Kannapolis Downtown Revitalization Project

October Update

Work continues in Kannapolis on the Downtown Revitalization Project – construction of the Sports & Entertainment Venue and VIDA, the parking deck and apartments. 

The West Avenue Streetscape is now open. 

The Sports & Entertainment Venue will be home to the Kannapolis Minor League Baseball Team and accommodate other events such as concerts. The venue will have conference and meeting space, a playground and more. The SEV will open in April 2020.

VIDA- the Mixed Use District of apartments, a parking deck, a brewery, office and restaurant space is now under construction and will be finished in 2021.


The Gem Theatre is open for business. The Old Armor Beer Company is working on interior renovations to their location on West Avenue  and expects to open this Fall. 


Sports and Entertainment Venue construction is underway. Underground plumbing work, baseball walls and retaining walls are being constructed. The steel construction is complete and the concrete work is the next step. This building will house suites, meeting/conference space and concession kitchens. Light structures are going up. Seating areas are under construction.

VIDA Mixed Use District – Steel and concrete structures for the multistory project is now occurring.



Here are two videos with City Manager Mike Legg and Cabarrus County Chair Steve Morris, describing the project:
March 22, 2018
September 5, 2019



Downtown Revitalization Timeline