Name: Scott Hensley Title: Piedmont Properties partner Age: 42 Lives in: Huntersville Family: wife, Stacy; children, Chase, 7 Education: bachelor’s degree in marketing, Virginia Tech University After he graduated from college, Scott Hensley landed a job at IBM in Richmond, Virginia, where he managed the telemarketing department. He soon realized it wasn’t for him. “I [...]
Linda Holden was newly divorced, going to school part time, and raising two kids.
“I needed to make some money,” she said.”
It was the early 1970s, and at the time she was living in an apartment complex in Endicott, N.Y. Desperate for work, she asked the apartment complex’s owner, who was also a developer and builder, for a job.
Elaine Rudisill is OK with not being popular. And as court-appointed trustee for the EpiCentre – and one of the most powerful figures in the ongoing legal battle involving the shopping and entertainment complex – there are lots of reasons people might not like her. For one, Rudisill has full control over the EpiCentre, and [...]
The economy was creeping along and construction projects weren’t exactly waiting around every corner. For Daniel, owner of Daniel Design, a Charlotte-based foodservice consulting and facility design firm, such work wasn’t easy to come by.
But this year, he’s experienced a spike in restaurant jobs, and he attributes at least some of the uptick to three letters: DNC.
This year, the Charlotte office of project management and construction company Lend Lease Inc. increased its staff by about eight. Next year, the office will get even bigger, with plans to hire another eight or so workers as managers and superintendants in the Charlotte area, said John Nicolay, Charlotte executive vice president for the New [...]
These Walls takes a close look at the history behind Charlotte-area buildings. Palmer Fire School was almost extinguished. Mecklenburg County had condemned the historic building and was ready to demolish it. That’s when Dan Morrill, director of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission, stepped in with a proposal. “I said, ‘Let’s see if we can come [...]
Thanks, but no thanks. That’s what real estate mogul Donald Trump is saying today in deciding to not move forward with a purchase of The Point Lake and Golf Club, a deal that was being discussed for more than a year. What killed it? According to Trump’s son, Eric, there was too much squabbling among the [...]
Two years ago, Bob Hecht sold his Century 21 locations and got out of selling real estate. But by the following year, the itch to sell again got too intense for him to ignore. When he was about 13, Bob Hecht followed in his father’s footsteps and started working for Fuller Brush Co. in Charlotte, going door [...]
The big Donald Trump real estate deal involving The Point Lake and Golf Club has been brewing for more than a year. And now that Crescent Communities is scheduled to turn over ownership and management of the upscale, lakefront Mooresville club and golf course to its members by the end of the year, it seems [...]
It took about 3 1/2 years for Bill Whitley to start building his Troutman residential project. Some neighborhoods wish that it had taken 50 times longer than that. First, it was the trees he tore down. Then it was the modular home he added. And when they saw the modular duplex going up, residents just [...]