The N.C. Senate on Monday approved a bill that retains Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for state construction projects. The bill is an amended version of House Bill 628 that would have scrapped the most popular form ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The percentage of Charlotte-region homeowners carrying negative equity on the homes is decreasing more quickly than nationally, according to a report by CoreLogic, a residential property information services provider. At the end of the first quarter of 2013, ...Read More »
Landlords in Mecklenburg County are required to maintain carbon monoxide detectors in every residential rental unit and in child care facilities. And anyone with fossil fuel-burning appliances is advised to install the devices, said Patrick Granson, director of permitting and ...
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STEELE CREEK – If a recent rezoning request is approved by the Charlotte City Council, residents could see 40,000 square feet of additional retail built in this southwest Charlotte neighborhood. Charlotte-based LandNet, LLC has requested a rezoning on two parcels ...Read More »
One of the nation’s leading experts on the economics of land use will make his second visit to the Charlotte area this week to lead a free and open-to-the-public discussion about the “true costs and benefits of development choices” for Matthews, according to an announcement by the town.
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SOUTH END – Yet another apartment project has been issued a building permit in this neighborhood, where apartment construction continues unabated. Mecklenburg County issued the permit, valued at $3.2 million, for work on the 270-unit Camden Southline. The permit, which ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County has issued a building permit, valued at $3.3 million, to Faison, a Charlotte-based commercial developer, for work on the company’s 200-unit Summit at Church apartment project, at 1449 S. Church St. The permit, issued on Friday, ...Read More »
RALEIGH – The distance that non-fire-resistant walls can be from property lines has been decreased under a state residential building code chance that replaces a 2012 rule. The 2012 N.C. Residential Code increased from 3 feet to 5 feet the ...Read More »