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Saving green by making it green (access required)

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Conservation subdivisions in rural areas. Clustering smaller lots in transitional zones. New urbanism developments in higher-density centers. Those are the financial mantras of residential developers in the Charlotte region, as undeveloped land becomes scarcer and costlier in many areas, market ...

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Rezoning Roundup: Lat Purser plans 150 apartments off Park Road (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – In the latest round of rezoning petitions submitted to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department, just about the entire menu of living quarters have been proposed. Developers are looking to add apartments, single-family homes, a community for senior citizens and ...

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Mortgage brokers accused of false statements (access required)

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Two mortgage brokers are being sued by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for making fraudulent statements in order to obtain loans used in speculative real estate deals in Charlotte during the heady days before the housing crash. Joshua Hankins of Charlotte ...

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Northwood Ravin to break ground soon on 400-unit apartment complex in Huntersville (access required)

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HUNTERSVILLE – Charlotte multifamily developer Northwood Ravin will break ground within the next two months on Holly Crest, a 24-acre, 400-unit apartment complex off busy Sam Furr Road across from the NorthCross Village Shopping Center east of Statesville Road. Michael ...

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Huntersville expands clustered-lot subdivision proposal to rural areas (access required)

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HUNTERSVILLE – The clustered residential subdivisions sought by developers and planners alike are being considered for much larger sections of the biggest Mecklenburg County municipality outside Charlotte. At its Feb. 3 meeting, the Huntersville Board of Commissioners voted to delay ...

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Reframing Charlotte: A Challenge

Reframing Charlotte: A Challenge

Santa Fe has its Spanish Pueblo; coastal South Carolina its Lowcountry style and the Midwest its Prairie School. Florida has its room. Charlotte historically has been architecturally dominated by Craftsman Bungalow and Colonial Revival homes, but they weren’t created in, ...

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Cornelius sports complex could look elsewhere (access required)

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CORNELIUS – A recent death has thrown an ambitious plan for a large mixed-use sports complex and office building project into limbo. A proposal for the project has been filed with the town of Cornelius for the property near the ...

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Spectrum developing 177-unit Uptown apartment project (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – Spectrum Properties, a locally based developer, is getting set to start work on an apartment project called The Mint, a 177-unit community bound by Trade, Graham and Fourth streets, across Fourth from BB&T Ballpark. Jason Fish, Spectrum’s director ...

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Rezoning Roundup: Trinity asking for approval of hotel, retail change in Toringdon (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – In the latest round of city rezoning requests, the majority of petitioners aren’t actually asking for a rezoning, just site plan amendments that would allow the developers to change the layout or configuration of land that was previously ...

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New player hires old hand for new project (access required)

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HUNTERSVILLE – An Arizona-based developer and production builder never before seen in these parts has sites in the Charlotte market in its sights, and its first proposal in Mecklenburg County is for a 395-home subdivision in a booming section of ...

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