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2004, 2018

5 Reasons Your Restaurant Will Fail

Running a successful restaurant is hard, and takes a ton of work. Here are some signs to look out for. You expand too quickly. Restaurants need [...]

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HELPING DYNAMIC BRANDS GROW
AND DESTINATION RETAIL PROJECTS THRIVE.

TRUSTED REAL
ESTATE ADVISOR

HELPING DYNAMIC BRANDS GROW AND DESTINATION RETAIL PROJECTS THRIVE.

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The Hearst Tower located in Charlotte, North Carolina, was a second generation restaurant situated on the most popular food and beverage street in Uptown. However, it had been vacant for multiple years and was considered a “Snake bit location” due to lack of street front presence. his was creating an undesirable and rampant turnover of hopeful concepts. Read More….

This redevelopment located at 400 South Tryon Street in uptown Charlotte, North Carolina was previously home to an 8,000 square foot ground floor FBI holding cell. Adam saw that the underutilized space was in a prime location – directly across from Romare Bearden Park and an influx of multifamily projects. In addition, the BB&T and Bank of America stadiums were just blocks away. Read More…

Spectrum Properties & Cornerstone reached out to Adam to help with the redevelopment of retail space located in the ground level of a parking garage in Charlotte. Located at 230 South Church Street in Uptown and just a block away from the 400 South Tryon redevelopment, there was also great potential for this neighboring space. Read More…

ABOUT Adam

I specialize in helping dynamic brands grow and destination retail projects thrive. Based in Uptown Charlotte, with reach throughout the South east, I have the proven ability to successfully drive retail and restaurant projects for top tier brands. SEE MORE >

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ABOUT Adam

I specialize in helping dynamic brands grow and destination retail projects thrive. Based in Uptown Charlotte, with reach throughout the South east, I have the proven ability to successfully drive retail and restaurant projects for top tier brands. SEE MORE >

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Adam Williams BRANDS

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Legacy Commercial Real Estate Advisors is dedicated to providing the best commercial real estate services to both owners and users of office, land, investment, retail and industrial properties in Charlotte, as well as throughout North and South Carolina. All of our experienced brokers and team members are committed to exceeding the expectations of our clients and providing the highest levels of service.

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From The BLOG

2703, 2018

10 things you need to know before you try to start a restaurant

Over the years I have spent a tremendous amount of time with people that own restaurants or want to. I have learned a lot from all of these people despite myself. Below are some of the universal truths that have endured over the years. It’s going to cost a lot more than you think You have [...]

2303, 2018

Adam Schwegman with General Growth Properties explores the intersection of real estate and food.

What does it take to bring a food or drink concept to a mall, food hall, or other major retail development? You need to impress Adam Schwegman, the corporate vice president of eat and drink for General Growth Properties. GGP has 127 retail properties, mainly malls, from Maine to Hawaii. "My team is tasked with bringing [...]

2303, 2018

Bruce Leonard explains how strategy and data drive smarter developments

When a new real estate project is in development, there are a ton of moving parts: architects, strategists, analysts, brokers, design firms, planners. Bruce Leonard pulled all of these moving parts together in Streetsense, a strategy and design collective with a focus on brands and places. Leonard is a managing principal for architecture and planning at [...]

2303, 2018

Behind the brand with Scott Wooten, creator of 704 Shop

704 Shop might not ring a bell, but the designs hard to miss. It's nearly a requirement to buy one of their flagship shirts upon accepting Charlotte as home. The brand has become iconic for Queen City pride. The store, which started out as an online retailer about five years ago, recently opened its first brick [...]