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  1. UAB is about to open a brand new 45,000 seat stadium which would certainly help in moving up to AAC I would believe. Pretty cool looking digs (see link). Anyone know how much Charlotte's football stadium can expand to? https://www.bizjournals.com/birmingham/news/2021/09/15/protective-stadium-sign-lighting.html
  2. Haven't seen some of those images before.... Looks like the stadium on the other side of the practice fields could be used for concerts?
  3. So reading the tea leaves here we can expect something like a 30-40 story office tower and two 20-25ish story residential towers?!?!
  4. ^Thanks for the pics... I flew in/out of CLT last week and seeing it in person really just gives you perspective in terms of how massive that terminal expansion is... Nice to see some of the glass starting to go in too.
  5. Yea, Green's will be gone... That seems more like a negotiation thing to me. $2.5M to keep Green's? How about $3M and we knock down the building? Ok, sold! Will be interesting to see what kind of high-rise would be built in its place. I would assume residential or maybe mixed use. EDIT: Doah, I just realized it's .07 acres, not .7 acres... What would you even do with something that small? Part of a bigger plan to get the remaining block?
  6. For any of you IPA geeks like me, Resident Culture is hosting a tap takeover of Outer Range (Denver, CO) beers on Saturday. Door open at noon. They did some collabs with them as well. Definitely worth checking out. Yours truly will be there of course
  7. Texas and Oklahoma are gone from the Big 12 IMO... The cat is already out of the bag on this one. And yes, that will mean the end of the Big 12 as well. Their two flagship schools leaving meaning there is no way for it to remain. I suspect you will see the other remaining P5 conferences poach the other schools. It will become four super conferences: SEC, ACC, B10 and PAC12.
  8. ^Are all these jobs at the airport (and AA in general) really net-new? Or is it rehiring back from Covid? Feel like it's a little bit of both.
  9. As a part of this trip, I feel like the CLT Regional Business Alliance would be driving moving trucks from NY & NJ on their way back with the amount of people from those locales coming here lol
  10. I've often said that if you could combine the strengths of both Charlotte and Richmond, you'd have one of the truly great American cities.
  11. Right now, like a lot of metros around the country, the real estate market is out of whack from a pricing standpoint. Normally, given your price point I'd recommend a lot of areas to check out such as Plaza Midwood, NoDa, Cherry, Chantilly, Elizabeth and Sedgefield or South End. At some point the market will settle down and pricing will hopefully come back down to earth a bit. Inventory is really low and people are overpaying for properties left and right. A friend of mine is moving down here from Maryland next month and he lost out on several properties in south CLT where multiple parties wer
  12. Hate when you do this... Now we just hit refresh over and over on this site LOL
  13. I find it interesting that both Charlotte and Dallas are almost identical in terms of median price and median days on the market. My SIL just moved there from California and can tell you it's as hyper competitive of a real estate market as anyone else. And I wouldn't really consider them to be peers. There are a lot of different ways to interpret this data. All of which is good for a lot of the metros listed.
  14. Yea, I second this as well... Working in IT Consulting for years with a geographically dispersed team, one thing we often did was have team or sometimes organizational meetings in cities with an onsite airport hotel. It was easy to fly into a city, walk off your plane and head over to hotel that was right there. And this is a very common practice for many different companies because it was easy. Didn't have to worry about people getting rental cars or an Uber to ride into a city. Restaurants are usually pretty good at a Hyatt Regency, full service Marriott, etc. so you didn't have to go offsit
  15. I don't recall if there was a thread for this or not, but here's some info on that 24 story, 324 unit apartment tower at the Walgreen site. 15k in ground level retail. https://twitter.c om/katieperalta/status/1409880703857213448?s=20
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