Kannapolis Revitalization

November/December 2021 Update


Work continues on the Downtown Revitalization Project


  • VIDA - The apartment complex is open and people are moving in. The parking deck is open to the public. Construction on 200 Main (VIDA II) - which is additional apartments - is underway.
  • Blocks 4 and 5 - the City has reached an agreement with Right Field Development, LLC to develop these blocks in a mixed use district of offices, a restaurant, condos, and potentially a hotel. A groundbreaking ceremony is anticipated by the end of 2021. 
  • Phase One of the Gem Theatre Restoration Project is complete. This work inculded restoration of the marquee, replacing the HVAC systems, and the addition of handicapp accessible restrooms on the first floor. The theatre is open - visit and enjoy a movie.
  • The West Avenue Streetscape and Atrium Health Ballpark are open. The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers finished in 4th place in their division. 
  • Pennant Square Townhomes - grading on the site is underway and infrastructure installation is underway. Framing of the first structures is done. A virtual open house for the first phase of homes is underway.  Information on the townhomes - Charlotte@TriPointeHomes.com
  • A number of businesses are now open on West Avenue including restaurants, a brewery, bontiques, a barber shop, hair salon, coffee shop, bakery and much more. 

Downtown Block Map - view this map which provides a snapshot of the downtown properties and their status. 





History of the Project:

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



Downtown Revitalization Timeline