Being on a busy street is fantastic if your property is a business looking for customers. But for a homeowner like Willie Mae Gory, who lives on busy West Boulevard in Charlotte, the experience can be frustrating. “I have some ...Read More »
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For Independence Boulevard, light rail is out. Streetcars and bus rapid transit are in. Those were the recommendations from Urban Land Institute representatives during a presentation in Charlotte City Council chambers today. John Sedlak, one of the panelists from ULI’s Daniel ...
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In an area where much of the business development is clustered near the highways, The Shoppes at Highland Creek shopping center, at the intersection of Prosperity Church and Ridge roads in north Charlotte, is somewhat off the beaten path. Four ...
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Chuck Hicks and his property revaluation team have borne the brunt of scrutiny from skeptical Mecklenburg County homeowners. But his philosophy is more in line with an anti-tax tea-partier than a government fat cat. “I feel badly that we’re party ...Read More »
You have to spend money to make money. Such seems to be the logic behind the Business Investment Program, in which Mecklenburg County, usually in conjunction with the city of Charlotte, awards grants to businesses building new facilities in the ...Read More »
When the last donation was dropped off the night of Dec. 31, the number of donations made to Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont was up 7.9 percent over 2009. Donations in the last week of the year accounted for ...Read More »
Bank of America said Monday it has reached an agreement with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over bad residential mortgage loans sold to them by Countrywide Financial Corp. As part of the agreement, Bank of America made a $1.28 billion ...Read More »
RALEIGH — By the time she’d finished, some of those watching had concluded that Gov. Beverly Perdue was out-Republicaning the Republicans. Perdue, speaking to new House members, touted her proposals to reorganize and streamline state government and called on legislators ...Read More »