Updated Thursday, 1:25pm The race to develop the east side of Davidson just got another entrant: NVR-Ryan Homes plans to build 80 single family houses on 52 acres owned by the Washam family off June Washam Road. The site is in the “Neighborhood Edge” and “Rural” planning areas. According to the developer’s application, it meets … More 80 houses planned off June Washam Rd.
Meeting Street Companies Inc. is asking Cornelius for zoning approval to build 99 residential units and a mixed-use “Village Tavern” building on about off South Street near the Cornelius-Davidson line. The 16.2-acre site is currently woods, between the Antiquity covered bridge and McEver Fields across from Davidson Elementary School. It stretches west along the creek … More 99-unit Antiquity Woods proposed off South Street
For those interested in open space preservation, here’s a story I produced this week on WFAE: Congress last week approved a bill that makes tax incentives permanent for agreements that conserve land and preserve open space. Lands conservancies are calling it the most important legislation in decades for their movement. Since 2006, landowners have been … More Land Trusts Say Permanent Tax Incentives Will Spur Conservation | WFAE
Drive down any major thoroughfare and you’ll see houses and apartments rising from the dirt, part of a wave of new residential construction rolling across the Lake Norman region. That’s good news for people who want to live here, or trade up to a new home. But all the new population growth brings concerns, especially … More From Mooresville to Huntersville, residential construction booms
Davidson commissioners said Tuesday they’ve heard “loud and clear” citizens’ concerns about the “catalyst study” for redeveloping the Town Hall site. At their work session Tuesday, board members said they have no plans to take action soon, and will continue to discuss the study into early 2016. Town officials said they’ll continue publicizing the study and seeking … More Davidson board wants more feedback on catalyst study
For the Oct. 18, 2015 Charlotte Observer: It’s still just an idea, without financing or developers, but Davidson residents are hotly debating a proposal to redevelop about 3.5 acres of town-owned land around Town Hall on South Main Street. I talked to Rusty Knox, who started the Facebook group “Paradise Lost,” and collected background information … More Davidson debate: paradise lost, or opportunity? | The Charlotte Observer