Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Lofts at 7714 is the Place for Women Business Owners in Mint Hill

Did you know that four of the current seven tenants within The Lofts at 7714 are women-owned businesses?  It’s true.  The majority of businesses within our vibrant tenant community are led by females.  As a real estate partnership with a majority female ownership, JMMT Partnership, the owner of The Lofts at 7714, is proud to assist women business owners get their start or expand their business with affordable rents in Mint Hill’s most unique commercial property, the former Kingcraft Hosiery Mill.

There are three spaces currently available in The Lofts at 7714, including a move-in ready 685 square foot commercial space.  Are you a female small business owner looking for space?  Then come check out The Lofts at 7714, located at 7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road in downtown Mint Hill.

You will have plenty of company.  Meet our outstanding women business owners…

Angela Gordon Mills of Spotlight Performing Arts Academy:  As a long-time performer and teacher, Angela opened Spotlight Performing Arts Academy in August 2012 in order to fulfill her dream of owning and managing her own performing arts school.  Spotlight is the most convenient and rewarding place for Mint Hill children, teens and adults to begin, expand or perfect their voice, musical instrument or theatre skills.

Bettie Shea of Mint Hill Yoga:  Since opening her own yoga studio in The Lofts at 7714 a little over a year ago, Bettie’s business has grown tremendously.  She and two other instructors offer multiple classes per week in a variety of yoga styles, including senior yoga, Vinyasa, gentle Hatha, Fusion, Slow Flow and Deep Stretch.  They also offer Friday night workshops.

Lynn Leary of Employment Practices Counsel:  Lynn and her staff offer a wide array of human resource and employment services including consulting on employee relations; issue response and internal investigations; a subscription-based HR service; policy and procedure development; background screening; and training and development.

Cheryl Murphy of Click.Pack.Move!:  Cheryl and her staff assist individual clients and groups relocating to the Charlotte area find the ideal apartment choice.  In her 17 years in business, Cheryl has built a strong reputation for quality and service within the local real estate market.

Auditions for Spotlight Performing Arts Academy’s Holiday Show

Calling all aspiring thespians and performers, Spotlight Performing Arts Academy is holding auditions this week for its holiday variety show, “Walking in a Winter Wonderland.”  This family friendly show has parts available for performers of all ages, so come audition on Saturday, October 26th between 9 and 10 am.  If you can’t make that time, call Spotlight at 704-545-7373 to make an appointment for an audition.

Rehearsals for the show will take place from 4:30 to 6 pm on Mondays and Sundays at Spotlight Performing Arts Academy.

“Walking in a Winter Wonderland” will put everyone in Mint Hill in the holiday spirit on Friday, December 20th at 7 pm on the main stage of the academy.

Spotlight Performing Arts Academy is Mint Hill’s premier performing arts school, specializing in group and private voice, instrument and theatre classes.  Located within The Lofts at 7714 on Matthews-Mint Hill Road in downtown Mint Hill, it is convenient to Charlotte, Matthews, Concord and more.

For more information about Spotlight Performing Arts Academy visit

For more information about The Lofts at 7714, a retrofitted commercial mill property, visit

Asylum Digital Starts Third Year in The Lofts at 7714

October marks the two year anniversary of Asylum Digital Recording Studio’s move into The Lofts at 7714.  JMMT Partnership, the owners of The Lofts at 7714, welcomed Asylum Digital in October of 2011.  Owner Scott Slagle spent the first several months of his tenancy transforming his space from a former cabinet shop into his artistically designed and decorated three room space, which includes an 850 square foot live room and a 300 square foot control room.  In addition to recording and mixing, Asylum Digital also offers graphic and web design services and photography.

Happy anniversary!

To join Asylum Digital in this retrofitted mill property, contact general managers Margy Pettit ( and Mary Crotty (  There is currently a 685 square foot, move-in ready commercial space available in this downtown Mint Hill location.

Local High School Playwright Debuts at Spotlight Performing Arts

This Saturday evening, join Spotlight Performing Arts Academy for a one-of-a-kind show, a play 100% written, produced and performed by local high school and college students.

“A high school party turns deadly when the ‘rich girl’ wants to get her way.  Will Leila Hill do anything to date the high school quarterback?  Come find out!”

Tickets are now on sale for A Murder at the Hills, a play written by Lauren Kelly, a senior at Independence High School, and directed by Jess Lynn Strzepek.

Show time:  Saturday, October 19th at 7 pm

Show place:  Spotlight Performing Arts Academy, 7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill, NC

At only $5 per ticket, this is a can’t miss entertainment opportunity for your weekend.  Seating is limited so advance tickets are recommended.  Call Spotlight Performing Arts Academy at 704-545-7373 to reserve your tickets today.

Spotlight Performing Arts Academy is located in the anchor space of The Lofts at 7714, a retrofitted mill property in downtown Mint Hill.  Spotlight offers private and group classes in voice, musical instrument and theatre.