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 »
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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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CHARLOTTE – The packed, sign-waving crowd of supporters gave a standing ovation to Charlotte Mayor and U.S. Secretary of Transportation designate Anthony Foxx’s surprise entrance. They stood and cheered again when Foxx’s pet streetcar proposal won the night. Many months ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County has issued a building permit, valued at about $9.7 million, to Johnson C. Smith University for work on its 62,000-square-foot science center. The science center is being added to the JCSU campus to increase the school’s ...Read More »
Imagine signing a lease for offices in a building at the same time you have to imagine both the offices and the building. That’s what’s happening in uptown Charlotte, where Portman Holdings, a worldwide development and architecture firm based in Atlanta, is planning a large office tower on Stonewall Street, on top of the existing parking deck at The Westin, which Portman also owns.Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Clachan Properties, a residential developer based in Richmond, Va., has filed a rezoning request that would permit the redevelopment of Hawthorne Mill, at 1101 Hawthorne Lane in Plaza-Midwood. The rezoning request, filed last month, calls for the development ...Read More »
FORT MILL, S.C. – The building built to house the Britax North and South American headquarters, at 4140 Pleasant Road, has sold for $25 million. Cushman & Wakefield Thalhimer represented the seller, Charlotte-based The Keith Corp., in the deal, according ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Johnson C. Smith University and the Piedmont Public Policy Institute are holding an event June 7 at the university about the effect of land-use regulations on the cost of housing. At the forum, the results will be released ...Read More »
First communion is a rite of passage in the Catholic Church. It’s an important time in which families gather to celebrate a child’s taking his or her first sacrament of the Holy Eucharist. Though first communion is among the more important functions at any Catholic church, most churches don’t put up new buildings to host the ceremonies.Read More »