The New York Times featured Rocky Mount Mills in a piece in the June 15, 2021 edition of the publication. In “A Second Life for North Carolina’s Shuttered Factories,” Amanda Abrams focuses on the revival of the property from a closed down mill to a thriving combination of residential and commercial use. The mixed-use destination is now striving to become a hub for remote workers.
Abrams wrote, “Now, with the rise of remote work, developers are betting that the factories’ beauty and sense of history, packaged with a roster of community activities, will give them a way to lure young talent. If workers are no longer tethered to their offices, they’re free to go anywhere — and it’s possible they will choose smaller cities with a higher quality of life.”
- Read the full story: The New York Times – A Second Life for North Carolina’s Shuttered Factories