CHARLOTTE – In a livelier-than-usual City Council zoning meeting Monday night, the council’s meeting chamber was packed to the brim with rezoning opposition, but council members offered curiously little opposition in unanimously approving a rezoning for a 39-acre auto mall ...Read More »
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Campus Crest Communities, the locally based student housing developer, has agreed to reduce energy consumption in its housing portfolio by 20 percent over 10 years, according to a news release from the company. The developer is participating in the U.S. ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Trinity Partners, a locally based commercial real estate firm, on Monday opened a new office in Greenville, S.C., according to the company. The Greenville office is Trinity’s first outside of N.C., where the company also has a Raleigh ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department on Jan. 9 is hosting a forum to present recommendations for changes to the Pedestrian Overlay District on Morehead Street and throughout the Dilworth and Midtown communities. The meeting will be held from 5-8 ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – A study by Harvard University found that the country’s rental housing market was the main benefactor of the housing-bubble burst that sent the U.S. careening into the its worst recession since the Depression. But the study, titled “America’s ...
Tagged with: Camden Property Trust Charles Dalton Charlotte apartment market Childress Klein Crescent Communities Greater Charlotte Apartment Association Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies Ken Szymanski Real DataRead More »
CHARLOTTE – Somewhat lost in the apartment boom in South End, where developers are putting up thousands of units across the neighborhood, has been talk about the commercial development that will surely accompany all those multifamily units. The South End ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – With a new City Council taking the helm, one of its duties is to make nominations to fill positions on various council boards, and in January it will appoint three people to two boards that affect real estate ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The city is looking for a “stable of appraisers” at Charlotte Douglas International Airport mainly for future land purchases, according to CLT Spokeswoman Lee Davis. On Monday, the city issued a request for qualifications from firms interested in ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – After months of negotiations, the Charlotte Area Transit System announced Monday that a contract agreement had been reached with a bus union that should prevent CATS service interruption – in a state that doesn’t allow any government body ...
Tagged with: bus uinion Carolyn Flowers CATS Charlotte Area Transit System contract agreement federal collective bargaining law McDonald Transportation N.C. law prohibiting government as bargaining agent Transit Management of CharlotteRead More »
CHARLOTTE – American International Group, the New York-based insurance colossus, is the latest multinational corporation to announce plans to establish a larger presence in the Charlotte area, according to the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce. Gov. Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce ...
Tagged with: AIG American International Group Gov. Pat McCrory Job Development Investment Grant N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker N.C. Department of Commerce Robert Dickie technology center Uconda Dunn United Guaranty Corp.Read More »