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Coworking space opens in historic Gaylord building, despite industry uncertainty

Common Desk Community Manager Aaron Ellis (left) believes the timing is prime for a trendy shared workspace to open in a...
downtown wilmington Bijou Park North Front Street and River Place (Port City Daily photo/Alexandria Sands)

Wilmington City Council greenlights delayed Bijou Park revitalization

The City of Wilmington is moving forward with renovating Bijou Park. The project was originally expected to be completed in April...

Six development projects to keep an eye on in 2021

The City of Wilmington is awaiting Technical Review Committee submittals from developers of The Avenue, a major mixed-use development planned and...

Ruth’s Chris Steak House will move from Hotel Ballast to River Place complex in June 2021

WILMINGTON, NC — Ruth's Chris Steak House will be moving from Hotel Ballast and...
City Council approved changes to the city's policy regarding paid time off if the city closes due to natural disasters (Port City Daily photo / File)

Did Wilmington staff inform city council of financial risk before River Place eminent domain vote?

Wilmington City Council has approved nearly a half-million dollars in eminent domain settlements for the public-private River Place project. In the most costly instance,...
The wait is finally over; Waffle House opened its doors this morning in downtown Wilmington. (Port City Daily /CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)

Wilmington pays $300,000 in River Place eminent domain settlement, over tenfold the estimated cost

WILMINGTON --- The city will pay out over $300,000 in the last of three related settlements stemming from the use of eminent domain to...

Podcast August 24 – No love for lottery, creative accounting, Topsail sale

We start this week with a closer look at one family's challenge to the 'lottery' used by the City of Wilmington to decide who...
Artist rendering of the River Place development, currently under construction. Mellow Mushroom is the second confirmed restaurant tenant in the project. (Port City Daily photo / Courtesy Cape Fear Commercial.)

Wilmington betting on ‘value engineering’ to reimburse $892,850 to be moved from parking fund to River Place

WILMINGTON --- The City of Wilmington has to get creative once again when it comes to paying for its flagship public/private development known as...

Podcast May 4 – CFPUA mix-up, eminent domain, eliminate the ABC?

We kick off this week with a mix-up at CFPUA's facility handling southern New Hanover County, which accidentally released sulfur dioxide -- instead of...
The City of Wilmington is a partner in the private-public River Place project; recent changes to the eminent domain deals required to take over private land have resulted in at least three lawsuits. (Port City Daily photo | Benjamin Schachtman)

Wilmington will pay double initial cost in River Place eminent domain settlements

Taking the land for the city's public-private River Place project will be considerably more expensive than staff initially told council members it would be WILMINGTON...