House Bill 183 could be the Big Bad Wolf to homeowners’ associations across the state, the final blow to their power. The bill would ban the associations from filing for foreclosure on a home solely for unpaid homeowners’ association dues. ...Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
Groninger USA broke ground today on a new U.S. headquarters and manufacturing facility in southwest Charlotte’s South Point Business Park, the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce said. Groninger USA is a subsidiary of Groninger & Co. GmbH of Germany, a manufacturer of ...Read More »
Charlotte home prices fell 5 percent in February from February 2010, according to the Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller Home Price Index. The city’s home prices were also down 1.2 percent in February from January. Home prices fell over the year in ...
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Charlotte-area construction, mining and logging employment fell 5 percent in March from the same month last year, the Associated General Contractors of America said. The area lost 2,000 jobs over the period, from 37,600 to 35,600. North Carolina saw a ...
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Two Charlotte homeowners were granted a zoning variance Tuesday after they built a wooden fence to help keep trespassers out of their yard. James and Gwendolyn Miller, of 8812 Nations Ford Road, told the Zoning Board of Adjustment Tuesday that ...Read More »
The Charlotte Zoning Board of Adjustment has denied a variance request from a Charlotte homeowner who wanted to build an addition to his home to increase his privacy and reduce noise from a neighboring four-story apartment complex. David Springer, of ...Read More »
It’s official. The bidding war for Johnston and Mecklenburg Mills is over. On Monday, the Charlotte City Council authorized the sale of the mills to The Community Builders Inc. for $1.2 million. TCB will close on the properties at 3315, ...Read More »
After postponing a decision earlier this month, the Charlotte City Council voted Monday to condemn a portion of property at 5633 Murrayhill Road temporarily for a sidewalk construction project. Property owner Larry Brackett complained during an April 11 meeting that ...Read More »
Earlier this month, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department Director Debra Campbell asked the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission to sponsor the filing of an amendment to the city’s height rules for residential districts. It was not an unusual request. Whenever the planning department is ...Read More »
Five rezoning requests that were supposed to be heard today by the Charlotte City Council have been rescheduled for next month. According to the agenda for the combined zoning and business meeting, the public hearings have been deferred until 6 ...Read More »