CHARLOTTE — Boston-based LPL Financial is spending more than $140,000 to renovate Coliseum Centre 5, a southwest Charlotte building in the Coliseum Centre office park. LPL is the sole tenant in the building. The building’s 23,000-square-foot sixth floor is being ...Read More »
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This five-bedroom house in the Peninsula community on Lake Norman was on the market for more than a year before it finally sold last week. Judy Godley Webster, the Keller Williams agent who represented the buyer, said the 420 days that the 7,000-plus-square-foot house was for sale allowed her client to get a better deal on the home.
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CHARLOTTE — Mecklenburg County has issued a $25 million building permit to the Charlotte Knights for construction of the third phase of the Triple-A baseball team’s $54 million uptown ballpark. The permit was issued last week. It’s unclear as to ...Read More »
(Part eight in a 13-part series) "I'm not going to spend more money on it. Absolutely not," said Councilman Michael Barnes, who represents District 4.Read More »
CHARLOTTE — Mecklenburg County last week issued 10 building permits, with a total value of roughly $30 million, to Charlotte-based Crescent Resources for its $36 million Circle University City apartment project. Crescent announced the project in December. It is planned ...Read More »
As the Charlotte area undergoes an apartment boom, new apartment projects are being planned from one end of the city to the other. And of all the places in which Grubb Properties could build, the pull of SouthPark has become irresistible to the Charlotte-based developer.Read More »
Northlake Mall opened in 2005 in north Charlotte, an area that seemed primed for residential growth. But just a couple of years after the mall opened, the Great Recession came on the scene. According to Andy Misiaveg, a partner in the Charlotte office of the Atlanta-based Shopping Center Group, the mall didn’t have time to solidify its tenant mix before the economy tanked.Read More »
When taking the space that used to house one restaurant and turning into another restaurant, the conversion is usually straightforward. Throw in some new kitchen equipment, add a bar, update the restrooms and, voila: a new restaurant. But the process is more involved than that for Mooresville-based general contractor Spectrum Building Co. as it renovates a former O'Charley's in Huntersville to get it ready for a Duckworth's Grill & Taphouse.Read More »
Charlotte-area home sales jumped 40 percent in January compared to the same period in 2012, while sale prices remained fairly level, the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association said Thursday. In January, there were 2,163 closings, up from 1,541 in January 2012. Average home prices last month in the Charlotte metropolitan area were $189,007, up just 0.6 percent from January 2012, when the average sale price was $187,803.
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CHARLOTTE — New apartments aren’t the only multifamily projects being permitted during the recent apartment boom. Apartment renovations are also on an upswing. Since the beginning of the year, Mecklenburg County has issued 56 permits, valued at roughly $206,000, to ...Read More »