Charlotte Fencing Academy

Charlotte Fencing Academy

The Charlotte Fencing Academy may have only moved to FreeMoreWest in December from Harris Blvd, but they have been dedicated to the promotion of Olympic fencing in the Charlotte area since 2002. The academy trains people of all ages and at all stages of their training, from casual to competitive. They offer programming throughout the entire Charlotte Metro-area including Matthews, University City, Lake Norman, Davidson and Mooresville but wanted a central location for their homebase which they found in FreeMoreWest.

If you've always dreamed of learning the art of foil or sabre check out their website for a schedule of Intro Classes- they have just added Saturday classes.

Stop by and see the facility at 1500 W. Morehead Suite H!

Apartment Community Updates

NRP Group

The NRP Group plans to begin work soon on a 298-unit apartment project at 135 W. Morehead Street between South Church and Winnifred streets. NRP recently fenced off the 2.4-acre site and should start demolition any day. Construction should take roughly 18 months. The community will feature four stories of residential over two levels of parking, but along Morehead and Carson the complex will be five stories of residential. The majority of the units will be one-bedroom, while about a third of the units will have two bedrooms. The community has not yet been named.

Morehead West Apartments

Our newest FreeMoreWest Member, Morehead West Apartments is also making moves on the west side! The have officially opened their temporary leasing center at 1932 W. Morehead Street. The brand new community located on Millerton Ave., includes 212 units and promises luxury living with all the amenities you'd expect without the uptown price.

Mission Properties

Mission Properties started recently started site work on the 35-unit Summit Avenue apartments behind Savor Cafe.

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Member Profile

Brad NorvellBrad Norvell has been a West Charlotte advocate since moving to the Queen City in 2008 and a FreeMoreWest neighbor since 2010 when he and his wife, Wendy,
moved to Wesley Heights. You may have seen them around our community walking their dog and their cat.

Brad is a member of the Charlotte Historic District Commission, board member of both the Wesley Heights Neighborhood Association and FreeMoreWest and has been a FreeMoreWest 5K on the Greenway committee member since its inception last year. When Brad isn't crusading on the west side, he spends his days at Jenkins Peer Architects, a longstanding, award-winning architectural firm, where he has been employed since 2008 and as a member of several running/cycling groups.

Brad and Wendy are both invested in the greater Charlotte community in addition to our small west side pocket. They admit they have a soft spot for the neighborhood they call home and love the sense of community they feel among the business community and their neighbors. They plan to live on the west side for many years to come!!

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FMW Members

Gold Sponsors

First Citizens Bank

City of Charlotte Goodwill
Dunkin' Donuts


Powderly CPA
Ryan Homes
Morehead West Apartments

Charlotte West Rotary
Silver Sponsors

Apple Auto Sales
Benbrooke Partners, LLC
Charlotte School of Law
E.C. Griffith Company
E. F. Lombardi
Providence Commercial
Southern Apartment Group
Wesley Heights Neighborhood Assoc.
Wesley Village Apartments
Yellow Duck Marketing

Bronze Sponsors

BB+M Architecture
Browder Group Real Estate, LLC
Chatham Properties Inc.
Charlotte Works
Dandy Drycleaners
Enderly Coffee
Gardenia Restaurant

Grinnell Water Works Building

Health Management Group, LLC
Latin American Contemporary
Art Projects

M&J Equities

Neighboring Concepts

Open Kitchen
Picante Mexican Grill


Site Solutions
State Farm Agent Happy Mullen
The Management Office

Wadsworth Estate
Wells Fargo


5k ON The Greenway

Grinnell Water Works



FreeMoreWest Partners
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