CHARLOTTE – Between December 2012 and December 2013, the Charlotte metro area added more than 3,000 construction jobs, while North Carolina as a whole lost 3,700 jobs, according to a new report from the Associated General Contractors of America. In ...Read More »
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CHARLOTTE – Spectrum Properties, a locally based developer, is getting set to start work on an apartment project called The Mint, a 177-unit community bound by Trade, Graham and Fourth streets, across Fourth from BB&T Ballpark. Jason Fish, Spectrum’s director ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The contentious streetcar project, which Mayor Patrick Cannon said has now been in front of four mayors, last night got a boost when the City Council approved spending $12 million to advance the design of the $126 million ...
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CHARLOTTE – South Charlotte residents who live near land recently rezoned to allow an affordable housing project have been clear in their dissatisfaction with the City Council’s decision. The group, led by neighbor Mike Kelley and Kristen Priganc, principal of ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – In the latest round of city rezoning requests, the majority of petitioners aren’t actually asking for a rezoning, just site plan amendments that would allow the developers to change the layout or configuration of land that was previously ...
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A poll of construction firms across the state show that companies largely expect more construction work to be available in almost all sectors, according to data provided by the Associated General Contractors of America. But the same firms also reported ...Read More »
Rappers often boast about how much money they have, among endless other things, but if his recent purchase is any indication, rapper Rick Ross must have at least a small chunk of change. Reports have emerged that Ross, real name ...Read More »
Campus Crest Communities, based in Charlotte, and Beaumont Partners, out of Geneva, have partnered to purchase the 488-room, 22-story Holiday Inn Midtown in Montreal to convert it to a high-rise student apartment complex, according to a company news release. The ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – What began as a standing-room-only City Council meeting full of heated whispering ended with the Council making several important rezoning decisions in front of a considerably smaller crowd. The biggest issue on the agenda was the rezoning of ...
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CHARLOTTE – Many people left Tuesday’s City Council meeting carrying with them heavy adjectives. Some were disappointed, others were shocked and a few were incensed. The majority of those people were from south Charlotte, and their emotions were brought on ...
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