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City Council approves Simon/Tanger outlets mall rezoning (access required)

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The Charlotte Premium Outlets mall planned for unincorporated southwest Mecklenburg County took another step toward construction Monday when the proposal won unanimous rezoning approval from the Charlotte City Council. The council on Monday also without dissent approved a separate request by the same landowner, Steele Creek Limited Partnership, for a nearby industrial/office park.

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Spectrum Properties still interested in Marshall Park (access required)

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It took only two years after a Charlotte City Council vote in the urban renewal-era year of 1961 for bulldozers to start wiping out the 80 years’ worth of the city’s history called Brooklyn. Today, going on 12 years after efforts began to bring housing, shopping and pedestrian traffic back to Second Ward – Charlotte’s government district, dominated by stern, institutional buildings – the vision of a reincarnated, well-rounded Brooklyn is still just that, a vision.

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PulteGroup survives a scathing review in Charlotte (access required)

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One the nation’s premier homebuilders was being humiliated by the Charlotte City Council; worse, PulteGroup was on the verge of losing a rare and potentially lucrative opportunity. But Pulte bounced back this week from January’s nasty public scolding to win a unanimous City Council endorsement of a rezoning case that would allow development and building on a patch of scarce land in booming and nearly built-out south Charlotte.

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