A resurgent single-family housing market and booming apartment market paved the way for a 4.8 percent increase in national construction spending in 2013, according to a report from the Associated General Contractors of America. Spending increased only 0.9 percent in ...Read More »
First South Bank has opened its first leasing production office in Mecklenburg County, at 10130 Perimeter Parkway near Northlake Mall in north Charlotte. The office will market commercial lease products and services to local businesses and commercial customers. Sharon Barrett ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Officials at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, along with the city, have released a request for qualifications from firms interested in working with the city as a designer on architectural and engineering design projects at the airport until 2018. ...Read More »
The City of Charlotte will host a second public meeting to discuss possible changes in development standards along East Morehead Street. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Mahlon Adams Pavilion – Freedom Park, 2435 Cumberland ...Read More »
WFAE-FM radio is hosting a public panel discussion on homeowners associations and their relationships with the residents they govern from 7-8:30 p.m. on Feb. 6 at Davidson Day School. Part of the station’s public conversation series, the discussion, called “Your ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – WoodWorks, a nonprofit initiative by the wood building-products industry to promote the use of tree-derived building materials in nonresidential and multifamily buildings – think lumber and molding – announced the winners of the 2014 National Wood Design Awards ...
Tagged with: 2014 National Wood Design Awards Boomer C Design Inc. Charlotte Convention Center David E. Looper & Co. Fitzpatrick Engineering Greater Charlotte YMCA's Camp Harrison Southeast Wood Solutions Fair WoodWorksRead More »
In echoing a remark President Barack Obama made in his State of the Union address, Stephen Sandherr, CEO of the Associated General Contractors of America, is urging Congress to pass two bills that are of high importance to the national ...Read More »
DAVIDSON – Davidson Day School has applied with the town to construct two additions totaling 11,446 square feet. The school, built in 2007, opened the following year and immediately added a gymnasium-auditorium to its site, which is on Griffith Street ...Read More »
A third of the nation’s U.S. senators have sent a letter to Mel Watt, the new head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency and a former U.S. congressman from Charlotte, asking him to use funds from Fannie Mae and Freddie ...
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CHARLOTTE – South Charlotte residents who live near land recently rezoned to allow an affordable housing project have been clear in their dissatisfaction with the City Council’s decision. The group, led by neighbor Mike Kelley and Kristen Priganc, principal of ...Read More »