New Common Market location coming to Monroe Road

You aren’t the only person who thinks southeast Charlotte is underserved. Common Market’s Graham Worth thought the same thing when looking for another location for the Charlotte staple. They found the space, location, and neighborhood they were looking for on Monroe Road. The new market, dubbed CM OakWold, will host everything you expect out of Common More Info »

Monroe-Idlewild rezoning and new development update

After years with virtually no rezonings in the area, MoRA has had two in quick succession.  While a MoRA Land Use committee is hard at work, it always welcomes your input. We are meeting at Independence Library on Tuesday the 31st at 6:30 p.m. for your input on current rezoning and new development. We want to More Info »

Groundbreaking news

Groundbreaking on Monroe Road’s iconic public art project Art@thePoint We’re excited to announce a successful groundbreaking on the $150,000 community art project Art@thePoint, a collaborative sculpture that will define southeast Charlotte. “The sculpture will be an icon for our area, a source of community pride and a symbol of change and creativity,” said community artist More Info »

Private School Coming to MoRA’s Iconic, Big White House

This part of town, and this specific location, was absolutely perfect for us for so many reasons. – Tomis Parker, director for ALC Mosaic We have all seen the big white house on the corner of Monroe and Rama. The big estate was built way back in 1933, and was even moved during the Rama More Info »

Gourmet ice cream parlor coming to MoRA

A few months ago, Charlotte Agenda covered different trendy desserts available in the Charlotte area. The first was rolled ice cream from Jolly Rolls, a family-owned gourmet ice cream shop in Waxhaw. First off, what is rolled ice cream? It’s a little tough to explain, but it includes a frozen slab and a scraper. Fresh More Info »

Mora among fastest growing home sales price zip codes

MoRA has two of Charlotte’s fastest growing home price zip codes We have been calling the Monroe Road corridor the place for unbelievably affordable real estate for years. We still have bargains, but they are getting harder to find and they are getting a bit more expensive. In the last year, home buyers could not More Info »

Silver Line Light Rail Update and MoRA Area Stations

We seen a handful of updates recently about the long awaited Silver Line, a transportation project that would transform southeast Charlotte between Independence Boulevard and Monroe Road. LYNX completed a transit study of the Silver Line and the southeast corridor and they have made great progress with setting forth a vision of a huge transportation More Info »

Volunteer for MoRA and Make an Impact in Your Community

Are you looking for a fun volunteer gig? MoRA is an all volunteer group with big plans for the Monroe Road corridor that are only limited by our manpower. We have already seen a dramatic change in our area and know that we can bring more improvements to the community with more dedicated volunteers. Our More Info »