RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — A New York man has been sentenced to decades behind bars for a land investment fraud that cheated clients out of their retirement savings. His purchases included a farm in Cleveland County that he turned into a ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – A megachurch in Charlotte has spent $10 million to buy a shopping center in Matthews. Multiple media outlets reported that Elevation Church closed on the purchase of Matthews Plaza Shopping Center on Wednesday. Its Matthews campus is located ...Read More »
RALEIGH – A statewide foreclosure prevention effort has now enabled more than 18,000 North Carolina homeowners to save their homes since the program began in 2010. The N.C. Foreclosure Prevention Fund makes monthly mortgage payments on behalf of qualified unemployed ...
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The Carolina Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) will host a geographic information system conference from Feb. 25-27 in Raleigh. Topics include data resources, demonstrations of new applications, emerging technologies and the relationship between GIS and ...Read More »
North Carolina added more construction jobs between November and December than all but three states, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. There were 4,100 more jobs in December than November, making N.C. one of 37 states where jobs ...
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ATLANTA — PulteGroup Inc. (PHM) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $217.1 million. The Atlanta-based homebuilder said it had profit of 58 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were 43 cents per share. The results surpassed Wall Street ...Read More »
NEW YORK – The Blackstone Group LP on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.26 billion. The company owns Invitation Homes, a real estate investment trust that has bought 1,220 Mecklenburg County homes to hold as rentals since 2012, according to ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — The NASCAR Hall of Fame’s sponsorship revenue has dropped sharply in the past few years. The Charlotte Observer reported that sponsorship revenue has dropped from $1.5 million in 2012 to $110,000 for the new budget year starting in ...Read More »
The Department of the Interior has named the town of Matthews a Preserve America Community, making it the 30th in the state to receive the honor. The designation is awarded to communities that protect and celebrate their heritage, use their ...Read More »