New Construction

A Walk Around the News & Observer Block

It’s great to introduce a new project to follow here on the blog. Just this week, it was announced that the News & Observer has reached a deal to sell their headquarters site in downtown Raleigh to local developers. The deal is one of the biggest, coming in at $20.2 million for the 3-acre site. […]

Diving Into The Site Plans for The Dillon

Preliminary rendering of The Dillon, released in June 2015 Last week, site plans for The Dillon were submitted to the city and posted on their website. You can dive into it yourself here (when I looked, it was incorrectly spelled “dillion”) or follow along with the highlights below. Some quick background first. The Dillon is […]

Pic of the Week

HQ Raleigh, one of downtown Raleigh’s entrepreneur hubs, is expanding. They have purchased a building behind their Harrington Street space that actually faces West Street and demolition has taken place. I found an old photo I took of West Street and you can see what used to be there in the photo below. Click for […]

Christ Church Expanding along Edenton Street

Construction site of the future Christ Church expansion. Click for larger. Along East Edenton Street, Christ Church will be expanding, eating up some of the surface parking lot that’s behind the church. The groundbreaking was this week and removal of the asphalt is already underway. A sign on the fencing shows a rendering, drawn up […]

Pic of the Week

The townhomes on Person Street, as part of the Blount Street Commons project, have been mostly built out. The more northern units look almost done and give us a sense of what they will look like. I am a big fan of these types of residential units and hope to see more, a lot more, […]

Centerline Digital Expanding in Glenwood South

Centerline’s office space After noticing the construction work taking place at Centerline Digital, I was invited in for a tour to find out more about them. The construction on North Street in Glenwood South is an expansion of Centerline’s space to accommodate a growing team. What started with 2 people in 1995, the digital marketing […]

Clearing The Way For The Saint

There isn’t anything very exciting in the photo above but what we are looking at are lots along the 200 block of St. Mary’s Street. The houses that used to be here have been removed and multiple trees have been tagged with the letter C which I assume means that they are marked for removal. […]

Pic of the Week

Fencing has gone up around the future Raleigh Union Station. Perhaps things will start soon. Hat tip to Richard. Thanks!

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