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 »
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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 »
Columbus, Ohio-based M/I Homes has plans to develop two new residential subdivisions, one to the south of Charlotte and the other to the north. Cameron Creek, planned for Tega Cay, S.C., is much further along in the development pipeline, said ...Read More »
Conservation subdivisions in rural areas. Clustering smaller lots in transitional zones. New urbanism developments in higher-density centers. Those are the financial mantras of residential developers in the Charlotte region, as undeveloped land becomes scarcer and costlier in many areas, market ...
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HUNTERSVILLE – Charlotte multifamily developer Northwood Ravin will break ground within the next two months on Holly Crest, a 24-acre, 400-unit apartment complex off busy Sam Furr Road across from the NorthCross Village Shopping Center east of Statesville Road. Michael ...Read More »
For the second time in a little over two months, tempers left over from November’s elections boiled over during an otherwise cordial Huntersville Board of Commissioners meeting. At a Feb. 3 meeting, freshman Commissioner Rob Kidwell called for the approval ...
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In zoning and land-use business considered at its Feb. 3, the Huntersville Board of Commissioners: Heard a proposal from developer Laureldale LLC of Charlotte to add 14 lots on 5.4 acres in Mecklenburg County to the existing 511-lot Skybrook North ...Read More »
HUNTERSVILLE – The clustered residential subdivisions sought by developers and planners alike are being considered for much larger sections of the biggest Mecklenburg County municipality outside Charlotte. At its Feb. 3 meeting, the Huntersville Board of Commissioners voted to delay ...
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CHARLOTTE – WoodWorks, a nonprofit initiative by the wood building-products industry to promote the use of tree-derived building materials in nonresidential and multifamily buildings – think lumber and molding – announced the winners of the 2014 National Wood Design Awards ...
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