The first building in Northlake Plaza, a planned shopping center across from Northlake Mall on W.T. Harris Boulevard, has been permitted by Mecklenburg County. Trent Gustafson, president of Charlotte-based Percival McGuire, the developer on the project, said he expects construction on the $902,000, 9,500-square-foot building to start within 30 days. He said the building should be finished in six months.
CHARLOTTE – The Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament isn’t coming to Quail Hollow Country Club until late April, but the county is already issuing permits for work at the south Charlotte golf course. The county on Wednesday issued 14 permits, valued at a total of $71,998, for a variety of work for the tournament, whose [...]
New home starts in Mecklenburg County for 2013 continued their surge in March, as did new home prices. As of March 31, the county had issued 834 building permits for the benchmark detached single-family home. That’s up nearly 33 percent over the first three months of last year, according to an analysis of county records.
Many and perhaps most of the 2,600 MetLife insurance company jobs headed to North Carolina -- roughly half of them to Charlotte -- will be local hires, a top executive with the insurance giant said late Thursday afternoon.
Charlotte-based Crescent Resources said it has closed on $75 million in senior secured notes after completing another capital-raising campaign last summer.
The Mecklenburg Times will host the fifth annual 50 Most Influential Women dinner and awards presentation to recognize the important role women play in the Greater Charlotte region, the economy and society. The honorees represent the most influential women in business, government, education, and nonprofit fields. They are selected by a panel of business leaders based on professional accomplishment and community involvement.
Charlotte-area home prices, including those for distressed sales, rose 5.1 percent in December from the same month in 2011, below the 8.3 percent increase in home prices nationwide during the same period, Irvine, Calif.-based CoreLogic said Tuesday. According to CoreLogic’s findings for the area that comprises Charlotte and Gastonia in North Carolina and Rock Hill [...]
The N.C. Housing Finance Agency said Thursday that the N.C. Foreclosure Prevention Fund provided its 10,000th foreclosure-prevention loan last month. The state program was created to help people who have lost their jobs during the downturn hang onto their homes. A. Robert Kucab, executive director of the finance agency, which designed and manages the program, said in a [...]
New York-based Mascia said the purchase marks its first property acquisition in Charlotte.
Construction employment in North Carolina dropped 2 percent, or by 3,700 jobs, in December from the same month last year, according to a report released Monday by The Associated General Contractors of America. As of this past December, the state had 173,000 people employed in the construction industry, down from 176,700 in December 2011. Across [...]