Sen. Malcolm Graham says he wants the “five-points” intersection near Johnson C. Smith University to become the “Trade and Tryon” of the city’s northwest corridor. Graham, of Charlotte, who also is the chairman of the Beatties Ford Road Task Force, ...Read More »
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The Charlotte Planning Commission plans to file a zoning amendment that would restrict the height of new residential projects to make them compatible with the heights of existing homes. A City Council public hearing on the amendment is set for ...Read More »
In Charlotte, as in the rest of the country, the construction industry is feeling the pinch. The cost of building materials keeps rising. According to a March 16 Associated General Contractors of America report, material prices for all types of ...Read More »
In 2005, the state Division of Water Quality slapped Karla Knotts and her husband’s Pineville-based real estate brokerage company, Knotts-Greylock, with a $57,816 fine. The basis for the fine: A tire rut in their Greylock subdivision development in Matthews. In ...
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Charlotte-based Celgard, a subsidiary of Ballantyne-based Polypore International, has announced four expansions at its plants since August 2009, with the most recent expansion announced last month. In the latest expansion, Celgard, which makes parts for lithium-ion batteries, will invest $65 ...Read More »
The Charlotte City Council will continue to accept public comments on a plan for Independence Boulevard until a council meeting at 7 p.m. April 11. Some residents requested that the public comment period remain open, while others wanted a decision ...Read More »
A Madison Park resident spoke out Monday against a sidewalk proposed for his neighborhood, saying it would require the city to encroach onto one-third of his yard. Despite the objections of Benjamin Vandiver, the City Council unanimously approved the construction of ...
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It was a cautionary victory for Charlotte’s cabbies. On Monday, the City Council decided to defer a vote on a proposal that would reduce the number drivers and taxicab companies that service Charlotte/Douglas International Airport from 12 to three. But ...Read More »
The Charlotte City Council approved a new policy Monday to spread affordable housing throughout the city. But not all council members backed the plan, and Mayor Anthony Foxx raised his own concerns. An advisory council made of residents, housing officials ...Read More »
Address: 8700 Phillips Road Project description: The Energy Production and Infrastructure Center at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is part of a plan to make the school a center for energy production and infrastructure research and education. The ...Read More »