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What we’ve been calling Boylan Flats turns out to be an extended-stay hotel on Boylan Avenue and they appear to be getting close to looking like they will open. Called Revisn, the hotel offers fully furnished residential units for stays longer than 30 days. I’m not sure Revisn helps with the hotel room needs directly […]

Plans Submitted for Ten-Story Building on 600 Block of Hillsborough Street

Corner of Hillsborough and Boylan. June 2018. The southern end of Glenwood Avenue is mushrooming with new growth. In addition to One Glenwood and Two Glenwood, which we’ve discussed in the past, site plans were submitted to the city for Two Hillsborough, a 10-story tower for the same block as One Glenwood. The plans indicate […]

Trophy Brewing Expansion on Morgan Street

Trophy Brewing on Morgan Street. June 2018. Trophy Brewing is expanding. The brewery that started in a small retail building along Morgan Street has taken over the entire building now and site plans were submitted for a small expansion. The plans suggest that more of the angled parking in front will be used for outdoor […]

Options on the Table For New City Hall Tower

Raleigh Municipal Building. June 2018. During a March 27, 2018 meeting of the Economic Development and Innovation (EDI) Committee, there were some good details discussed over the future Civic Campus Master Plan. I wanted to bring out some details from the meeting minutes here today. You can watch the video of the meeting on YouTube […]

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One Glenwood is really coming along with the lower floors having their facade being put in place now. The parking deck, seen on the right from this angle, flew up and is giving Morgan Street an urban feel. At the pace I’m seeing, it seems the building will be ready by this Winter for sure. […]

South Street Townhome Plan Flips to Condos, Adds More Units

The site of 611 West South. April 2018. A plan for townhomes at 611 West South, which has seemed to stall throughout 2017 has changed and now includes more units. Site plans (SR-48-18) show 87 units across two, 3-story condo buildings. Renamed to South Street Condos, in short, the plan has changed from this: Plan […]

Two Cranes Up Over Smokey Hollow

A quick one today. I’ve been enjoying this shot from The West looking at Smokey Hollow and the second crane being built over the site. This summer we should really see a lot of construction activity in this area.

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In case you missed it, FNB Tower is officially under construction. The tower crane has shown up at the site and crews have been pounding away. For me, it’ll be enjoyable to watch this mixed-use project go up and I think it’ll make a dramatic impact on City Plaza as it fills in the “360 […]

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