In an unexpected move, Jon Morris, who last week handed in his resignation as chairman of the Mecklenburg County Building Development Commission, ended up leading the commission’s meeting Tuesday. Initially, when Morris said he was stepping down, Matt Lucarelli was ...Read More »
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With a father who owned a recruiting firm and after being paid hourly in high school to dig ditches, Jon Morris said he wanted to find a career that gave him more control of his financial destiny. "I wanted a job that created residual value, and real estate did that for me," he said.
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The North Carolina Department of Transportation and the city of Charlotte have issued a request for qualifications from developers who want to work on the Gateway Station project in uptown. The city is seeking developers with experience in urban mixed-use properties and ...Read More »
Last week, Matthew Lucarelli, a senior construction manager for Beacon Properties, was appointed chairman of the Mecklenburg County Building Development Commission. But there was just one problem: He wasn't eligible.Read More »
The Mecklenburg County Criminal Courts Building will soon be known by a different name. Mecklenburg County Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday night to rename the building at 700 E. 4th St. after the late Clifton Johnson, a former North Carolina judge. ...
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A 10-year, $700 million project that will transform eight blocks uptown had some changes approved by county commissioners on Tuesday night. Levine Properties, the developer, requested an amendment to part of their agreement with the county that said they would ...Read More »
The Kannapolis City Council has approved a yearlong test run of the North Carolina Main Street program in the hopes of revitalizing the city’s struggling downtown. On Monday, the council OK’d participating in the state program, which was started in ...Read More »
Leaders of Kannapolis, looking for ways to revitalize the city’s downtown, might find their answer in a state program — or they might not. The City Council is set to vote at 6 p.m. Monday on whether to take part ...Read More »