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Changing the Affordable Housing Stigma

One of the most prevalent issues facing our industry, our communities and our nation is the need for affordable housing. Since the financial crisis, the supply of affordable housing options has continually failed to meet the ever-growing demand. With only 20 percent of people able to afford majority of the for-sale homes being constructed today and workforce housing already at full capacity, there is tremendous demand for affordable housing and we are falling further and further behind as the deficit continues to grow. NarmourWright will offer a series of articles regarding some of the challenges we face in order to

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Kingsley Mixed Use

It’s likely you have heard of a new development named Kingsley in Fort Mill, SC. Located off I-77, it’s hard to miss. Kingsley, a mixed-use development, is home to two large corporate headquarters, two hotels, multifamily over retail, a large lake and amphitheater, and approximately 150,000 SF of small shops and restaurants. Fort Mill was previously home to numerous textile factories, so Kingsley chose to continue the legacy by creating a development that cherishes its future by honoring past generations. You’ll notice a rich collection of murals, plaques and accents throughout the development which tell a story. NarmourWright continued that

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NarmourWright Gives Back

 NarmourWright not only commits excellence to our clients, but we also commit excellence to our community. Volunteering our time to local efforts is important to us, it allows us to gain insight into our community needs, enabling us to design and build a better future and environment for the city of Charlotte. Recently, NarmourWright took part in multiple volunteer opportunities. Kelly Steele, an NWA Project Architect, is a member of CREW Charlotte. CREW recently hosted a Habitat Build in the Charlotte area. Kelly and Krista (a Senior Associate at NWA) participated by installing trim work for the home. The build took place on April 20th

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Boutique Apartment 300 Optimist Park Opens on Blue Line

Charlotte, N.C.  –  300 Optimist Park, a boutique apartment community located north of Uptown along the extension of the Blue Line, has opened for leasing. Niche developer Beauxwright teamed with NarmourWright Architecture and custom builder Kelly McArdle to design and construct the intimate community located just steps from the new Parkwood Blue Line Station, Highland Mills, and the numerous restaurants and amenities being added to Optimist Park and the burgeoning area. The new community is made up of 48 one bedroom and studio apartments available in two buildings separated by a courtyard, a marked departure from the large apartment complexes under

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