Quantcast
Home / News / Construction and Real Estate (page 100)

Construction and Real Estate

Meck permits 
down in July (access required)

Residential construction permits in Mecklenburg County were down 24 percent in July from the month before. That’s according to a monthly report given by the county’s code enforcement office to the county’s Building Development Commission. There were 3,222 residential permits issued in ...

Read More »

Charlotte 
agents seek NCAOR seats (access required)

Three Charlotte real estate agents are running for board positions with the North Carolina Association of Realtors. Tony Smith, a Realtor with Wanda Smith & Associates and a past member of the board of directors of the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association, is ...

Read More »

Cabarrus OKS 
$1.7M for Celgard expansion (access required)

Cabarrus County commissioners approved a $1.69 million grant last week for Celgard to expand its Concord manufacturing facility. In July, the Charlotte-based company announced plans to expand its Concord plant, where it makes components for lithium batteries, pending the county’s approval of ...

Read More »

CMSS might buy flooded properties (access required)

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Stormwater Services is considering buyouts of properties damaged by recent flooding. During flooding Aug. 5, 163 buildings were damaged, a CMSS release says. Most are northwest and west of uptown in the Irwin Creek and Stewart Creek watersheds. Buyouts ...

Read More »

Some agents 
frustrated with 
CMLS’ policy for 
reporting 
home sizes (access required)

Since the Carolinas Multiple Listing Service changed its method of describing square footage, Re/Max Metro Realty broker-in-charge Eric Strom says it hasn’t created the headaches some agents predicted. Beginning in 2008, CMLS’ system has reported the square footage of homes ...

Read More »

Charlotte park 
project out for bid (access required)

Romare Bearden Park, an approximately five-acre urban park to be built in uptown Charlotte near the site of the proposed Charlotte Knights baseball stadium, is open for bidding. The estimated construction budget is $7 million to $8 million, not including demolition, roadway and infrastructure ...

Read More »

Post-construction ordinance changes proposed (access required)

Possible changes to Charlotte’s Post Construction Controls Ordinance will be discussed Monday during a meeting of the city’s environment committee. City staff members have said they would like to remove from the ordinance the duplicative tree-save requirement, which ranges from 10 to ...

Read More »