Builder confidence in the market of newly constructed single-family homes is on the upswing, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. The monthly index rose one point in September to a level of 62, the ...Read More »
Construction employment in the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia region grew by 5,500 jobs in August to 58,800 from 53,300 a year earlier. That 10 percent increase placed the metro 26th in the nation for growth rate. The AGC surveyed 358 metros nationally, and ...
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The 2015 Charlotte Parade of Homes kicks off this weekend with homes throughout the area being showcased. The Parade of Homes is being put on by the Home Builders Association of Charlotte during the Oct. 2-4; Oct. 9-11; and Oct. ...Read More »
Commercial developer Childress Klein Properties is giving $2.5 million to UNC Charlotte’s Center for Real Estate. The donation will fund an endowed professorship, faculty fellowships, and professional training programs for master’s-level students at the soon to be renamed Childress Klein ...Read More »
The North Carolina chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council presented its 2015 Sustainable Business Awards at its Green Gala event at the Ritz Carlton, Charlotte on Sept. 18. According to the council, the winners demonstrate exemplary commitment and success ...
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Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Co. has paid $9 million to purchase a 160,000-square-foot industrial building in Monroe from Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp. Charlotte Pipe had formerly leased the space from Monmouth. The New Jersey-based real estate investment trust bought ...Read More »
A U.S. Army veteran in Harrisburg has been selected to receive a mortgage-free home, courtesy of Operation Homefront and Meritage Homes Corp. Retired Army Sgt. Stuart Colon; his wife, Kimberly; and their daughter, Chelsey, 9, will get a 1,947-square-foot house ...Read More »
Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont says four nonprofit community partners will have a full-time presence on its new 18-acre Goodwill Opportunity Campus in west Charlotte. The site, at the corner of Wilkinson Boulevard and Boyer Street, will house ...Read More »