Over the past quarter-century, Jim Burbank has built a lot of houses, in Charlotte, Raleigh and the Charleston area. Along with them, he also has built a reputation for solid and not overly adorned quality homes as contractors used to build, with solid wood, two-panel interior doors, simple but beautiful moldings and classic layouts opened up to accommodate contemporary tastes.Read More »
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Reflexive thought: Geez, those demo guys sure make a mess. But they also clean it up, and they even increase their profits by sifting through the rubble and salvaging, reclaiming, recycling and reusing. By saving and selling as much of what they tear down as possible, they can keep their prices lower.
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This is the land that Jake owns. These are the 26 two-acre single-family lots that would be on the land that Jakes owns. This is the fourth plan to develop and sell the 62 acres on two sides of Bailey Road for the 26 two-acre single-family lots that would be on the land that Jake owns.
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LAKE WYLIE, S.C. — David Weekley Homes has begun construction on its new Cottages at the Landing subdivision in the hot-selling homebuilding territory around the Charlotte area’s southwestern swimming hole. The Houston-based production homebuilder has broken ground on the model ...Read More »
Eschewing the cliché of starting a successful business on the back of a paper cocktail napkin, Darin Brocklebank started out Metro GreenScape at the bottom of a paper grocery sack. Usually, On the Level calls or emails subjects and begs them for a half-hour of their time. Brocklebank emailed us, saying he wanted to meet us so he could do us a favor. That was a new one, so we agreed to meet, but only if he let us interview him in exchange for hearing about his offer.
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May 20 was the day they drove old Dixie down. But at least the historic Dixie’s Tavern building will not be torn down. So says owner Daniel Levine.Read More »
CHARLOTTE – After the streetcar, destruction. Tuesday night’s opening act at the Charlotte City Council was the political fanfare of the City Lynx Gold Line extension vote that resulted in a victory for Mayor Anthony Foxx and supporters of the ...Read More »
Whether it was a fluke or the start of something big, contractors rocked last week in Mecklenburg County. Builders pulled more than $104 million in county building permits from Sunday, May 12, through Saturday, May 18, the 20th week of 2013, according to county data records.Read More »