News Releases



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