Nicole Toma addresses the Growth and Natural Resources Committee

Final Vote Set for Hillsborough Townhome Project

Following its second and final appearance at the Growth and Natural Resources Committee, a rezoning case for a Hillsborough Street Townhome development was sent back to the full City Council for a vote with a recommendation that it not be approved.

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Moore Square Contract Approval Delayed

City Council's Growth and Natural Resources Committee voted Wednesday to hold off on whether to recommend allowing negotiations to begin with a construction team for the Moore Square redevelopment project.

A rendering of the new Rogers Lane Elementary school

Development Beat: New Building Report

In this week's new building report, we take a look at two new educational facilities coming to the Capital City: Primrose, a chain-daycare center, will be opening its third Raleigh location and Clancy & Theys is beginning work on the new Rogers Lane Elementary school.

Airbnb is illegal in Raleigh, yet a search of the site turns up more than 300 listings in the city

Short-Term Housing One Step Closer To Legalization

Planning Commissioners on Tuesday voted to recommend approval of a text change that would legalize short-term rental services such as Airbnb within the City of Raleigh, although some expressed concern that the proposed regulations were overly restrictive.

The former Greyhound station in downtown Raleigh. The Link Apartments can be seen on the right.

Development Beat: Teardown Tuesday

Today on Teardown Tuesday we take a look at the plans to tear down downtown Raleigh's former Greyhound Station at 314 West Jones Street. Greyhound relocated to a new home on Capital Boulevard, apparently to make way for yet another downtown apartment complex.

There was quite a line for the porta-pottys.

Oak City Portraits: Brewgaloo

North Carolina's largest craft beer festival Brewgaloo drew thousands of thirsty festival-goers to the streets of Downtown Raleigh this weekend. The Record even managed to get in on some of the fun by having people write down their favorite things about Raleigh on signs we hung in our tent.

The new Lidl in Raleigh will likely resemble this rendering of one of the chain's new European locations

Atlantic CAC Briefed on New Lidl Grocery Store

At last week's monthly meeting of the Atlantic CAC, North Raleigh neighbors voted on a new parking lot for a local dentist and heard an update on plans for Raleigh's first iteration of the German discount grocery chain LIDL.

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Development Beat: The Moore Square Three

In a Development Beat exclusive, we bring you a brief look at the top-three proposals for the long-gestating renovation project set to take place at downtown's historic Moore Square park.