Renovations to the former serpentarium in downtown Wilmington are nearing completion for a longtime dental practice and new medical spa.  The certificate of occupancy was recently received for the building located at 20 Orange St., said Terry Espy, president of MoMentum Companies, the brokerage firm that handled the property sale and conducted turn-key development for the project.…

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Welcome and Congratulations Drew Espy: Drew Espy is the youngest of three sons of Terry Espy, owner of Momentum Companies, Inc., and he is now the second to pass brokerage requirements to join the firm.  He has been involved in the family business peripherally for some time assisting in a general capacity but has now made…

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How to sell a home in the winter Winter is not the peak real estate season, but winter home sales are becoming more common, as home sales increase across all seasons. According to Zillow research, 23 percent fewer homes are sold in winter than in spring, and homes listed for sale in the winter stay…

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A  Wilmington tradition returns to Thalian Hall with the 10th annual screening of Frank Capra’s iconic holiday film “It’s A Wonderful Life” showing Dec. 21-23. Cheryl M. Whitaker Wilmington StarNews WILMINGTON — The main lobby of Thalian Hall is being transformed into a holiday wonderland, which will include displays of Tony Rivenbark’s famous toy collection. The theater…

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A prominent restaurant in downtown Wilmington has ordered up a new location. Ruth’s Chris Steak House is moving south down Water Street from the Hotel Ballast to River Place, a 13-story mixed-use project overlooking the Cape Fear River.  Officials with River Place developer East West Partners and commercial real estate and development firm MoMentum Companies…

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These discussions will be streamed for free on Facebook Live on the Business Journal’s Facebook page, starting at 8 a.m. The Power Breakfast series is a quarterly gathering of the business community and other community leaders to talk about issues of interest to our region. Each breakfast features a panel discussion or individual speaker focusing on…

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Thank you to Cape Fear CREW Award Partner, MoMentum companies:MoMentum companies are a team of experienced real estate professionals practicing in Commercial and Residential brokerage helping clients realize results that secure their future business and personal goals. MoMentum companies offers a boutique approach to real estate with a unique spectrum of expertise ranging from turn-key real…

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“When people come in from out of town, looking to move their family or business, we start by taking them on a walkabout, exploring the Riverwalk and neighborhood streets. They fall in love with the character of our city’s old homes, the cobblestone streets, the live oaks and Spanish moss. And the icing on the…

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