Alex Rooker can trace his origins as a real estate agent to a plane crash that happened before he was born. “My father was from Norlina, and just after World War II he owned a wheat field there,” Rooker, 60, ...Read More »
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Donny Hicks is trying to get some business going in Gaston County. As the executive director of the county’s economic development commission, that is essentially his job description. But the EDC’s plan to build a spec building in the hopes ...Read More »
Missed Manors: A high-end home is hard to find, Charlotte builders say as they try to replenish depleted inventory
Rumors are swirling that the luxury home market in Charlotte is nearing extinction, that it’s barely a whisper of what it once was. But Charlotte homebuilder Alan Simonini says all the talk about the demise of Charlotte’ luxury home market ...Read More »
Kevin Higgins is a busy guy. Higgins, a Charlotte contractor and owner of THS National, and his employees have been working hard all spring and summer. But they aren’t building homes; not many contractors are, thanks to the housing market ...Read More »
Age: 35 Lives in: Catawba County Family: wife, Holly; children, Emma, 7, Eli, 3 Education: bachelor’s degree in community and regional planning and geography, Appalachian State University Chris Timberlake likes the outdoors. So reporting to work as a planner for ...
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Officials with Catawba County’s building permit department would like to think that they are using cutting-edge technology by adding Quick Recognition — or QR — codes to each and every building permit issued by the county. The change was made ...Read More »
The idea of high-tech companies being drawn to the western North Carolina foothills might sound strange to some people. To tech giant Apple, which is building a data center in the Catawba County town of Maiden, it sounds like a ...Read More »
Developers are waiting to build projects at the new intersection of N.C. 16 and N.C. 150 near Little Mountain in Catawba County. But they’re missing one key ingredient: sewage service. The intersection, built in 2010, has led to a Lowe’s home ...Read More »
With a glut of distressed properties slowing down the U.S. real estate market, Washington bureaucrats are considering renting out hundreds of thousands of foreclosed, government-owned homes as a last-ditch effort to help the market. On Aug. 10, the Federal Housing ...
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Developers looking to start a project in a county can often find themselves mired in rules and regulations, with different requirements from various towns and counties. But officials with Gaston County’s planning department are hoping such confusion will be a ...Read More »