January 23, 2024

Chronicle Mill Succeeds in 2023 Awards Season

Since opening in March 2023, Chronicle Mill has established itself as a prime example of successful adaptive reuse within its community and far beyond. Spearheaded by John and Jennifer Church in collaboration with Armada Hoffler, it has completely transformed the lives of many while revitalizing a vital piece of history in Belmont, North Carolina.

Throughout the past year, Chronicle Mill has exemplified the highest standard of excellence in property development, resulting in overwhelming success. Today, we celebrate the impact of this mixed-use property by highlighting its various awards and recognitions received in 2023.

Charlotte Business Journal Heavy Hitters Awards

Chronicle Mill was honored as the Top Adaptive Reuse Development at the Charlotte Business Journal’s 2023 Heavy Hitters Commercial Real Estate Awards. This award recognizes the project’s excellence in transforming the former textile mill into a modern, thriving mixed-use development.

IIDA Carolinas DesignWorks Awards

The IIDA Carolinas DesignWorks Awards presented top honors to Chronicle Mill, recognizing it as a leader in adaptive reuse. This acknowledgment reflects the project’s innovative design, preserving historical elements and creating a space that resonates with the community.

MHN Excellence Awards

Multi-Housing News (MHN) honored Chronicle Mill with the Silver Award for Best Adaptive Reuse during its 17th annual Excellence Awards. This recognition acknowledges the project’s distinction in multifamily development, commending its successful transformation of a historic mill into a modern residential community.

Building NC Renovation Award

Chronicle Mill also received the Building NC Renovation Award in November 2023. The award recognizes Chronicle Mill’s contribution to the adaptive reuse landscape in North Carolina, commending our construction team for their dedication to preserving the historical integrity of the mill.

NAHB Best in American Living Awards

Chronicle Mill is also in contention for top honors at the NAHB Best in American Living Awards, making the finals in the Adaptive Reuse, Multifamily category. The winners will be announced in February 2023. This recognition showcases Chronicle Mill’s distinction among the best developments nationwide.

About Chronicle Mill

Situated in Belmont, North Carolina, Chronicle Mill is a mixed-use property developed and owned by Armada Hoffler. Originally a textile mill with a history spanning over 120 years, this $55 million project has breathed new life into a cherished piece of Belmont’s history. With 238 apartments, 9,000 square feet of commercial space, and a vibrant coworking space, Chronicle Mill stands as a symbol of innovative development, seamlessly embracing the charm of the past with the functionality of the present.

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