Charlotte home prices fell 3.7 percent in September from a year ago, according to Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller home price index. Nationally, home prices are down 1.5 percent over the same period. From August to September, Charlotte home prices dropped ...Read More »
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Mooresville-based home-improvement company Lowe’s Cos. Inc. reaffirmed Tuesday its fiscal 2010 earnings projections. During the company’s annual conference in Mooresville, it stuck with the fiscal 2010 forecast it issued Nov. 15. For fiscal 2010, which will end Jan. 28, the ...Read More »
A road that would bypass the congested U.S. Highway 74 eastbound to Monroe sounds like it would mean smooth sailing for motorists. The project will cost between $750 million and $825 million to build and include 20 miles of toll ...
Tagged with: Clean Air Carolina Dean Naujoks Environmental Protection Agency June Blotnick Monroe Connector-Bypass North Carolina Department of Transportation North Carolina Wildlife Federation Reid Simons Southern Environmental Law Center Yadkin Riverkeeper FoundationRead More »
Mecklenburg County has awarded more construction permits for residential and commercial construction, including rehabilitation projects, in November than in the same month last year. As of Saturday, the county had issued 918 permits for projects with a total value of ...Read More »
Charlotte-based LendingTree said average mortgage rates fell this week. Average rates offered by LendingTree network lenders declined to 4.55 percent for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages, 3.95 percent for 15-year fixed-rate mortgages and 3.47 percent for 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages. On Nov. 23, ...Read More »
At Monday’s City Council meeting, council members will hear public comments on a proposed amendment to the Plaza-Central Pedscape Plan that would reduce the required distance required between bars, nightclubs and lounges and residential zoning districts from 400 feet to 225 ...Read More »
A public hearing on proposed changes to the city’s housing locational policy will take place at the Charlotte City Council’s Monday night meeting. The recommendations prohibit new developments in neighborhoods labeled “challenged” or “transitioning” by the most recent quality of ...Read More »
A Morrisville, N.C.-based energy-efficiency company with an office in Charlotte is among 10 U.S. companies that have won the first-ever green-jobs awards from Durham, N.C.-based SJF Institute and Oakland, Calif.-based Green For All. Southern Energy Management has a Charlotte office at 900-C ...
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With some public schools in the county set to consolidate or close after changes approved this month, many in the public are wondering about the impacts. But the changes, such as shifting popular and high-performing academic programs from one neighborhood ...Read More »