STALLINGS – One residential developer scored a home run at a Stallings Town Council meeting Monday night, and another was stranded on-base, but the council gave him an extra inning to try to reach the plate. The council green-lighted a ...Read More »
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MATTHEWS – Habitat for Humanity Matthews hit a small bump on the way building seven new affordable homes in the Crestdale section of town, part of a larger neighborhood revitalization project. But town planner Jim King said he expects the ...Read More »
LANCASTER, S.C. – Eight syllables isn’t enough, people. Penelope G. Karagounis insists on the ninth. That syllable – “G.” – could easily stand for “Go, Greek girl.” At 23, after a two-year stint in the planning department in Pineville, where ...Read More »
MOORESVILLE – The Lowe’s home-improvement store giant has upped its long-standing financial support of Habitat for Humanity International, the global nonprofit that builds affordable homes for people in financial need. Lowe’s on Feb. 20 announced it will renew its standing ...Read More »
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 »
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 »