As the Trump Organization mulls purchasing The Point Lake and Golf Club in Mooresville, some of the club’s members hope there will be buyouts for club memberships. On Feb. 1, Walter Stachnik, a resident of The Point, emailed club members to poll them ...Read More »
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On the level: There was a time when Christopher Herman didn’t want to be involved in multifamily housing. So much for those plans.
When Christopher Herman got his architecture degree, he had aspirations to be the Frank Gehry of the Southeast. What he didn’t want to do was design, or be in charge of producing multifamily housing. But after a stint working for Cox Schepp Construction, the Queen City native is doing just that and says he's never been busier.
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Cornelius-based J.D. Goodrum General Contractors has been awarded the Romare Bearden Park construction contract from Mecklenburg County. County commissioners awarded the contract Feb. 7. to Goodrum, whose $7.8 million bid made it the lowest bidder among five others: Charlotte-based Blythe Development ($10.4 million), ...Read More »
In October of 2010, Marcyne Touchton’s phone stopped ringing. “I didn’t know what was going on,” said Touchton, founder of Charlotte-based home-staging company Domaine Staging. What was going on was the Great Recession; Domaine was feeling the effects of the plummeting real estate market.
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When the nation’s largest banks, including Bank of America and Wells Fargo, reached a $25 billion settlement with state attorneys general from 49 states this month, some saw it as a way to address the foreclosure crisis. But some say the most remarkable thing about the settlement might be the parts of the foreclosure crisis it ignored.Read More »
Mecklenburg County builders shouldn’t throw out their 2009 building code books just yet.Read More »