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Photo by xtremetoonz The site of The Fairweather condos has been cleared at the end of Harrington Street. After the Rogers House move in June, this makes the site ready for construction of the 45 condo units. The view should be pretty nice!


The Saint Townhomes Take Shape and Elevate

The Saint townhomes. July 2018. It’s been almost a year since we checked in on the townhomes along St. Mary’s Street, The Saint, and these units are coming along nicely. The 17 units offer something truly unique to downtown, the city even, as they are high in quality and design. With a mix of floor […]


Downtown Raleigh’s Event-Driven Days Are Now Over

Raleighites sit all over City Plaza waiting to watch a movie on a large inflatable screen. July 2016. I’m sure you, like me, have heard it all the time from those that worked in downtown Raleigh in the 1980s or even the 1990s. “Downtown was dead.” I get this all the time from those who […]


Pic of the Week

It looks like the storage building on South Street is basically completed. The ancillary retail space was empty last I checked but since it will support the storage building, it won’t be anything too exciting. (except for maybe the professional organizers in the house) These storage buildings are cheap to run and it’s not too […]


Pic of the Week

Corner of Bloodworth and Hargett Streets The Hargett Place townhomes on East Hargett Street are pretty much a wrap from what it looks like. I imagine a form of this is the exact high-end product that balances urban living with convenient car access. Each side of the block has a driveway and each unit has […]


Raleigh Union Station is Now Open

After a few delays (which we’ll all forget about in no time) Raleigh Union Station is now officially open and taking/dropping off passengers. There are a total of 10 daily trains coming and going and the size of the station leaves plenty of room for growth. It is a true future-proof station. The station is […]


Dockless Scooters Launch in Downtown Raleigh

This week, Raleigh’s first electric, dockless, scooter share system launched with over 100 scooters deployed throughout downtown Raleigh, Cameron Village, and other parts. Bird is the first one out of the gate for Raleigh as other cities have multiple vendors. FYI. Yours truly saw Lime scooters zipping around Raleigh so who knows if they too […]


Pic of the Week

The townhomes shown above, called 10 Arros, along New Bern Avenue are close to being finished. Modern in style and across the street from City Cemetery, six of ten units have been sold as of this writing. The added density along a future BRT corridor is nice to see and walking in front, these units […]


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