It seems like just weeks ago we were putting out our ’13 to watch in 2013’ series, previewing the area’s development for this outgoing year. But, alas, 2013 has come and gone, and 2014 is knocking on the door. But ...Read More »
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CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte Area Transit System will hold two workshops, open to the public, to help develop transit station area plans for the northernmost stations of the Lynx Blue Line Extension of the city’s light rail line. The meetings ...Read More »
YORK, S.C. – Silcotech, an Ontario, Canada-based manufacturer of silicone components, on Jan. 8 will break ground on its $3.5 million facility in this South Carolina town in the East York Industrial Park, at 1616 Timberland Court, according to the ...
Tagged with: "investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership East York Industrial Park Isolde Boettger S.C. Coordinating Council for Economic Development S.C. Department of Commerce Silcotech Silcotech North America silocone component manufacturerRead More »
CHARLOTTE – Multifamily developers over the past few years have gotten up close and personal with the Millennial generation, studying their wants and needs, and catering to those preferences. The result of that intense attention in Charlotte is thousands of ...
Tagged with: American Community Survey baby boomer apartments Census Bureau Charles Dalton Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing STudies Lindsey McAlpine millenials Multifamily developers Real Data Southern Apartment Group Walter Fields GroupRead More »
CHARLOTTE – Between November 2012 and last month, North Carolina lost 2,500 construction jobs, placing it at 46th in the country in job growth, according to data provided by the Associated General Contractors of America. Despite losing 1.5 percent of ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Electrolux, the Swedish appliance company, will spend $85 million to expand its North American headquarters in the University area, the company revealed Friday after the N.C. Economic Investment Committee awarded it a job development investment grant. The expansion ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Julie Porter has spoken to teachers and nurses’ aides who live as far away as Gastonia and Stanly and commute to south Charlotte daily. Porter, the president of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership, said they can’t afford housing near ...
Tagged with: American Community Survey Census Bureau Charlotte City Council rezoning hearing Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership Ed Driggs District 7 councilman Julie Porter Kim Graham UNC Charlotte Weddington RdRezone Committee Weddington Road workforce housingRead More »
CHARLOTTE – Up until a few months ago, one of the more recognizable intersections in the esteemed Dilworth neighborhood – Morehead Street and Kenilworth Avenue – was notable mainly for its row of abandoned office buildings, the most obvious being ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte City Council will have a busy meeting Feb. 17, when it is set to hold public hearings on 17 rezoning petitions. In the latest round of rezoning requests, petitions were submitted for a variety of uses, ...
Tagged with: Center for Healthy Living Inc. Charlotte city council Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority East Lincoln Community Center Gateway Communities of N.C. Hawthorn Retirnement Group Jeff Tonidandel New Carolina Income Properties Sam's Real Estate Holdings Sandra Montgomery Shea & Shea St. Michael & All Angels Church The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department The Drakeford Co. Victor KingRead More »
FORT MILL, S.C. – Cabela’s, a Sidney, Neb.-based outdoor sporting goods outfitter, is bringing a store to the site of Plaza Fiesta, a shopping center along Interstate 77 just across the S.C. border, according to a news release from the ...Read More »