CHARLOTTE — The regional housing market continues to show incipient signs of recovery as the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association reported this week that sales volume climbed almost 25 percent in March over the same month in 2012. Home prices also rose in the monthly Carolina Multiple Listing Services report, with the average closing coming in [...]
Standard Pacific Homes wants to build a large master-planned development in a high-demand area near Lake Wylie, the latest example of a large homebuilding company self-developing residential subdivisions just outside Charlotte in rural South Carolina.
CHARLOTTE — The first eight homes will open this week — three of which are already under contract — in Elizabeth Heights a planned, 36-house, urban-revitalization project in the distressed, historically black Charlotte neighborhood of Grier Heights. “Getting these eight houses completed in under six months exemplifies the dedication and commitment of all involved to Grier [...]
As with more popular single-family homes, both the construction and sales of town houses appear to be slowly building their way back up from the rubble of the Charlotte-market housing crash. But a real recovery is still thousands of empty lots away. Mecklenburg County building permits for town houses are up dramatically in the first quarter of 2013 compared with the same period last year.
HUNTERSVILLE — The town Board of Commissioners here voted unanimously Monday night to approve a site-plan revision request by Bowman Development Group to slightly increase the density of Phase 4 of the $100 million Vermillion mixed-use development. With two commissioners absent from the meeting, the vote was 4-0 in favor, Town Clerk Janet Pearson said [...]
John Maheras puts together commercial real estate deals as a partner at one of Charlotte’s leading law firms, Horack Talley. He’s apparently so good at it that members of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) recently voted him state director for North and South Carolina. He takes office in May and will keep the volunteer post for a three-year term.
At the southern tip of a thriving metropolitan area, Rock Hill seems like a little neighbor, a quiet old mill town turned Charlotte suburb. But 22 of the upper South Carolina city’s public and private sector leaders are thinking big, new and loud.
FIRST WARD — Prominent Charlotte developer, property-owner and visionary Daniel Levine said Thursday that his dream project — transforming this largely empty quadrant of uptown Charlotte into an “urban village” — will begin construction by May. When Levine announced in September that he was launching his ambitious public-private project, which could cost up to $700 [...]
Nadine Deason is just happy happy happy to do On the Level! Deason, a dynamo from New Jersey who came to the Charlotte area via Chicago and the part of northern Kentucky hard by the Ohio River outside Cincinnati, is co-owner of the Lincoln County satellite office of Keller Williams Realty’s Mooresville operation.
RALEIGH – A proposal to allow refunds for Mecklenburg County property owners hurt by the flawed 2011 property-tax revaluation took an important step forward in the North Carolina Senate Tuesday. A bill that would allow the county to give refunds to property owners over-billed for taxes because of the revaluation was approved by the Senate [...]