CHARLOTTE – Here’s what homebuilder Karla Hammer Knotts said she learned at her first meeting last week as a member of the N.C. Sedimentation Control Commission: “Dirt is what is on your shoes when you walk into the house; this ...Read More »
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HUNTERSVILLE – The effort to bring clustered residential subdivision provisions to the town zoning ordinance took another step in a long journey this week when the town planning staff unveiled its density recommendations. But one Huntersville resident at the Feb. ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – If you’ve got permits to pull or inspections to schedule or plans to submit for review, you better hoof it, shake a leg, get the lead out and, whatever you do, don’t put it off until March 4. ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – An unassuming giant in Charlotte’s construction industry died last week, but Bonar Day Rodgers’ enduring impact will continue to be measured by the towering work that helps define the city. And, clients, business associates and competitors say, by ...
Tagged with: "Hi=Impact" drywall B.D. Rodgers Balfour Beatty Construction Bill NIchols Bob Dooley Central Piedmont Community College commercial construction contractor Kathy Drumm Pat Rodgers Queens University R.T. Dooley Construction Rodgers Builders Inc.Read More »
Sometimes when a reporter is digging for dirt, dirt-digging is all he can find. The Mecklenburg Times has been keeping an eye on the prime uptown parcels the city of Charlotte owns between East Stonewall Street and the John Belk ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement, the government agency that reviews construction plans and inspects projects, has itself come under the review and inspection of Dena Diorio, county manager. The Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition, the Charlotte-based lobbying organization, implied it ...
Tagged with: Board of County Commissioners Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Dena Diorio Greater Charlotte Apartment Association Jim Bartl Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement Real Estate and Building Industry CoalitionRead More »
Henry Pharr III is a commercial real estate lawyer, which sounds about as exciting as, well, commercial real estate law. And with a name that ends with III, On the Level feared for the worst. But as so often happens, ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – When the developers of the 90-acre mixed-use Waverly development bring their rezoning petition before Charlotte City Council for the first time on March 17, they’ll be able to tell the elected officials that their major retail anchor will ...Read More »
INDIAN LAND – George I of England, a group of lost map surveyors, some Native Americans who got in the way, and Scots-Irish immigrants from Pennsylvania obsessed with the Wars of the Roses. They all played a part in the ...Read More »
A panhandle apart: The needs of northern Lancaster County’s bedroom community differ from the rural rest
INDIAN LAND – Two homeowners in the state-line straddling Bridgehampton subdivision dialed 911 to report a prowler. Sirens wailing, five Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department cars converged on the home of one of the callers within minutes. A quarter of an hour ...Read More »