For M/I Homes Charlotte, the third time was a farm. In its recent push to self-develop raw land into lots, the most-permitted homebuilder last year in Mecklenburg County has won its first of three rezoning battles to develop and build a residential subdivision.Read More »
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Along with its success, Vermillion occasionally has hit bumps in the road to completion, including a delay in rolling out Phase 3 and some lots that did not sell as quickly as planned. But as the housing market rebounds, the $100 million master-planned development appears to be back.Read More »
On the Level apologizes to Frank Spencer. All the articulate gent wanted to do was talk about Habitat for Humanity Charlotte. But we kept interrupting him and encouraging him to digress. That's because Spencer, president of the Charlotte affiliate of the national affordable-housing nonprofit, is a dang interesting guy.Read More »
CORNELIUS — A conditional-use request made last October to expand an existing Sam’s Mart and turn it into a 7-Eleven store is finally headed toward a decision in this north Mecklenburg town. The town last week scheduled the request, by ...Read More »
If you permit it, they will build. And despite a slow start, Mecklenburg County permitting this year is finally in positive territory compared with the same period in 2012, which opens up the possibility of more construction activity this year than last in the Charlotte market.
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CORNELIUS – Despite his sleek new architectural plan, a car dealer’s six-month quest to build a new Hyundai dealership came to an abrupt 3-2 stop Monday night at Cornelius Town Hall. After another in a series of contentious rezoning meetings ...Read More »
Driving through this posh neighborhood – and posh is the only word for it – is like driving through the making of a Lexus commercial. Past the guardhouse, which is as big as 1950s tract house and a lot nicer, the gently curving streets undulate over “speed tables” (not speed bumps) made of pavers (not pavement).
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The closing of Proffitt Dixon Partners’ purchase of the site for the Fountains at Stonewall apartment complex may be delayed up to two months, although a city official said he expects the closing to happen on schedule next week. The Fountains at Stonewall is a five-story, 210-unit luxury apartment complex planned for one of the few vacant patches of dirt in uptown Charlotte.
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