3 01, 2018

“Be Powerful” with Liz & Clary Hilliard

By | 2018-01-03T16:43:25+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Adam's Blog|Comments Off on “Be Powerful” with Liz & Clary Hilliard

There are some things you still can't buy online -- like a good workout.  Or can you?  Liz and Clary Hilliard are finding out. "It's a way to reach clients all over the world," Liz Hilliard told Adam Williams on the Retail Redeveloped podcast.  "We are Creating that HSM family outside of Charlotte." You can [...]

15 12, 2017

Patrick Whelan Talks Restaurant Culture

By | 2017-12-15T21:17:24+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Adam's Blog|Comments Off on Patrick Whelan Talks Restaurant Culture

Opening a great restaurant that people want to come back to is one of the most challenging endeavors in retail.  Patrick Whalen has made that happen, and is continuing to duplicate that success with his restaurants, 5Church Charlotte and 5Church Charleston. "5Church tapped into a completely underserved marketplace," Whalen told Commercial Real Estate Broker Adam [...]

1 12, 2017

Retail Dreams Will Be Realized Uptown

By | 2017-12-01T17:48:31+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Adam's Blog|Comments Off on Retail Dreams Will Be Realized Uptown

A little over a decade ago, uptown Charlotte was a bustling banking center by day that grew quiet once workers went home for the day. You could walk the length of Tryon Street after 5:30 p.m. on Friday and find little to entertain you, or even keep you around.  A lot has a lot changed [...]

27 11, 2017

“Retail Redeveloped” Podcast from Adam Williams Launches In-depth Series for Retail, Commercial Real Estate, Restaurants, and More

By | 2017-11-27T19:56:47+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Adam's Blog|Comments Off on “Retail Redeveloped” Podcast from Adam Williams Launches In-depth Series for Retail, Commercial Real Estate, Restaurants, and More

Where will you "shop 'til you drop" this holiday season?  Whether it's online or in a store where you can see and touch what you're buying, we know the retail landscape is changing at an unprecedented pace.  Charlotte commercial real estate broker Adam Williams takes a look into retail space that goes beyond just "window [...]

9 11, 2017

Stop Complaining About All the Apartments in Charlotte

By | 2017-11-09T15:59:47+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Adam's Blog|Comments Off on Stop Complaining About All the Apartments in Charlotte

You may have heard. There’s a bit of an apartment boom here in Charlotte.  You can’t stand in the check-out line Harris Teeter without overhearing someone moaning about how their previously “undiscovered” neighborhood has been taken over by new apartment buildings. People here have a lot of opinions on everything from the design of Charlotte’s newest [...]

20 10, 2017

South End Taking Shape: What’s to Come for Charlotte’s Newest Crown Jewel

By | 2017-10-20T21:51:49+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Adam's Blog|Comments Off on South End Taking Shape: What’s to Come for Charlotte’s Newest Crown Jewel

There’s no denying that South End is the most dynamic area in Charlotte right now. With the potential exception of Uptown, it’s also the fastest-growing. Over the last 10 years alone, South End has transformed from a residential-leaning no man’s land into a transit-accessible commercial juggernaut. I want to take a deeper look at how South End became the darling of local and national media [...]

18 10, 2017

East Blvd: Charlotte’s Restaurant Row

By | 2017-10-18T21:07:17+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Adam's Blog|Comments Off on East Blvd: Charlotte’s Restaurant Row

East Boulevard has been long considered the heart of Dilworth, and the historic neighborhood’s retail thoroughfare.  With over twenty restaurants within less than two miles, the access, visibility and walkability make East Boulevard one of the most exciting restaurant and retail locations in the entire city. Dilworth is home to a young, wealthy and educated [...]

18 10, 2017

Start Me Up, Charlotte Amongst Top 15 Metros for Entrepreneurial Growth

By | 2017-10-18T20:50:50+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Adam's Blog|Comments Off on Start Me Up, Charlotte Amongst Top 15 Metros for Entrepreneurial Growth

The Kauffman Index has released its 2016 report detailing the growth of entrepreneurship across 40 major US metros. Charlotte landed in the number 11 spot up two spots from 2015. Overall 34 of the 40 Metros saw an increase in entrepreneurship, with Charlotte seeing a 45.4% growth and one new IPO. The Index focuses on [...]