New Stand Alone Starbucks Approved Near I-85 In Belmont


The Belmont City Council just approved rezoning plans for a small strip of land between Wilkinson Blvd. and I-85 in the town of Belmont.

The Charlotte area’s newest Starbucks will feature a rare stand-alone design with a full drive-through and high-capacity seating area.

Many people now fear that its location off of exit 27 will only increase traffic to the already congestid area.

The city announced the approved plans yesterday on their Facebook page;

The majority of people who left comments were upset, to say the least, with most citing increased traffic issues and undesired competition for ‘local coffee shops’;

What do you think about the new location?