CORNELIUS – Chuck Travis, an architect and former town commissioner, is known in the development world as being a tough customer in rezoning hearings and a micro-manager on site plan proposals. But as mayor, Travis didn’t micro-manage – or even ...Read More »
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A handful of homebuilding and development companies and a trio of nonprofits are pitching in to build and rehab homes in two Charlotte area suburbs for a soldier wounded in the Afghanistan War veteran and the octogenarian widow of World ...
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CHARLOTTE – If you want to put a face on the seismic changes in public affordable housing, go visit Eric Anthony Johnson, chief real estate development officer for the Charlotte Housing Authority. He’s a new face at CHA, too, at ...Read More »
Self-Help helps others, not itself: Durham-based national nonprofit works quietly to revitalize Grier Heights
CHARLOTTE – It takes a lot of self-help – lower-case – to revitalize a neighborhood like Grier Heights with affordable housing, and so far Self-Help – capitalized – has been there, quietly but most helpfully. The Center for Community Self-Help, ...
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You don’t have to be a nonprofit to get this housing grant. The Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta, which donated more than $21 million in 2013 to both for-profit and not-for-profit developers of local nonprofit affordable housing projects in ...Read More »
WEDDINGTON – A strategic location on two thoroughfares linking this Union County town with Charlotte has proved to be a hurdle for a developer who wants to expand the Atherton Estates residential subdivision to 130 lots from 24. After members ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – More than 9 acres tax-valued at $45.3 million on Uptown’s South Tryon Street corridor, the past decade’s busiest development hotspot in the central business district, could be on the market as early as next year. The Charlotte Observer ...
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Curt Seifart: He’s a hitcher, he’s a swimmer, he’s a talker, and he’s trimmer. He gets his doughnuts on the run
CHARLOTTE – If you really want to try to label Curt Seifart, haul out the hyphens. He’s a bred-in-Foxcroft old hippie-adventurer-former sports apparel salesman-runner-swimmer-pre-Columbian scholar-man of faith-affordable housing volunteer-residential real estate agent with Helen Adams Realty. And, as On the ...Read More »
With one month to go in 2013, D.R. Horton and M/I Homes are for all practical purposes tied in the Mecklenburg County homebuilder of the year race. As of Nov. 30, Horton, based in Fort Worth, Texas, had pulled 242 ...Read More »
HUNTERSVILLE – The protestors who live in the partly dilapidated neighborhood that a church-affiliated group wants to help showed up at a Board of Commissioners meeting Monday to say they don’t want the kind of help the nonprofit group wants ...Read More »