MATTHEWS – You couldn’t drag most teenagers to a suburban town planning board meeting. They’re not exactly concerts by the Black Keys or Bruno Mars. But one young man, Butler High School senior Brian Lee, has actually volunteered to attend ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Kent Walker is sitting on 13.594 acres of prime Uptown real estate, spread across four parcels, that he can’t get off his hands quickly enough. Yet developers aren’t biting. Walker, who doesn’t own the land but instead is ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – One of the biggest landlords in the land now lords it over the re-swelling ranks of the Charlotte region’s Realtors. His name is Joe Rempson, vice president of T.R Lawing Realty Inc., and as of Jan. 1 the ...
Tagged with: Bob Lawing Carolina Multiple Listing Services Inc. Cathy Lawing Rempson Charlotte Regional Realtor Association Cottingham Chalk Hayes Eric Locher Housing Opportunity Foundation Joe Rempson Realtors Care Day T.R. Lawing Realty Inc. Tom Rempson Tommy LawingRead More »
CHARLOTTE – The last time we spoke, Birju Patel told me he was hoping for a January start for construction on his Embassy Suites hotel project at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Caldwell Street, across from ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte Rescue Mission is a nonprofit organization that provides a home and recovery space for homeless men and women looking to beat the beasts of drug and alcohol addiction. Only the men’s dormitory of the Rescue Mission’s ...
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CHARLOTTE – She went off the record – or tried – half a dozen times. She said she couldn’t understand why anyone would want to ask her questions and take her picture. She said she was nervous. But Cheryl Warren, ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Up until a few months ago, one of the more recognizable intersections in the esteemed Dilworth neighborhood – Morehead Street and Kenilworth Avenue – was notable mainly for its row of abandoned office buildings, the most obvious being ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – If you want to put a face on the seismic changes in public affordable housing, go visit Eric Anthony Johnson, chief real estate development officer for the Charlotte Housing Authority. He’s a new face at CHA, too, at ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Somewhat lost in the apartment boom in South End, where developers are putting up thousands of units across the neighborhood, has been talk about the commercial development that will surely accompany all those multifamily units. The South End ...Read More »
Curt Seifart: He’s a hitcher, he’s a swimmer, he’s a talker, and he’s trimmer. He gets his doughnuts on the run
CHARLOTTE – If you really want to try to label Curt Seifart, haul out the hyphens. He’s a bred-in-Foxcroft old hippie-adventurer-former sports apparel salesman-runner-swimmer-pre-Columbian scholar-man of faith-affordable housing volunteer-residential real estate agent with Helen Adams Realty. And, as On the ...Read More »