SOUTHPARK – More frozen yogurt is on the way to south Charlotte, to further satisfy your sweet tooth and dietitian. TCBY is holding a grand opening on Saturday at its newest Charlotte-area location, at 4620 Piedmont Row Drive, Unit 140, ...Read More »
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In the six score and three years since it was built, the Dr. George E. Davis House has undergone a few changes. Built in 1890, the house was added to in the early 1900s and given a brick façade in the 1920s, according to the Mecklenburg County Historic Landmark Commission. Since then, the house near the campus of Johnson C. Smith University has fallen into disrepair.
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CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County has issued a building permit, valued at $3.3 million, to Faison, a Charlotte-based commercial developer, for work on the company’s 200-unit Summit at Church apartment project, at 1449 S. Church St. The permit, issued on Friday, ...Read More »
RALEIGH – The distance that non-fire-resistant walls can be from property lines has been decreased under a state residential building code chance that replaces a 2012 rule. The 2012 N.C. Residential Code increased from 3 feet to 5 feet the ...Read More »
CORNELIUS – Antiquity LLC, the developer of the mixed-use Antiquity development in this north Mecklenburg town, has two upcoming meetings with town officials as it seeks approval for the commercial piece of the project. The developer originally planned to have ...Read More »
Dilworth residents aren’t afraid to fight developers wishing to start projects in their neighborhood. In November, after months of protest from the neighborhood – front-yard signs included – the Charlotte City Council rejected a rezoning request that sought to bring a Walgreens and an office building to Dilworth. Residents said it didn’t match the area plan, or their vision, for the community.Read More »
Built in 2000, well before thousands of new residential units changed the dynamic of its neighborhood, the Park Avenue building is a relatively new property that has experienced some of the older South End. Anne Vulcano, a senior vice president in the Charlotte office of CBRE, said the influx of new residents to fill those apartments has, in some ways, changed the leasing makeup of the Park Avenue building, which sits at the intersection of South Boulevard and Park Avenue.
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CHARLOTTE – ContraVest, an apartment developer out of Altamonte Springs, Fla., must be feeling the longer days and rising temperatures of summer at The Addison at South Tryon, the company’s $32-million, 321-unit apartment project on South Tryon St. That’s because ...Read More »
Davidson College students who spent the majority of the last year living in E.H. Little Dormitory probably will be surprised when they return to campus in the fall and find their former residence hall doesn’t look much like the home sweet home they remember. That’s because the college is overhauling Little Dorm as it approaches its 60th birthday and adding to it things that often come standard today.
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Jerry Orr, the aviation director at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, has an inefficient headache. That’s paradoxical for Orr, who last week in a 20-minute interview about the airport’s nearly quarter of $1 billion worth of construction projects, used some form of the word “efficient” 10 times.
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