Mary Newsom doesn’t mind stepping on toes if she thinks those toes belong to a politician, developer or anyone else who does “dumb things that hurt the environment, for example. But that’s my opinion, not necessarily that of the Urban Institute.”Read More »
On the Level
"I’m not going to let [the film studio deal] fall apart. I am determined to get this done. It may take years, but I want people to understand that I’m relentless. We’re going to do it. It’s going to cost money …but that’s the only way things are going to work."Read More »
As executive director for the Hispanic Contractors Association of the Carolinas, Julian Arcila said he’s his backgrounds as a Hispanic immigrant and as a former editor of El Nuevo Constructor magazine to close what he describes as a gap between how the construction industry works in Latin America and in the U.S.
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With a father who owned a recruiting firm and after being paid hourly in high school to dig ditches, Jon Morris said he wanted to find a career that gave him more control of his financial destiny. "I wanted a job that created residual value, and real estate did that for me," he said.
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Katherine Hebert is the coordinator of Davidson’s Design 4 Life program, which is funded by a grant from the CDC. Her powers over how homes are designed -- much like those of other North Carolina's planners -- might soon be diminished if a bill makes it through the General Assembly.Read More »
When it comes to industrial development, there haven’t been many projects completed in the Charlotte area over the past five years. That’s why Childress Klein Properties raised eyebrows with its announcement last week that wants to build a 270,400-square-foot speculative warehouse in south Charlotte.Read More »
Maxed out: Debe Maxwell doesn’t like short sales, so much so that she’s vowed to never do another one.Read More »
How do you weather the Great Recession? If you’re Roy Goode, you do it by being diversified in your real estate holdings in the Charlotte-area – and by getting out of condominiums.Read More »
Nadine Deason went from helping ailing people to selling real estate in a market that’s still on the mendRead More »