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Design for Kannapolis Sports and Entertainment Venue Approved

A design for the Kannapolis Sports and Entertainment Venue was unanimously approved by the Kannapolis City Council. The venue will be the home of the Kannapolis Intimidators and serve as an anchor for the redevelopment of downtown Kannapolis. The next step …

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Ideal Health Biotechnology Opens First US Office At The NC Research Campus

Ideal Health Biotechnology, LLC, joined the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis to accelerate research and development of their dietary supplements made from naturally occurring, plant-based compounds. Ideal has an antioxidant spray made from grape seed extract available in …

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City & LMG Reach Agreement on Downtown Demonstration Project

On January 23, the Kannapolis City Council and Lansing Melbourne Group (LMG) formally agreed on the terms for the purchase of land and the specific components of the Demonstration Project. The Demonstration Project will be a mixed use development of …

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Infection Control Startup Locates at the NCRC

BioArmor is a start-up company that is changing the field of infection control with proprietary formulations of non-toxic, non-alcohol based hand sanitizers, topical antiseptics and hard surface disinfectants that use nanotechnology to kill harmful microorganisms for up to 12 hours. …

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First Brewery Coming to Kannapolis

The Kannapolis City Council approved a lease for a brewery production and taproom business, in downtown Kannapolis as part of the Kannapolis Revitalization Plan. Third Dimension Brewery will lease property located at 100 West Avenue. The property is located adjacent …

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City Selects LMG as Demonstration Project Developer

Monday night, the Kannapolis City Council selected Lansing Melbourne Group (LMG) for the development of a mixed use district known as the Demonstration Project. LMG proposes investing over $60 million in the project. City Council met with members of LMG …

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Downtown Master Plan Approved by City Council

The Kannapolis City Council has unanimously approved the Downtown Master Plan. The comprehensive plan is designed to guide the City’s revitalization efforts for 50 acres of downtown properties the City purchased last year. The plan provides direction for the redevelopment …

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City Approves Incentives for ISE Enterprises, Inc. Expansion

The City of Kannapolis has approved an economic development incentive grant to ISE Enterprises, Inc. for investment in a 30,000 square foot facility at 840 Biscayne Drive, Kannapolis. The company has been in Kannapolis since 2004. “We congratulate ISE Enterprises, …

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