News Releases


7/13/22   55 Best Towns in the Carolinas
7/13/22   North Carolina Tops Another National Business Climate Ranking

Kannapolis Announces New Development Project Adjacent to Atrium Health Ballpark


City of Kannapolis and Lansing Melbourne Group Break Ground on 200 Main Mixed-Use Project

7/27/21   More Private Investment Coming to Downtown Kannapolis

Kannapolis Goal for Seeking Private Investment in Downtown Properties is Progressing Successfully - Additional Parcels Are Sold

8/13/2020   Residential and Commercial Growth and Development Trend Continues in Kannapolis 
7/14/2020   Kannapolis in Cabarrus This Week
7/14/2020   Kannapolis Sells Downtown Block Two Properties
6/8/2020   Kannapolis Finalizing Sale of Downtown Block One Properties
5/12/2020   New Restaurants Coming to VIDA in Downtown Kannapolis (Construction at Halfway Mark)
10/25/2019   City Approves Downtown Townhome Project
10/25/2019   Kannapolis Approves Sale of Phase 1 Block 1
10/11/2019   West Avenue is Open
9/10/2019   City of Kannapolis Announces Historic Designation and Improvements for The Gem Theatre
8/21/2019   Downtown Revitalization Update
 7/15/2019   Kannapolis Seeks Proposals for Downtown Block One Properties
 5/28/2019   Kannapolis Seeks Developer for Townhouse Project
 5/3/2019   Kannapolis Welcomes Armory Beer Company
  VIDA Releases Leasing Information 
April Downtown Update
  City Celebrates Groundbreaking of VIDA
City’s Financial Health Remains Strong
 12/14/2018   Kannapolis Train Station Improvement Project Completed
12/5/2018    Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Kannapolis Center Opens for Business with Ribbon-Cutting Event to Celebrate
11/10/2018    City of Kannapolis Selected for National League of Cities Event
 11/1/2018   Temerity Baseball Purchases Kannapolis Intimidators
 10/30/2018    Kannapolis Celebrates Groundbreaking Of Sports & Entertainment Venue (New Home of the Kannapolis Intimidators)
 10/19/2018   October/November Downtown Update
7/13/2018    July/August Downtown Update
 7/11/2018    City of Kannapolis Experiencing Residential and Commercial Development Growth
6/1/2018    Downtown Construction Update
 3/23/2018   Downtown Construction Update
 2/12/2018   City Seeks Developer Proposals for S. Main Street Block
 1/21/2018   Downtown Construction Update
1/23/2018    Street Closures Announced for Downtown Kannapolis
1/23/2018   Kannapolis City Council Approves First Step In New Downtown Development Process
1/19/2018     New $300 Million Investment in Downtown Kannapolis under Consideration
 10/29/17   Downtown Street Closures Announced
 10/27/17   Kannapolis Celebrates Kickoff of Downtown Revitalization Project
  Salvage Dawgs Films Episode on Kannapolis Downtown Project
Interested in Working on the West Avenue Streetscape & Infrastructure Project?
7/31/17   West Avenue Streetscape & Infrastructure Phase One Plans Finalized
5/30/17   Animation of Kannapolis Streetscape Released
2/28/17    Design for Sports and Entertainment Venue Approved by City Council
12/12/16   West Avenue Streetscape Approved
12/12/16   City Council Approved First Steps for New Sports & Entertainment Venue
11/10/16   City Council Approves Downtown Lease for Brewery
8/8/16   City Selects LMG as Demonstration Project Developer 
 7/25/16   Council Approves Downtown Master Plan
 7/11/16   Study on Ballpark Plan Presented to Council
6/17/16     Downtown Master Plan Presented to Council
5/4/16   City Seeks RFPs for Downtown Revitalization Project
4/2516   City Approves First Downtown Revitalization Project
12/9/15   Site Analysis Presented
10/15/15   Market Analysis for Downtown Revitalization Presented
9/28/15   Guiding Principles for Downtown
8/11/15   Property Management Firm Hired
4/9/15   Kannapolis Will Purchase Additional Downtown Properties
3/12/15   Kannapolis Will Acquire Downtown Properties



For more information:

Mike Legg, Kannapolis City Manager

Irene Sacks, Director of Economic & Community Development