In August, the court, in a 5-2 ruling, said it was illegal for the county to charge developers and homebuilders the fees, which had to be paid whenever new homes or multifamily units were built. The county said the fees were necessary to offset the impact more homes would have on schools.Read More »
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CHARLOTTE — Three major stores are rising next to Ikea in the University City area. Last week, building permits, totaling $2.3 million, were issued for the stores — Cost Plus World Market, PetSmart and Shoe Carnival — which are being ...Read More »
Like a college student sneaking into class 15 minutes after it’s started, a trendy way of leasing to such students has quietly made its way across parts of Charlotte. But the method — renting out single bedrooms in an apartment — has caught the attention of, and become alarming to, city officials who are now considering creating rules for what has become an unregulated practice.
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Where’s Moses when you need him? St. Martin’s Episcopal Church could certainly have used a parting of the waters over the years. The Very Rev. Murdock Smith said the church, in Charlotte’s Elizabeth neighborhood, has flooded at least four times since he joined the parish in 1999.
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CHARLOTTE — A partner with a Charlotte apartment-development company said it has teamed up with a Dallas firm to build a $50 million to $60 million apartment complex in the university area of Charlotte. Lindsey McAlpine, partner with Southern Apartment ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — The Hampton Inn & Suites near Charlotte Douglas International Airport could expand, but no one seems to know by how much. What is known is that a request for the expansion has been filed with the city, a ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — A building permit has been awarded for a $650,000 upfit for PNC Financial’s space in Piedmont Town Center. The permit, for 4720 Piedmont Row Drive, in the SouthPark area of Charlotte, was awarded last week. Charlotte-based Barringer Construction is the general contractor ...Read More »