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Murchison Building Downtown Sold For $8.25M

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Aug 12, 2022

Local Film Projects Building Sizeable Spend; New TV Series Announced For September

For what some people have termed a slower year for Wilmington’s film scene, things aren’t going badly. So says Johnny Griffin, director of the Wilmington Regional Film Commission, who points to three projects currently in production and o ...

Aug 12, 2022

With Home Sales Down In July, Realtors Struggle To Choose 'sweet Spot' Prices

Home sales are down, prices are up, but Realtors in the Wilmington area say finding buyers isn’t the main thing keeping them up at night. Their biggest challenge these days is winning a daily real estate equivalent of The Price Is Right. ...

Aug 12, 2022

Murchison Building Downtown Sold For $8.25M

The historic Murchison building in downtown Wilmington is under new ownership.  Real estate investment firm Bush Watson purchased the property for $8.25 million on Aug. 10, a company representative confirmed Friday.  Cape Fear Commerc ...

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The Luncheon for Literacy: More than a Meal

Posted May 4, 2022

On Thursday, May 19, 2022, the Cape Fear Literacy Council will celebrate the return of our signature event and fundraiser, the annual Luncheon for Literacy, after a two-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Like many aspects of post-pandemic living, a few things are different. This year we will ga...read entire article

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Law Firm Opens Office On Eastwood Road In Wilmington

Aug 11, 2022

Port Of Wilmington Awarded $18M For Rail Project

The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced a tranche of grant awards, including $18 million headed to the Port of Wilmington for a rail enhancement project.  On Thursday, the DOT named awardees that were granted a combined $2.2 billi ...

Aug 11, 2022

Region Rides Wave Of Government Contracts To Small Business

A goal of the Small Business Administration is to encourage more small businesses to become involved in federal contracting. An announcement July 25 from the SBA indicated that the agency is making progress toward that goal, at least nationally. &nb ...

Aug 10, 2022

Leland Town Center Lands New Tenant; Lowe’s Begins Construction

Construction is commencing at a new Lowe’s Home Improvement store in Leland Town Center, a multi-phase development off U.S. 17.  Lowe’s and property owner C&S Commercial Properties reached a deal at the end of June, according ...

Aug 10, 2022

Galleria Property On Wrightsville Ave. Sold For $37.5M

Charlotte-based State Street Companies sold the former Galleria Shopping Center on Wrightsville Avenue for $37.5 million, according to a news release. The buyer of the 17-acre site, Haven at the Galleria LLC, is an affiliate of Johnson D ...

Aug 10, 2022

Pipeline Poke Headed To Autumn Hall

A trip to Hawaii provided inspiration to bring fresh poke bowls and more to Wilmington. Local chef and The Bento Box owner Lee Grossman knew the area was ready for a restaurant serving the “freshest, healthiest food prepared like it is on th ...

Aug 10, 2022

Rachael Ray, Emeril Lagasse To Appear At GLOW Event

Beacon Education will once again bring big-name celebrities to the Port City for its 2023 culinary chef festivities on February 9 and 10. The annual event, now in its eighth year, is designed to raise money to support Girls Leadership Academy of W ...

Aug 10, 2022

Bill's To Host Mullet Contest To Christen New 'party In The Back' IPA

Have you ever worn a mullet? Are you sporting a mullet now (if you didn’t know, the mullet is making a comeback)? Do you want to join the trend and get a mullet? If you answered yes to any of the above, the Party in the Back Mullet Pageant, ...


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Film On Rebound; New Horse Enters Race

New soundstages in Wilmington are set to be constructed toward the end of the year – marking activity that appears hasn’t happened since the...


Commercial Tenants Navigate Rent Spikes

One of the realities small businesses throughout the area face when trying to find commercial space, which also include increasing rents and...


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The pandemic-induced havoc on hospitals around the country still ricochets across systems today. A dire trend accelerated and emerged: a sho...

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