A goal to have 50-percent tree canopy coverage by 2050 in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County won approval from the City Council Monday, despite protests by developers. The move increases by 1 percent the tree coverage goal for the county and outlying extra-territorial ...Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
When Target leaves Akers Center in Gastonia later this year, a big fish will be swimming away. The question is what will happen to the small and midsize stores left behind. “Those large tenants make or break a retail shopping ...Read More »
This month, the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association rolled out a new report designed to give more insight into the volume of foreclosures and short sales taking place in the Charlotte area. The report, free to CRRA members and the public, ...
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A Chinese solar cell and modules maker has picked Charlotte as the base of its U.S. operation. Jetion Solar Corp., a subsidiary of Jetion Solar China Limited, today announced that it is leasing a 20,000-square-foot facility at the Prologis Business Park, ...Read More »
The Charlotte Knights are closer to building a stadium in uptown Charlotte now that Mecklenburg County commissioners have agreed to keep the project moving forward. But the project will need additional approval from commissioners before it becomes a reality. After ...Read More »
Ginkgo Residential said is has hired Nazar Elwazir as its director of acquisitions. The Charlotte-based apartment-management company said Elwazir will oversee the growth of Ginkgo’s apartment portfolio, including the evaluation of acquisition opportunities throughout the South. Elwazir will also help identify properties for ...
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On June 9, Charlotte-based Bissell Cos. started construction on two office buildings in Ballantyne Corporate Park. The company calls it the largest speculative office project in the U.S. The $100 million project will add another 550,000 square feet to the ...Read More »
In 2002, Mount Holly citizens began meeting to work on ways to revitalize their downtown district. Lee Beatty, a family physician and a community leader, said people were wondering how to connect the town to the Catawba River, which is ...Read More »
Age: 28 Lives in: Cornelius Family: wife, Shanda Education: no college degree Former NASCAR driver Boston Reid grew up in Indiana and began racing at the tender age of 7. He made it big in 2004, when Hendrick Motorsports offered ...Read More »
In April, after a five-year run, Cindy Harris and Allison Wolf decided to close their gift shop in NoDa. It wasn’t that their business, Boulevard, which sold handmade jewelry, clothing, home furnishings and other gifts, wasn’t doing well, Harris said. ...Read More »