Outsourcing is nothing new, and businesses have been outsourcing some operations to India for years. Now, the real estate industry in North Carolina could see some outsourcing as the push is on from industry and, arguably, the federal government to ...Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
The Charlotte City Council was bombarded Monday with concerns from residents regarding the proposed Independence Boulevard Area Plan. Ed Garber, an Independence Boulevard-area resident, said businesses and property owners along the corridor don’t know what the future of Independence Boulevard ...
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The Charlotte City Council unanimously approved a $5.06 million contract Monday to Blythe Development for construction of the Eastburn Storm Drainage Improvements project despite concerns that the bid was $600,000 more than a previous bid from the same company for ...Read More »
A federal lawsuit filed against Charlotte-based National Gypsum has been dropped, according to a statement from the drywall manufacturer. The plaintiff — Yee v. National Gypsum, et al. — voluntarily dismissed his class action lawsuit, which was filed against the ...Read More »
Bidders interested in leasing buildings owned by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will have a chance to tour the facilities next week. The sites — 11 school buildings — will be closed as part of CMS’ plans to reduce operating costs. Bidding began ...
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Charlotte-area home sales rose by only 0.2 percent in March from the same month a year ago, while the average sales price fell 1.6 percent, the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association said today. But March’s 1,903 closing were up 43 percent from ...
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An environmental-impact analysis of a proposed 10-mile Charlotte streetcar line is available for the public to review, the city said today. The line, which would connect the city’s east and west sides, would have 37 stops and run from the Rosa ...Read More »
Last month, the Charlotte City Council approved a new policy designed to spread subsidized, affordable housing throughout the city. Months in the making, the policy is supposed to ensure that affordable housing in not clustered in certain areas. But not ...Read More »
North Carolina home prices fell 2 percent in February from a year ago, according to Santa Ana, Calif.-based CoreLogic. The figure includes distressed sales. Prices for nondistressed sales rose 1.5 percent in the state. National home prices, including distressed sales, ...
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