Neighborhoodscout.com’s finding that the North Tryon corridor — roughly the area between North Graham Street, Atando Avenue, Brevard Street and the Brookshire Freeway — belongs on the list of the 25 most dangerous neighborhoods in America does not sit well ...Read More »
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The Lockewood neighborhood is only about 1 1/2 miles north of uptown Charlotte, but it feels far removed from the sparkling high-rises and busting restaurants and bars. Bordered by North Tryon and North Graham Streets, it is in a troubled ...Read More »
As it sits there now, The Farmstead in Rowan County is just another failed and abandoned subdivision. Developers Bill Thomas and John Fletcher had high hopes in 2007, when they paid about $2.5 million for the 120 acres in Granite ...
Tagged with: Agriburbia Bill Thomas Concord Builders Inc. Craig George DPR Associates Granite Quarry John Fletcher Keith Dacus Landis Reed Homes Matthew Redmond McCar Homes Pulte Homes Rowan County Ryan HomesRead More »
North Mecklenburg County has changed dramatically over the years as Charlotte has sprawled and Lake Norman has become a popular place to live and work. What was once a quiet, rural part of the county is now a popular place ...Read More »
After renting a townhouse from her parents for nearly three years, Dawn Wallace was ready to get a place of her own. She had a good job as an assistant manager at AmerisourceBergen, a Charlotte pharmaceutical consulting company, and over ...Read More »
They’re victims of the recession: unfinished communities scattered across the Charlotte area. But for homebuilders like Lennar Corp., they’re an opportunity. Just ask Jon Hardy. Hardy, president of the Miami-based company’s Charlotte division, said that this year Lennar has built ...
Tagged with: Alan Simonini Alan Simonini Homes Ark Group Arthur Rutenberg Homes Beazer Homes Jon Hardy Lennar Corp. M/I Homes Mitch Genda New South Homes Pappas Properties Paragon Homes Regal Homes St. Lawrence HomesRead More »
On one side of the table was Charlotte attorney Ken Davies, who had a small, private practice and handled mostly domestic and personal injury cases and the occasional real estate litigation. On the other side of the table was a ...Read More »
Age: 39 Lives in: south Charlotte Family: divorced; children, Stefan, 18, Nathan, 16 Education: Did not attend college As director of facilities planning and real estate for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Dennis LaCaria oversees about 170 school facilities totaling approximately 21 million ...Read More »
Alan Banks looks back at 2006 fondly. A principal at Evans Coghill Homes in Charlotte, Banks said the company’s business has been nearly cut in half since a peak in 2006, when it built about 25 homes. This year, ECH ...Read More »
For nearly two years there’s been a lot of talk about America’s Park. The proposed 25-field baseball complex in Mooresville has been billed as the largest youth baseball facility in the country. Backers say it is scheduled to open next ...
Tagged with: America’s Park Carolina’s Baseball Center Chris Carney Erskine Smith Jeff Cernuto Lou Presutti Mac Herring Miles Atkins Mitch Abraham Patrick Norman Princeton Management Rhett Dusenbury Thurman Houston Todd HinesRead More »