CHARLOTTE – Central Piedmont Community College has filed a rezoning request with the city, asking to change the zoning on 13.57 acres at the intersection of Morris Field and Capitol drives, adjacent to the school’s Harris Campus. The request, filed on April 22, asks to rezone the land from an R-5 residential use to an [...]
CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County has issued a building permit, valued at $3.32 million, to Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Stiles Corp. for work on the Publix supermarket the company is putting up in the Ballantyne area at 11222 Providence Road West. The permit, issued last week, is for work on the shell of the store, according to [...]
In the SouthPark retail market, with its massive mall and millions of square feet of other retail space, it takes something special to stand out. For SouthPark Mall, it’s the glamour and the couture shops. For other retail it may be the brand name, like Barnes & Noble.
Attached to the phrase “student apartment,” the adjective “luxury” looks blatantly out of place. But that apparent incongruity isn’t stopping a Charlotte-Texas partnership from trying to capitalize on the growth of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte campus.
CHARLOTTE – The city, which was set to close on the troubled Charlotte Inn property on April 30, is still negotiating with the property owner, and no new closing date has been set for the $1.46-million acquisition of the hotel at 2701 E. Independence Blvd. Bob Drayton, the asset management and special projects manager with [...]
For years, Sutton House bar sat at the east corner of East Boulevard and Kenilworth Avenue, probably the most prestigious address in Dilworth. With its blue brick façade, the bar stood out like a blinking beacon. Only it didn’t attract many people. On weekend nights, it wasn’t uncommon to see Sutton House almost deserted.
CHARLOTTE – To make way for the Independence Boulevard Expressway expansion, demolition continues along the thoroughfare, and this time the body shop and detail shop at Folger Subaru dealership are set to go down in rubble. Mecklenburg County has issued the three permits, valued at $40,420, for demolition work at 5701 E. Independence Blvd., the [...]
Last fall, a company called ES Appraisal Services, based in Florida, went bankrupt. That the company went under isn’t unusual, as companies fold every day. But ES was the latest of three appraisal management companies that went out of business recently, all with the same troubling trend for real estate appraisers.
CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County has issued 10 permits, valued at $143,500, to Willow Ridge Associates for roof work on the Willow Ridge Apartments just off Park Road in south Charlotte. The permits, which were issued last week, are for roof work on 10 buildings in the complex, according to county records. The owners are putting [...]
CHARLOTTE – Shelco, a Charlotte-based general contractor, has been permitted by Mecklenburg County to continue work on a nearly $14-million renovation project at Independence High School at 1967 Patriot Drive in Mint Hill. The county issued a permit last week, valued at $239,800, for Shelco to start work on replacing the visitor bleachers at the [...]