Next month, the near future of Central Piedmont Community College is in the hands of Mecklenburg County voters as they’ll hit the polls to decide, among other things, if they’ll pass a bond referendum for the school.Read More »
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Mecklenburg Mill is getting closer to its multifamily rebirth, as Mecklenburg County has begun issuing building permits to Boston-based, nonprofit The Community Builders for work at the mill in NoDa.Read More »
Anyone looking to eliminate a paper trail can do so this weekend in the Queen City, as the Better Business Bureau is shredding documents on Oct. 19 at two locations in the city. Or, rather, the BBB is shredding documents for individuals and small businesses to reduce the risk of stolen identities.Read More »
Nine construction firms based in the region made the cut among the top 100 privately held companies in the state, according to Chicago-based law firm Grant Thornton.
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Crescent Communities, the Charlotte-based commercial developer, has been issued almost $14 million in building permits to get started on Crescent Dilworth, its $58 million mixed-use apartment project at the intersection of Morehead Street and Harding Place.Read More »
Louise Cotton Mill, now known around town as Hawthorne Mill, is one of several old textile factories that serve as a historic reminder of what became known as Charlotte’s first true industry in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. But the redevelopment of Hawthorne Mill differs from new multifamily development in that developers can’t just come in and put up projects as they wish. There are strict guidelines governing historic properties that don’t apply to new projects.Read More »
While the apartment construction boom has permeated nearly all areas of Mecklenburg County – some areas more so than others – one area that has felt little of that effect is this northern Mecklenburg town near Lake Norman.But GCI Residential, an entity of suburban-Cleveland-based Goldberg Companies, has been permitted by Mecklenburg County to start on the second phase of its Legacy Cornelius apartment project, at Lake Pines Drive off Westmoreland Road.Read More »
The city of Charlotte is set to get $19.8 million in Powell Bill funds from the N.C. Department of Transportation, part of $145.6 million the state is distributing to help municipalities build and maintain local streets.Read More »
The Eastland Mall demolition itself may be procedural, but as the walls fall on a mall that was once one of the most popular shopping destinations in the city, it’s not hard to picture the transition from debris to development. The city is now one step closer to that possible development, as it held the first meeting on Wednesday with Studio Charlotte Development to discuss the company’s proposal to build a film studio complex on the 80-acre Central Avenue site.
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What's a home without a big-screen television? The Charlotte Knights won't have to answer that question when the AAA baseball team moves into its new, $54 million uptown digs in April.Read More »