LANCASTER, S.C. – Mattamy Homes on Monday backed out of a controversial bid to put 800 single-family homes on the Indian Land site of a former camp for disadvantage youths. In a two-sentence letter dated July 14 – the day ...Read More »
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CHARLOTTE – A shuddering air conditioner atop Uptown’s 200 South Tryon building shook the upper floors, emptied some offices and brought emergency personnel to the scene for about 45 minutes Tuesday morning. That’s about how long it took for building ...Read More »
RALEIGH – The possibility that the N.C. General Assembly could do away with the state’s expiring tax-credit program for development preserving architectural history has stirred proponents and opponents to action. The tax credit program, which developers use to help fund ...
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CHARLOTTE – The city is studying the issue of gentrification in historically black neighborhoods and inner-city areas of town, and looking at ways to keep some housing affordable there. After the issue was recently raised in a contested rezoning petition ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – If two recent additions to the city’s rezoning-process calendar are indicators, the apartment-development frenzy is still frenzied in south Charlotte. Two other recently filed rezoning petitions – one for a senior living center and another for an infill ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE –Call Wendy Field one of the post-recessionary urban pioneers, a bellwether for what expert observers say is a slowly re-emerging trend in Charlotte multifamily development: Small for-sale town house projects – and even a few condo efforts – in ...Read More »
Meritage Homes, a relatively new player in the Charlotte new residential construction market, is about to expand its footprint in the Queen City. The Scottsdale, Ariz.-based production homebuilder, which established a Queen City division in June 2012, on Thursday announced ...
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CHARLOTTE – Developers have proposed a new town house project in Dilworth, a multifamily building in Elizabeth, and a new industrial park just outside city limits near Charlotte-Douglas International Airport. All three projects will require zoning changes that would have ...Read More »
HUNTERSVILLE – It’s been a long trek for Jay Priester, vice president for development and leasing at Cambridge Properties, but the finish line – or at least the first finish line – is finally in sight. The first store in ...Read More »