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Taking A Look At The Future Courtyard Marriott on McDowell Street

Rendering of future hotel on McDowell Street. Rendering comes courtesy of Winwood Hospitality Group. That’s it. 2017 is going to be the year of the downtown hotel. However, you could probably see that coming if you really paid attention last year, right? Anyway, let’s take a look at the recently submitted plans for a hotel […]


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Residence Inn construction site, January 2017 Checking in on the progress at the Residence Inn on Salisbury Street. Most of the exterior materials are in place and the hotel is planning to be open this Spring. I can’t say I’m very excited about the color palette used on this project, especially on the rear (west […]


Pic of the Week

The sites of various car repair shops and the former Ice Market and Grill building have been cleared along West South Street. 42 units of residential are planned for this land, which were covered in more detail in this post.


Latest Update for Dual-Brand Hotel on Davie Street

Corner of Davie and McDowell Street, December 2016. Revisiting a topic we talked about in May 2015, new site plans for a hotel at the corner of Davie and McDowell Streets popped up at the city recently. Plans show a 259-room dual-brand (Hilton Garden and Homewood Suites) hotel with interior parking in a 13-story building. […]


Site Plans Show 10-Story Building for Gateway Center

The end of Kindley Street, 3D view from Google. Click to see on Google Maps. Back in the summer of 2016, we took a look at the Gateway Center, the area along Salisbury Street near the performing arts center and Raleigh Convention Center. I’m guessing few of us have had any real interactions with this […]


A Walk Around Caswell Square

Some of the locals at Caswell Square, December 2016 Caswell Square has made the news recently as a piece of the state-owned land is being considered to be sold to a private developer. A few buildings on the square are planning to be renovated for medical offices. The North Carolina Council of State needs to […]


Two Glenwood Plans New Parking Deck and Hotel For Morgan Street

Click for larger More plans for development aimed to support One Glenwood have been posted. Site plans for what is called Two Glenwood were submitted to the city for a parking deck and 150-room hotel. Built as part of two phases, the deck will come first with the hotel following. The image above shows the […]


Gramercy Apartments Completed and Pharmacy + Market Now Open

Completed over the summer, The Gramercy Apartments is now open. The Glenwood South apartment building also has one retailer in it’s space at the corner of North Street and Glenwood Avenue. Glenwood South Pharmacy and Market is a full-service pharmacy and small grocery store. Below are some photos showing a wide selection of eats and […]


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