The homes in Keller Woods, an unassuming development in north Charlotte off Statesville Road between Sunset Road and Cindy Lane, are what some people might call “affordable.”
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If Charlotte’s 1st Ward had a mayor, his name would be Daniel Levine. While the 51-year-old owner of Levine Properties has left legacies all over Charlotte, 1st Ward, much of which is now little more than one big parking lot punctuated by a handful of buildings, is home to Levine’s dreams.Read More »
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 »
"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 »