August 2022 Wendell Falls Drone Construction Tour

While home sales may be returning to a normal pace, the Wendell Falls construction boom is still going strong! Treelight Square Dining District Work is largely complete on the exteriors of the first group of buildings (Phase 1A). Crews have been busy working on the interior of the Smiling Turtle Dentistry and have finally startedContinue reading “August 2022 Wendell Falls Drone Construction Tour”

Transforming Camden Rd into a People Centered Space

The South End of Charlotte continues to boom with development and has become one of the go-to destinations in the Southeast. From the Rail-Trail, adaptive reuse developments, luxury apartments and more there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Camden Road parallels the CATS Blue Line from Tryon Street to Tremont Road. It’s a two lane corridorContinue reading “Transforming Camden Rd into a People Centered Space”

MARTA Fantasy Map

Everyone from Planners, Engineers, to everyday citizens with interests in Atlanta have probably made a MARTA fantasy map. Here I’ve tried to strike a balance between realistic and serving the needs of all potential users. To view the interactive GoogleMap click here. Keep reading for some light analysis on the plan. Building from the centerContinue reading “MARTA Fantasy Map”

Reconnecting Charlotte

Charlotte is one of my favorite cities to visit. From the immaculate skyline, booming South End District, sports teams, decent transit and bike infrastructure, and more – it’s the perfect weekend getaway and change of pace from Raleigh. The transportation makeup of Charlotte is similar to most mid / large sized cities. There’s I-77 travelingContinue reading “Reconnecting Charlotte”

Cycle Audit Part 1- Anderson Point Park to Downtown Raleigh

Back in May, the City of Raleigh had their annual Bike to Work Day. Unfortunately, I live a bit far out and do not have access to safe bike facilities. I was however able to drive about halfway to Anderson Point Park and bike in from there. Since then, I’ve gone on several other ridesContinue reading “Cycle Audit Part 1- Anderson Point Park to Downtown Raleigh”

Things Wendell Must Get Right to Avoid Becoming “Just Another Suburb”

It’s no secret that the Town of Wendell is booming. It’s location just East of the City of Raleigh, lower housing costs than Raleigh and Cary, direct interstate access, good schools, great community and more have catapulted Wendell to being the fastest growing municipality in the area. Realizing this, the Town put together a 2030Continue reading “Things Wendell Must Get Right to Avoid Becoming “Just Another Suburb””

Breaking Down the Wendell Falls PUD

The 1200 acres that make up Wendell Falls have been on the Town’s docket since 2006. The initial developer unfortunately went bankrupt during the Great Recession and the land sat idle until NASH acquired the rights to the land and PUD (Planned Unit Development) in 2013. To view the full document visit https://nmcdn.io/e186d21f8c7946a19faed23c3da2f0da/3834b95a93b14b3689a528c1f97c5d69/files/files/Wendell_Falls/2015.11.09_Final_Merged_PUD_As_Approved_.pdf and theContinue reading “Breaking Down the Wendell Falls PUD”

June 2022 Wendell Falls Drone Construction Tour

The Wendell Falls construction boom is still going strong! For the first time, I used my drone to stop by some of sites under construction. Treelight Square Dining District Work is wrapping up on the exterior of the last building group which we recently found out will be Parkside Restaurant. This will be their secondContinue reading “June 2022 Wendell Falls Drone Construction Tour”

May 2022 Wendell Falls Construction Updates

It’s a busy time in Wendell Falls! Currently several phases of residential development are underway as well as several commercial components. For a refresher on what’s going where please visit: https://philveasley.com/wendell/wendellfalls/ Treelight Square Phase 1 Exterior buildout is nearly complete and the landscaping has been installed. Latest word is that tenants should be open byContinue reading “May 2022 Wendell Falls Construction Updates”