Some Charlotte-area building inspection departments are understaffed and overworked, and that could mean higher insurance premiums for commercial property owners, The Mecklenburg Times has learned. Inspection departments in Mecklenburg, Catawba, Lincoln and Union counties are asking their inspectors to handle ...Read More »
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Driving down Main Street in Conover, visitors are likely to see a scene both familiar and heartbreaking for many rural North Carolina cities: shuttered shops and crumbling factories, ghosts of a more prosperous time. But in a few of the ...
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In 2006, before the recession, the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association had 8,152 members. Today, its membership is thinner by about 1,407, a decline that, no doubt, is a byproduct of the market’s downturn. It’s not as much of an exodus ...Read More »
The decline of Charlotte’s housing market made some real estate agents look long and hard at the business. After studying their options, some hung up their blazers and got out of the game or opted not to sell homes full ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Spangler Construction used to be in the commercial construction business. These days it’s known as a real estate investment company. And in the upcoming Charlotte City Council and mayoral elections, Spangler’s known as the company whose employees have donated ...
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In late 2007, the Democratic National Convention awarded Alvarado Construction the contract to lead the construction team for the 2008 DNC in Denver. It was a $13 million job that involved readying the Pepsi Center for the event that following ...Read More »
Joe Carpenter made his living cutting grass with his own landscaping business. This month, the 75-year-old Gaston County Commissioner is just cutting his losses. Instead of foreclosing, CommunityOne Bank accepted land from Carpenter meant for two failed subdivisions: Kings Pinnacle ...Read More »
On April 28, former Charlotte Mayor Harvey Gantt stood behind a podium at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, addressing the crowd that had gathered for the press conference. The focus of the event was the 2012 Democratic National Convention, ...
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Karla Knotts, co-owner of Knotts Builders, often trumpets the benefits of owning a home in Clover, S.C., and driving to work in Charlotte. She reasons: Who wants to pay those high North Carolina property taxes when they can save as ...Read More »