it was more ...read entire article
Jan 10, 2019

Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions, a developer and operator of infrastructure projects for the college and university market, has closed on public-private partnership financing to develop an on-campus housing and dining community at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, according to an announcement Thursday. The partnership involved the issuance of $ ...

Jan 4, 2019

Proposed Dollar General Spurs Reaction

By Cece Nunn, posted Jan 4, 2019

While a recent story about a development firm’s plans to build more Dollar General stores in Wilmington prompted more than 100 comments on Facebook, only about a dozen people attended the developer’s community information meeting on its latest potential project in December.   Such meetings are required by New Hanover County, and depending on the subject ...

Jan 3, 2019

Two Businesses Move Out Of Downtown Spaces

By Cece Nunn, posted Jan 3, 2019

Two separate businesses that were located in downtown Wilmington, Manifest Design and Going Local Artisan Gifts, have moved out of their neighboring North Front Street spaces. Manifest Design, a design interior business and showroom previously at 200 N. Front St., moved from Wilmington to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, at the end of December. According to Manifest's ...

Jan 2, 2019

Plans Show New Retail, Business Expansion In Pender

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jan 2, 2019

A new retail development in Hampstead and a planned warehouse for a Rocky Point trucking firm are being proposed in Pender County. The sites were among major proposals addressed Wednesday by Pender County’s Technical Review Committee. Pender County Planning Director Kyle Breuer said Wednesday afternoon that nothing has changed with the development plans following ...

Dec 20, 2018

KFC Could Be Coming To Market And New Centre

By Cece Nunn, posted Dec 20, 2018

A new Kentucky Fried Chicken could be coming to Market Street and New Centre Drive in Wilmington. Site plans for a former bank property in the 5100 block of Market Street across from Hooters show a more than 3,300-square-foot KFC replacing the existing bank building. The proposal was submitted recently to the city of Wilmington but is not a done deal. “This ...

Dec 18, 2018

Port City Java coffee is flowing again at 21-A N. Front St. in downtown Wilmington. The coffee shop had closed before Hurricane Florence struck the area in September, reopening Tuesday morning after extensive repairs that were needed because of storm damage. "The roof came off the building and it rained into it for a few days, caused a lot of water damage t ...

Dec 17, 2018

In Carolina Beach, numerous projects are in the works, including a second location of Fork n Cork restaurant along with 12 condominiums and the demolition of an old shopping center that is making way for a Publix grocery store. Publix officials signed a memorandum of lease in November with Carolina Beach Development Company 1 LLC. The development company bought the proj ...

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