SOUTH END – Despite the developer’s website saying construction started this time last year, demolition crews have just begun tearing down the Simpson’s Lighting building, at Carson Street and South Boulevard in South End. Once the old brick-and-mortar building is ...Read More »
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SOUTH CHARLOTTE – The city of Charlotte will hold a community meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday to gather neighborhood input on a proposed $200 million mixed-used development on 90 acres of the largest patch of undeveloped land anywhere in or ...Read More »
INDIAN TRAIL – Business is booming, according to Michael DiFabion, owner of DiFabion Remodeling in Indian Trail. Starting at the beginning of this year, DiFabion, a certified home remodeler, said the phones have been ringing off the hook as people ...Read More »
HUNTERSVILLE – Growth and aging. The town of Huntersville – the fastest-growing municipality in the state, and one of the fastest in the country – is grappling with both as it plans for its future. Although nothing was decided on ...
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CORNELIUS – An independent consultant’s report forecasts that the town of Cornelius would save resources and money and would grow in population more conservatively if the town adopts a proposed new land-use plan to replace the 17-year-old one now in ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Campus Crest in 2004 didn’t own and hadn’t built a single residential bed. Nine years later, the Charlotte-based student housing developer is approaching 50,000 beds in 87 student-specific apartment communities, spread across 25 states. The company is also ...
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CORNELIUS – The town of Cornelius Planning Board on Wednesday took three very confusing votes on the long-embattled Barnhardt single-family subdivision plan. First the appointed Planning Board on Wednesday night voted to recommend that the town’s elected Board of Commissioners ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Mayor Patsy Kinsey and members of City Council on Friday were scheduled to attend the grand opening of The Retreat at Renaissance, the first phase of a mixed-income community that will have 110 units for seniors on a ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Ron Harmon was looking for something special in his next home, the ability to accommodate his elderly mother-in-law and his autistic daughter independently yet safely under one roof. The 64-year-old director of purchasing for the city of Bradenton, ...
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GRIER HEIGHTS – Wells Fargo & Co. on Monday gave $100,000 to a Charlotte nonprofit to help revitalize this historically black neighborhood near where East 7th Street becomes Monroe Road. CrossRoads Corp. for Affordable Housing and Community Development is one ...
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