Mecklenburg County on Monday issued a building permit valued at $15 million to Carolinas HealthCare System for a $28 million free-standing emergency department being built at Carolinas Medical Center-Morrocroft, near SouthPark Mall.Read More »
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CHARLOTTE — A renovation project is set to begin next month so that a cosmetology program can be launched in the fall at Central Piedmont Community College’s City View Center on Alleghany Street. Jeff Lowrance, spokesman for CPCC, said Indianapolis-based Shiel Sexton ...Read More »
Last year was a historic one for Charlotte, thanks to its hosting of the Democratic National Convention, an event which put a national spotlight on the city. The event didn't just give the city more media attention. In a year when the construction industry was still in recovery mode, the DNC contributed to the city's commercial construction permit numbers as Time Warner Cable Arena and other venues had to be readied for the event. That resulted in a flurry of permit applications in early 2012, county officials say.
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Carl Nordhielm isn't used to doing large-scale renovations before opening one of his company's nightclubs. Nordhielm, chief financial officer of Saddle Up Saloon & Dancehall, said the company usually moves into former clubs or restaurants, places where, usually, hardly any construction is needed to open a Saddle Up.
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CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County’s industrial properties experienced an increase in vacancy and lease rates in the fourth quarter of 2012 from the third quarter, according to Charlotte-based Karnes Research Co. Overall vacancy rates barely rose, to 14.1 percent, an increase ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — Construction started last week on a $162,500 renovation project to replace the siding on all 13 buildings at the Charlotte Housing Authority’s Cedar apartment complex, which houses elderly and low-income residents. Charlotte-based Chois Construction, the general contractor, has ...Read More »
Few in Charlotte' commercial real estate industry saw Orlando, Fla.-based Parkway Properties coming in 2012. Sure, Parkway was already well established in the Charlotte market. But, according to Andrew Jenkins, it was known as a company that bought mostly Class B office space, looking to make improvements, decrease vacancy rates and drive up tenants.Read More »
What the changes announced Monday won't do: open up more parts of the city, besides industrially zoned areas, to breweries. But such a change might be proposed under the second phase of studying the city's policies governing breweries, according to Bridget Dixon, a city planner.Read More »
Derrick Taub thinks his company just bought the best location in town -- the town of Mint Hill, that is. Taub, vice president of Toronto-based Sierra Group, which this month bought the Mint Hill Festival shopping center for $2.5 million, said he thinks Sierra's first property purchase in the Charlotte market couldn't be better positioned in the town.
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