State, county ramp up no-cost COVID-19 testing

State, county ramp up no-cost COVID-19 testing

With COVID-19 again spiking across North Carolina, the state urges everyone to get tested if they have symptoms or think they’ve been exposed to someone who has the virus. To help, the state and Mecklenburg County are holding no-cost COVID-19 testing events for children and adults at several locations, including: Target University City, 8120 University City Blvd. Tests given 8 am-4 pm Nov. 20-22. UNC Charlotte. Tests given 9 am-5 pm Nov. 20-21. Keith Chiropractic Clinic, 402 E. Sugar Creek Road. Tests given 10 am-2 pm weekdays. Test results should be available in 24-72 hours via email or text. LEARN MORE  •  REGISTER NOW More COVID-19 testing sites; holiday health tips; travel advisory More testing sites – Mecklenburg County maintains a robust testing-site database that you can use anytime to find a COVID-19 testing location. Many of these require you to register and may charge a fee. SEARCH HERE Tips for holiday gatherings – Current expert advice for celebrating with a minimum of risk. MORE CDC travel advisory –The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends against travel for Thanksgiving and has issued updated guidelines if you must travel. MORE COVID-19 local, state and national resources Get the latest information on the pandemic at these government websites: Mecklenburg County State of North Carolina Federal Centers for Disease Control  ...
Commercial Real Estate Roundup – November 2020

Commercial Real Estate Roundup – November 2020

November 2020 report on commercial real estate in University City – Charlotte Centene Corp. moving quickly on East Coast HQ at University Research Park Work has begun on 770,000 SF building on Gov. Hunt Drive. See slide show Centene leasing additional space at Camp North End. MORE Centene’s thousands of future IT jobs help lift Charlotte’s Tech Town ranking. MORE Centene is hiring. See current Charlotte job listings. See the progress on Escent Research Park office building and campus Short video compares current construction images and finished renderings. Video also offers highlights of University Research Park’s newest office building. Crescent Communities expects to deliver finished building in Q1 of 2021. MORE Apartment market stays hot, with 6 more sales in University City RUSH student housing near campus sells for $95.25 million, Business Journal reports. BJ reports sales of 5 other University City communities. Prices run 150% or more of appraised values: Barrington Place, 2410 Allerton Way, $63 million. Grantee: Greystar. The Commons at University Square, 9201 Glenwater Drive, $37.26 million. Grantee: Affiliate of Cedar Grove Capital. The Maxwell at Highland Creek, 5410 Prosperity Ridge Road, $62 million. Grantee: Knightvest Residential. Wexford Apartment Homes, 1811 Wexford Meadows Lane, $16.5 million. Grantee: Morgan Properties. Crossroads Station Apartments, 6940 Hidden Forest Drive, $12.52 million. Grantee: Peak Capital Partners. Rezonings OK’d on Oct. 19 for Novant Health medical center, new housing Novant Health plans 144,000 SF facility at N. Tryon, Mallard Creek Church Road. Five approved rezonings will allow up to 1,020 townhomes and apartments. City held hearings on 50,000 SF of offices, 130 for-sale townhomes near Mallard Creek Road. MORE 5 more...
Here’s how to get COVID-19 help, testing in University City

Here’s how to get COVID-19 help, testing in University City

Learning that you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 can be frightening. Fortunately, Mecklenburg County, Atrium Health and Novant Health offer extensive information on what to do next, including self-diagnosis, medical resources and links to nearby testing sites. For medical information and some testing locations, visit COVID-19 webpages by Atrium Health And Novant Health. For a current list of all nearby testing sites, visit Mecklenburg County’s COVID-19 testing site locator. Testing sites in University City as of Oct. 7, 2020 We have put together this list of testing sites in University City and their webpages. In most cases you must make an appointment. You may need to self-isolate for several days, as well. Several websites say that medical insurance will cover the cost of test. Atrium Health Urgent Care, 9325 JW Clay Blvd at N. Tryon St. (in the LYNX parking deck). Website. Directions Atrium Health Urgent Care, 5727 Prosperity Crossing Drive at Prosperity Crossing. Website. Directions CVS Pharmacy, 9805 Rocky River Road just east of I-485. Website. Directions CVS Pharmacy, 11430 N. Tryon St. just east of I-485. Website. Directions FastMed Urgent Care, 2728 W. Mallard Creek Church Road in the Cochran Commons shopping center. Website. Directions Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care, 9550 Rocky River Road just east of I-485. Website....