Down to their third strike Monday night, the Charlotte Knights rallied and won the Charlotte City Council’s approval of a rezoning that will allow signage on the exterior walls of BB&T Ballpark. The 10,000-seat, $54 million ballpark is under construction on 8.42 acres surrounded by Graham Street, West 4th Street, Mint Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Opening of the park is about a year away.
Breweries seeking a home in Charlotte will now get an opportunity to expand to new locations, and breweries looking to move to Charlotte will have an easier time of it, thanks to a text amendment to the zoning ordinance approved by the Charlotte City Council on Monday.
The Charlotte City Council is set to vote on a text amendment to the city’s zoning ordinance at tonight’s council meeting. Several potential and existing breweries approached the city last year requesting increased opportunities for development. In February, the first phase of the process was completed — the review of brewery standards in industrial districts. [...]
On a “phenomenal” point lot nearly surrounded by water, this single-family waterfront property is "one of the better lots" on Lake Norman, according to selling agent Lori Jackson. The property was appraised in 2011 at about $1.9 million and has a heated square footage of 6,866. Jackson, with Ivester Jackson Properties, said the home is gated, making it "very private" and is a "classic style" home.
In bidding on government construction projects in North Carolina, local contractors soon may discover that close is close enough. Bills moving through the North Carolina General Assembly could give a second shot at a project to a local contractor who appears to lose out to a lower bidder from outside the area.
Charlotte-based National Gypsum, a building products manufacturer, will sponsor DIY Network’s Blog Cabin 2013 and will use the sponsorship to launch a campaign for the company’s new product line. At the INTEX Construction Expo in San Antonio, National Gypsum will introduce an advertising campaign. Blog Cabin is a TV series in its seventh season and [...]
Charlotte East is about to become 88 percent occupied thanks to its latest addition: Women, Infants and Children, known as WIC, a clinic service provided by the Mecklenburg County Health Department. WIC signed a lease for 10,401 square feet in the 10-building office park at 5500 Executive Center Drive in uptown, between Albemarle Road and [...]
The city of trees is about to get less green. Pulte Homes has submitted sketch plans to develop a subdivision of 93 homes on 55 mostly tree-covered acres on Hugh Forest Road. According to a city ordinance, Pulte would be allowed to remove about 44.5 acres of trees to make room to build.
CHARLOTTE–The Charlotte City Council is considering ways to add parking in NoDa, Plaza Midwood and SouthEnd neighborhoods. In a memo to the council on Monday, interim City Manager Julie Burch wrote that current development in NoDa will eliminate about 185 privately owned parking spots used for public parking, and that parking was also a problem [...]
HIGHEST 18416 Harbor Light Blvd., Cornelius Sold price: $1.775 million Square feet: 5,683 Listing agent: Lori Jackson, Ivester Jackson Properties Selling agent: Sunny Yates, Keller Williams Lake Norman For Sunny Yates, the home had everything anyone would ever require to live a great life on the lake. From a beautiful outdoor living area [...]