Downtown Huntersville

Cornelius housing plan aims to keep workers in town

CORNELIUS – With housing costs skyrocketing and supply heading in the opposite direction, Cornelius is working to create affordable options for people who work and want to live in town. The Mayor’s Housing Study Committee formed in 2020 has taken the first step. The long-term goal is to increase the variety and number of opportunities available in Cornelius through a […]

Town hall design endorsed amid continued debate

HUNTERSVILLE – While some town commissioners remain opposed to the pursuit of a new town hall, preliminary processes of design and planning continue, with the majority of the town board endorsing the vision for a three-story facility featuring a concentrated arrangement of municipal staff offices. During the board’s Sept. 20 session, representatives from Creech & Associates and Edifice LLC – […]

Committee set to cast vision for downtown Huntersville

HUNTERSVILLE – A committee of 15 people with property ownership, business or residential ties – and in many cases overlapping connections – to Huntersville will help town officials map out a vision for the future of the downtown area. At its Sept. 7 meeting, after evaluating applications from 64 people for positions on the 15-seat panel, the town board unanimously […]

Brewery bound for Blythe building in downtown Huntersville

HUNTERSVILLE – Town officials have finally secured the future use they want for a surplus building in the downtown area. At the town board’s Monday session, commissioners unanimously approved a plan to sell the 24-year-old, 8,000-square-foot Robert Blythe Building – the town’s former police department headquarters at 102 Gilead Road just west of the N.C. 115 intersection – to a […]

What adjustments have been made the proposed downtown development?

HUNTERSVILLE – Much like COVID-19’s grip on the national agenda, a development proposal that has triggered controversy and consumed conversations for months in Huntersville will linger into the new year. At its Dec. 7 meeting, the town board finally completed a twice-continued public hearing concerning NorthState Development LLC’s rezoning request related to plans for a mostly residential mixed-use project on […]

Downtown Huntersville project talks pushed to November

HUNTERSVILLE – Late-stage adjustments in the submitted plan – added to better align with town requirements and recommendations – were the reasons cited for the town board’s continuation of a public hearing regarding a developer’s request for downtown rezoning. But a collection of concerns and complaints shared by residents during the hearing provided other points to consider before commissioners revisit […]