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Governor Cooper Announces Merchants Distributors Will Expand and Create 111 Jobs in Hickory

Sep 30, 2020 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , Communications , City Manager , City Council

Governor Cooper Announces Merchants Distributors Will Expand and Create 111 Jobs in Hickory

Merchants Distributors, LLC, a wholesale grocery distributor founded in Hickory in 1931, will invest $120 million to expand its services and operations. The company anticipates adding approximately 200,000 square feet to its Caldwell County facilities. “Caldwell County, the City of Hickory, and t...

Community input requested for West Hickory/Westmont Neighborhood Plan

Sep 29, 2020 | Planning and Development

Community input requested for West Hickory/Westmont Neighborhood Plan

As the City of Hickory and the West Hickory/Westmont Neighborhood Association continue work to update the West Hickory/Westmont Neighborhood Plan, the community is invited to participate in a Zoom meeting to discuss the plan’s progress on Thursday, October 8, at 6 p.m. Meeting attendees should lo...

North Center Street road closure; new traffic pattern for utility payment drive thru

Sep 09, 2020 | Planning and Development , Public Services , Collections , Communications

North Center Street road closure; new traffic pattern for utility payment drive thru

Beginning Monday, September 14, North Center Street will be closed between Main Avenue and First Avenue due to construction activity for One North Center, the mixed-use development across from Hickory City Hall. The closure is expected to be in place for approximately one month. Detour routes will b...

Community input requested for Hickory Pedestrian + Bicycle Plan

Sep 08, 2020 | Planning and Development , Communications

Community input requested for Hickory Pedestrian + Bicycle Plan

As the City of Hickory continues working with Alta Planning + Design to develop its comprehensive Pedestrian + Bicycle Plan, the public is asked to provide valuable feedback on the draft report. After reviewing existing conditions for biking and walking throughout the city and receiving public in...

MaxPax, LLC announces expansion into North Carolina investing $9.55 million and creating 300 jobs in Catawba County

Sep 03, 2020 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , Communications , City Council

MaxPax, LLC announces expansion into North Carolina investing $9.55 million and creating 300 jobs in Catawba County

MaxPax LLC, a contract packaging company, plans to locate in a 158,000 square foot facility located at 1140 Tate Boulevard SE in Hickory, North Carolina. MaxPax plans to invest $9.55 million in building renovations and machinery and equipment and create 300 new jobs over five years. The company plan...

Housing rehabilitation programs available to assist Hickory homeowners

Aug 11, 2020 | Planning and Development , Communications

Housing rehabilitation programs available to assist Hickory homeowners

The City of Hickory offers a number of housing rehabilitation programs that aim to improve the quality of the local housing stock and make improvements that prevent the displacement of low to moderate income homeowners. The following programs are only available to homeowners that live inside the Hic...

City of Hickory seeks input for West Hickory/Westmont Neighborhood Plan

Jul 06, 2020 | Planning and Development , Communications

City of Hickory seeks input for West Hickory/Westmont Neighborhood Plan

The City of Hickory and the West Hickory/Westmont Neighborhood Association are in the process of updating the West Hickory/Westmont Neighborhood Plan, which was originally completed in 2000. As part of that process, City and neighborhood officials have developed a survey that will be used to help...

City of Hickory creates affordable housing opportunities

Jun 09, 2020 | Planning and Development , Communications

City of Hickory creates affordable housing opportunities

Construction is currently underway on two affordable homes in a new subdivision developed by the City of Hickory. The homes are being built in the Ridgeview community as part of Hickory’s new Affordable Housing Initiative.  Recognizing the need for affordable housing in the commun...

192,000 s.f. speculative building announced in Hickory; Catawba EDC proposes focus on Critical & Essential companies

May 28, 2020 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , Communications , City Council , Bond Information

192,000 s.f. speculative building announced in Hickory; Catawba EDC proposes focus on Critical & Essential companies

Atlanta-based developer Stonemont Financial Group (SFG) has announced plans to construct a 192,000 sq. ft. speculative building in Trivium Corporate Center. SFG will partner with Delco Partners with construction by Hickory-based David E. Looper & Company. In an effort to market the Stonemont ...

Atriax Group awarded state, local funding to renovate vacant downtown building for expanded headquarters

May 06, 2020 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , Communications , City Council

Atriax Group awarded state, local funding to renovate vacant downtown building for expanded headquarters

Atriax Group, a Hickory-based architecture, engineering, and construction services firm, is renovating a vacant building in Downtown Hickory, North Carolina and will relocate its national headquarters into the new space. George Auten, a Principal at Atriax, states, “This building demonstrates our op...

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