Burlington Planning Commission Approves Two Apartment Projects

Burlington’s Planning and Zoning Commission recently approved two new apartment projects in the city. From the Burlington Times-News:

Walter Parks Architects of Richmond, Va., and Chad Porterfield, the owner of the former May Hosiery Mill in downtown Burlington, want to renovate the dilapidated mill into loft apartments. The first step in the project was get planning board approval to rezone the building at 612 S. Main St. to allow residences…

The project calls for 49 one-bedroom apartments that would average 632 square feet, and 21 two-bedroom apartments that would average 927 square feet. Rents would range from $875 to $1,260…

The¬†other apartment¬†project that the board approved is for an upscale 120-unit complex on the north side of Bonner Bridge Road in west Burlington. The complex would be geared to “upwardly mobile” younger professionals. It would include a clubhouse, fitness center and car wash bay.