Quantcast
Home (page 23)

Author Archives: Tony Brown, Staff Writer

Whale of house beached on Lake Norman (access required)

This property, on Tinker Place in Cornelius, is the site of a grand new home being built on Lake Norman. Photo courtesy Carlyle Properties

CORNELIUS – An $856,454 Mecklenburg County building permit for the construction of a new house on Lake Norman is now the year’s most valuable single-family residential permit. The permit, for a three-story, 24-room home at 16700 Tinker Place on the ...

Read More »

Northern disclosures: Land-use actions pile up in Huntersville, Cornelius and Davidson (access required)

Epcon Communities wants to develop an age-restricted subdivision of condominium-style detached homes similar to these – built close together with courtyards between each house – in Huntersville. Rendering courtesy of Epcon Communities

HUNTERSVILLE – The Huntersville Planning Board last week granted Epcon Communities a continuation until Dec. 17 on a rezoning request to allow the developer more time to answer officials’ concerns about a proposed single-family subdivision restricted to adults 55 and ...

Read More »

Bright times for Bryton? Developers bet a behemoth will be born again (access required)

The partially developed Bryton site, massive for a master-planned, mixed-used development, is adjacent to the Interstate 485-Old Statesville Road interchange, where the highway now ends. Although the extension of I-485, the last leg of the beltway to be completed, is projected to be two years off, expectations have already jumpstarted development in northeast Charlotte. Aerial view courtesy of American Asset Corp.

HUNTERSVILLE — After languishing like a slumbering giant during the recession, one of the Charlotte region’s largest master-planned, mixed-use development projects has just awakened and looks ready to storm back from dormancy. Bryton – the $1 billion, 430-acre office-retail-residential development ...

Read More »

iPlan reviews and e-inspections: Meck Code Enforcement to go high-tech (access required)

iPad

CHARLOTTE – After dabbing its digits in the virtual, three-dimensional future of big institutional construction projects, Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement now wants to jump in, FTP files first, by forming a high-tech Hybrid Collaborative Delivery Team. The 16-member team would ...

Read More »

County: Levine’s $700M First Ward project to start in January (access required)

park plan

CHARLOTTE – Prominent Charlotte developer, landowner and visionary Daniel Levine’s much-ballyhooed, long-delayed $700 million public-private project to build an “urban village” in First Ward is now scheduled for a January ground-breaking. That’s according to W. Lee Jones, capital planning division ...

Read More »