Keystone’s Multi-Use Plans Approved by Mebane Planning Board

The Mebane Planning Board recently approved plans submitted by Keystone Homes for Mebane Town Center, a 45-acre multi-use development. From the Triad Business Journal:

Plans were submitted in March to the city for Mebane Towne Center, which would include 50,000 square feet of retail, 171 townhomes and 416 apartments. It also would include a dog park, pools, clubhouses, 12 acres of open space and a bike trail, along with almost 50,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space.

The plans will go before Mebane City Council in May for final approval.

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.