Two years before he was to celebrate his 20th anniversary with Sherwin Williams and retire from the company, Ron Tvarock was laid off unexpectedly in December 2009. He was living in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. But after suddenly finding himself jobless, ...Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
Pine Lake Preparatory, the largest charter school in the state, completed the $20 million purchase of its 23-acre Mooresville campus Friday. Charlotte-based commercial developer Beacon Partners built the school in 2007, and the school leased the property until the purchase. Tax-exempt bond ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Cogdell Spencer said Thursday that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 2.6 million shares of its 8.5 percent Series A cumulative redeemable perpetual preferred stock with a liquidation preference of $25 a share. The company also has granted underwriters an option ...
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Mecklenburg County foreclosure filings rose 6.2 percent in November from the same month last year, Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac said Thursday. The county had 953 foreclosure filings in November, accounting for one in every 423 homes, up from 897 in November ...
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For those who don’t consider the community value of local parks priceless, The Trust for Public Land has put a dollar value on Mecklenburg County’s parks, recreation centers and greenways: approximately $985 million. In 2009, the assets that fall under ...Read More »
Six homeowners in Charlotte and one in Cornelius are facing foreclosure for failing to pay homeowners association dues. The foreclosure documents were filed Tuesday in the Mecklenburg County Courthouse. Homes at 15206 Edgewater Forest Lane and 15427 Lakepoint Forest Drive, ...Read More »
The Charlotte Zoning Board of Adjustment has approved variances that pave the way for separate properties to be used as a convenience store and church. On Tuesday, the board approved two variances for property owned by Kidane Haile at 4541 ...Read More »
A building permit can be a significant investment for a business, costing thousands of dollars. Companies must hire an architect to draw up plans for new construction and submit them to the county to begin the permitting process. But in ...Read More »
Michael Pariza, president of Boxer Retail, wants to be very clear about what his Dallas-based company’s plans are to rebrand and reopen Eastland Mall — and what they are not. “When we say it will have an Hispanic theme, that’s ...Read More »
When it comes to air quality, Charlotte is the worst in the state. But the area is environmentally friendly in other ways, particularly when it comes to redeveloping and cleaning brownfields — sites, such as former gasoline stations, that tend ...Read More »