BALLANTYNE – At any age, J.C. Underwood is a one-man wonder. Seventy-six next month, Underwood is executive director of the nonprofit Metrolina Real Estate Investors Association, meaning he runs the office in Carmel Commons pretty much single-handedly, and he’s president ...Read More »
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CHARLOTTE – With two months left to go before 2013 shuffles off into history, homebuilders in Mecklenburg County are charging ahead toward their best year since 2007. As of Oct. 31, builders have pulled 2,842 permits for the benchmark single-family ...
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CORNELIUS – The town of Cornelius Planning Board on Wednesday took three very confusing votes on the long-embattled Barnhardt single-family subdivision plan. First the appointed Planning Board on Wednesday night voted to recommend that the town’s elected Board of Commissioners ...Read More »
HUNTERSVILLE – The Huntersville town planning staff report released Wednesday on a proposed single-family senior-living subdivision pretty much says: “No way.” Repeatedly. For eight pages. The block lengths don’t work with the lot sizes, the front-loading garages are not recessed ...Read More »
GRIER HEIGHTS – Wells Fargo & Co. on Monday gave $100,000 to a Charlotte nonprofit to help revitalize this historically black neighborhood near where East 7th Street becomes Monroe Road. CrossRoads Corp. for Affordable Housing and Community Development is one ...
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DAVIDSON – Two Charlotte commercial real-estate Goliaths are apparently smitten with little Davidson. With a one-two punch of projects, the commercial developers, among Charlotte’s most prestigious, want in on Davidson’s “College Town, Lake Town, Your Town” action. Childress Klein Properties ...Read More »
HUNTERSVILLE – You can call him Jay, but on the dotted line he is John Jacob Priester II, and he is vice president for development and leasing of Cambridge Properties. His father, John Jacob Priester I – like Jay’s grandfather ...Read More »
HUNTERSVILLE – An “enterprise center” that would be a key component of a plan to revitalize the ramshackle trailer-park neighborhood of Huntington Green has run into opposition from a handful of the residents the nonprofit behind the project hopes to ...Read More »
GRIER HEIGHTS – Elizabeth Heights, the affordable new neighborhood within this historically black neighborhood that is trying to free itself of a bad rep, is off to a ripsaw-roaring start toward its 36-house urban revitalization goal. Four of the first ...
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CORNELIUS – The town of Cornelius might be ready to switch rather than fight. The town’s elected Board of Commissioners and appointed Planning Board, operating under a land-use plan that dates all the way back to 1996 and a zoning ...
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