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MoRA Unveils “Art at the Point”

The MoRA Town Hall meeting had many high points for the nearly 200 people who came to East Mecklenburg High on Sept. 14. The highest – 16 feet high, to be exact – arrived with soft music, a solitary, appreciative “ohhh” from somewhere in the audience and then,...

First Annual MoRA Bash brings more than 500 neighbors and friends

More than 500 residents of the Monroe Road area came out to celebrate the work of MoRA (Monroe Road Advocates) on a cool and drizzly May 19th evening. Attendees toured the recently completed pool and amenity spaces of M Station and enjoyed the music of Flat Tire and...

M Station Apartments amenities completed

The amenities of M Station including its expansive pool and sundeck, clubhouse and fitness center were completed just in time for summer and the warm times ahead. We appreciate the patience of our early residents as we wrapped up the finishing touches, and we honored...

Hawthorne’s to Anchor New Retail Building at Meridian Place

Hawthorne’s NY Pizza & Bar is the newest addition to Meridian Place, the transformative, mixed-use development under construction on Monroe Road. Hawthorne’s, a local restaurant group started more than 12 years ago, will be the anchor tenant for a new 10,000...

Monroe Road Community Advocates Form MoRA to Advance Creative

Residents from neighborhoods surrounding the Monroe Road corridor have come together to form a grass roots organization known as MoRA – a creative moniker for Monroe Road Advocates. The organization is the evolution of a host of informal meetings and initiatives...

First Residents Move Into M Station Apartments

The first residents have moved into M Station now marking a great milestone for Meridian Place. Apartment leasing managers report great interest in leasing at M Station and plans for the community. Prospects and residents have been impressed with the spacious layouts...

Monroe Road Area Progress and Meridian Place Noted in Article

Changes in the Monroe Road corridor and neighborhood efforts to revitalize the area were noted in an article this past weekend in the Charlotte Observer. The article made note of Meridian Place and properties being re-developed in the area including the former BJ’s on...

Designs for Office and Retail Buildings Unveiled

Goode Properties has unveiled designs for the first office and retail buildings at Meridian Place. These include a three-story, 30,000-square foot office building and 10,000 square foot retail building. The first retail building will be built adjacent to the southern...

M Station Designs and Amenities

M Station’s offers residents a choice of studio, one, two and three bedroom floor plans with spacious designs and high quality finishes including island kitchens with oversized cabinets, granite counter tops, and stainless steel appliances. Each apartment has its own...

Apartments Now Leasing

Construction of M Station apartments at Meridian Place continues its steady progress, and our first buildings should open by mid September. While there is still a lot of construction taking place at this time this is an exciting time as we begin to complete some of...

M Station Apartments Bringing New Look to Monroe Road

If you have traveled by Meridian Place lately, you may have noticed the M Station apartments under construction. M Station, situated in the center of Meridian Place, is bringing what we believe is a new look to this section of Monroe Road with four-story buildings...

East Meck to See Renovations

East Mecklenburg High School will see numerous improvements to its campus and facilities by virtue of bonds passed this past November by area voters. The $12.74 million project will include a multi-story, 30-classroom building and renovations to existing buildings as...

Design Team Comments on Meridian Place

Great communities do not occur without committed designers. Brian Smith and Chuck Travis, principals of Urban Design Partners and The Housing Studio, have been an integral part of Meridian Place, and we appreciate their contributions and commitment. “We have enjoyed...

Monroe Road Association Pushing Forward with Major Initiatives

A new community group has been formed to advance several Monroe Road area objectives including an updated identity and vision for the area after working together on projects the past year. We appreciate the contributions of all who are a part of this group and the...

Community Contributions Ongoing and Appreciated

One of the exciting dynamics around the development of Meridian Place has been the recommendation of ideas and tenants for Meridian Place put forth by neighboring residents. We appreciate the work of Kathy Hill, Steve Martin and Barbara Birge, area residents who have...

Conference Drive Overpass Now Open

The road landscape continues to change around Meridian Place with the opening of Conference Drive including its bridge and extension over Independence Boulevard. Drivers traveling west on Idlewild Road to Monroe will be diverted to Conference Drive as a result of road...

Meridian Place and East Side’s Momentum

East side business leaders received encouraging news recently from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg planning director. “We’re very pleased with the momentum that’s occurring,” said Debra Campbell. A part of Charlotte that’s often lagged in development, Campbell said...

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