Tired of the bitterly cold Michigan winters and in search of better job opportunities, Jeff Sharp moved to Charlotte in late 2007. With a background in custom homebuilding, Sharp, 26, changed gears shortly after moving to the Queen City and ...Read More »
Some buildings in the Charlotte region are getting roughly $612,000 out of $1.8 million in federal stimulus funds from the North Carolina Energy Office to make energy-efficiency upgrades. The Packard Place building at 222 S. Church St. is receiving $307,840 ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County’s property tax rate would drop by 5.13 cents under a proposal presented today to the Board of County Commissioners. Hyong Yi, budget and management director for the county, presented a rate of 78.74 cents, which is lower than ...Read More »
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 »
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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