WILMINGTON – The 2014 North Carolina Federal Construction, Infrastructure & Environmental Summit will be held Oct. 15-16 in Wilmington. The FEDCON Summit will bring together more than 550 representatives of construction-related federal agencies and installations, general and specialty contractors, designers ...Read More »
Unemployment in the construction industry reached a seven-year low of 7 percent in September, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. Employers added 16,000 jobs nationally during the month. However, according to the report, more construction firms say they ...Read More »
The N.C. Department of Transportation and the city of Monroe will hold an informational workshop from 4-7 p.m. Oct. 16 to explain proposed safety improvements to several intersections along U.S. 74 between Fowler Secrest Road and N.C. 200. The proposed ...
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Concord is the eighth most rapidly expanding city in 2014, according to financial and business website WalletHub. The study looked at metrics ranging from population growth to unemployment rate decrease to educational attainment to gross domestic product per capita. Several ...Read More »
In light of new U.S. Postal Service requirements for mailboxes in new or expanded subdivisions, the Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition recently hosted a round-table discussion for builders, developers and municipal planning officials, featuring a USPS representative. The Postal ...Read More »
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission recently announced that it has purchased two downtown Matthews properties to preserve as historic icons, both at 131 W. Charles St. The Craftsman-style Phillips House was built in 1925 by O. L. “Pete” Phillips for ...Read More »
John “Jack” H. Capitano, W. Chris Parnell and G. Edward “Eddie” HinshawJr. have joined Charlotte law firm Horack Talley. Capitano concentrates his practice on real estate litigation, including landlord-tenant, construction and collection disputes, as well as general commercial litigation. Parnell ...
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Wilkinson ERA has announced that Tracy McCormack has joined the company in its Carolina Mountain Sales office in Asheville as marketing executive. McCormack, a native Chicagoan, has an extensive background in project management and marketing, and has worked in markets ...Read More »