Chapel Hill's Dwight Bassett makes the case for economic development

Yesterday at noon, Chapel Hill's Economic Development Officer Dwight Bassett provided a brief, one-hour presentation outlining some key facts and developments concerning retail, housing, and office space in Chapel Hill. The full presentation can be viewed here.

I attended and live-tweeted the meeting. You can see the play-by-play below.

Chapel Hill 2020- "Retail, Housing and Economic Development in Chapel Hill" Presentation

Presentation by Dwight Bassett, Chapel Hill's Director of Economic Development


Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm


Council Chamber, Town Hall

University Square Public Meetings

In July, the University’s Chapel Hill Foundation Real Estate Holdings Inc. purchased the 12-acre University Square and Granville Tower property in downtown Chapel Hill.  Cousins Properties Incorporated, a developer that specializes in mixed use projects, is partnering with the Foundation to redevelop the property.  On Thursday, October 15, the University and Cousins Properties will host two public meetings to discuss the redevelopment.   

The meetings will be at 3:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. in Suite 133-G of University Square, next to Ken’s Quickie Mart.  Although the first meeting is primarily for tenants of University Square, you are invited to attend either meeting.  The same material will be presented at both. 

Parking is available on site. Chapel Hill Transit service is available via most routes.

Cousins Properties recently selected Elkus Manfredi Architects of Boston to help plan and design the project.  At the meeting, the development teams from Cousins and Elkus Manfredi will share their process and initial analysis of the property and ask for your input on the redevelopment. Public input will guide the architects as they develop a concept plan to be submitted to the Town next spring. 


Thursday, October 15, 2009 - 11:30am to 1:00pm


133-G University Square (next to Ken's Quickie Mart)

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