Transparency is a good thing in government, right? Well, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission apparently doesn’t think so. On Monday, the commission voted unanimously to revise its rules of procedure. Among the changes: doing away with a requirement for each commissioner ...Read More »
Now here’s something you don’t hear about every day: a politician turning away campaign cash. Meckcetera has learned from the Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition that Mayor Anthony Foxx refused a $500 check from REBIC’s political action committee, Shelter ...Read More »
Landlord. Just the word makes some people’s blood pressure boil, conjuring up thoughts of perpetually broken air conditioners, neglected leaks and cockroaches happily breeding without fear of pesticides. If you have such horror stories, you might take vicarious pleasure from ...Read More »
You’ve got to admit, Hollywood is very green. After all, who else recycles more? Just look at “Footloose,” the latest in what seems to be a nonstop parade of movie remakes. Speaking of “Footloose”, Gaffney, S.C., native and actress Andie ...Read More »
Piedmont Properties, a Charlotte-based commercial real estate firm, announced last week it completed a 10,000-square-foot lease on behalf of McClung-Logan Equipment Co. for an industrial building on North Graham Street. McClung is a Baltimore-based company that specializes in the repair, ...
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The Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement Department is offering a 2012 North Carolina Building Code Update class from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 19 at the Hal Marshall Center, 700 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. The cost is $75. Jeff Vernon, ...Read More »
The Charlotte Regional Realtor Association reports the number of home closings for October was 1,882, an increase of 12.4 percent compared with October 2010, when closings totaled 1,674. Compared with September 2011, which had 1,968 closings, though, the number was down ...
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Mecklenburg County foreclosure filings declined by more than half in October compared with a year ago, according to the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts. The office reported 519 foreclosure filings in October, down nearly 57 percent from the 1,198 ...Read More »