Chapel Hill might be one step closer to getting a big box retailer.
The planning of the Obey Creek development — which could attract a retailer like Target — was extended at the Chapel Hill Town Council meeting Monday.
The council voted to split the negotiations phase of the development — allowing a phase for gathering information and revising a plan, and one for negotiations.
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The development, situated on U.S. Highway 15-501, which would add residential and commercial space, was reported on by the Obey Creek Compass Committee.
The committee was made up of residents from Chapel Hill, including Southern Village, a similar development across the road.