Like a plague, foreclosed properties have swept the country, souring real estate markets and dropping home prices from sea to shining sea. This month, the Obama administration announced that it was kicking around a possible solution to the problem, and ...Read More »
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Discount dental care performed by students is a tricky proposition. On the one hand, who doesn’t want to save some bucks while improving their simile? Then again, the idea of having amateurs sticking their hands and sharp objects in your ...Read More »
For Barb Mee, transportation planner for the city of Asheville, the North Carolina Department of Transportation can be a source of stress. Last week, on the North Carolina planner listserv, Mee lamented that the NCDOT doesn’t make it easy to ...Read More »
The Charlotte area is not accustomed to the tremors it felt Tuesday when an earthquake rocked the East Coast. The quake was on everyone’s lips that afternoon, and for a second people stopped thinking about a hurricane named Irene and ...Read More »
Michael Jordan might own a home in Charlotte, but the Queen City apparently is still not good enough for one of his steakhouses. This week, Jordan opened a Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse in Chicago at the Intercontinental Hotel on Michigan Avenue. ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Crescent Resources has named Scott Dozier vice president of its residential division. The real estate development company said Dozier will oversee the company’s projects in the Atlanta region, such as The River Club, a residential community. Dozier was previously ...
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The Charlotte City Council has approved the rezoning of 1.66 acres at 7841 Idlewild Road. New Hope Baptist Church sought the zoning change from residential (R-4) to institutional. The church wants to convert a 1,350-square-foot mission house into a free ...Read More »
The city of Charlotte’s Zoning Board of Adjustments will hear variance requests from two city businesses being labeled nightclubs during an Aug. 30 meeting. Lava Lounge, 4501 E. Independence Blvd., is seeking to bypass a requirement that it be located ...Read More »
Construction could begin in October on a $500,000 solar panel installation at the Cabarrus Avenue West parking deck if the Concord City Council gives approval. That’s according to Erik Lensch, president of Charlotte-based Argand Energy Solutions. Lensch said private investor ...
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