When Tania Archer tried her first child-custody court case on her own without a supervising attorney, her hearing resulted in a parent’s going to jail for criminal contempt. At the time, she was a guardian ad litem, representing children in a high-conflict case.Read More »
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Sharon Roberts, an award-winning newspaper reporter and an experienced editor, has been named editor of The Mecklenburg Times by Liz Irwin, publisher of The Dolan Company’s Carolinas Group of newspapers.Read More »
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.
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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.
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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.Read More »
Charlotte-based Crescent Resources said it has closed on $75 million in senior secured notes after completing another capital-raising campaign last summer.Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
New York-based Mascia said the purchase marks its first property acquisition in Charlotte.Read More »