Walmart Neighborhood Market Coming to Quaker Village

According to this article in the  News & Record, Walmart will open one of its ‘Neighborhood Market’ concept stores later this year in Quaker Village – at the corner of West Friendly and Guilford College Rd in Greensboro. Walmart Neighborhood Market stores are about one-quarter the size of a Walmart Supercenter and offer groceries, produce,…

Summerfield Real Estate: Historic Character, Modern Convenience

Population: 10,232 History:  Incorporated as a Town in 1996, the area now known as Summerfield was settled in the 1700s by English colonists.  It once was called Bruce’s Cross Roads, after Charles Bruce, who built a large plantation near two of the area’s busy stagecoach routes. Government:  Summerfield has a limited-services government run by a…

HondaJet and Boeing: A Merry Christmas for Greensboro and Winston Salem Area?

It seems to us that the following two stories portend some great economic trends for the greater Greensboro, Winston Salem and High Point area. In fact, for the entire Triad of North Carolina. HondaJet is taking off and Boeing may be landing! Can you imagine the effect on Greensboro area housing? How about development from…

Western High to Offer State’s Only AP Capstone Program

Greensboro area students stand to gain a competitive edge thanks to the new AP Capstone program which will be offered at Western Guilford High School beginning in 2014. The exciting news was captured well in the following release by Nora Shoptaw, Program Administrator – Communications, Guilford County Public Schools: Two-year program will boost students’ skills…

Town of Oak Ridge, NC, Melds History and Convenience

The Town of Oak Ridge, North Carolina, is growing rapidly, in large part due to its convenience to Kernersville, Greensboro, Summerfield, Winston-Salem, and the rest of the Piedmont Triad.  Formerly farmland, the area began being developed as affluent residential communities and eventually incorporated as a town in 1998. Population:  6,600 Government:  Governed by a five-member town council.…