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Riding the Crest: Student housing developer has found a way to grow while keeping costs low (access required)

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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 board goes back and forth on subdivision (access required)

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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 ...

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Not your mother’s in-law suite (access required)

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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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Elizabeth Heights program receives Wells Fargo grant (access required)

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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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Outlet mall may attract more than shoppers to Steele Creek (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – The words “outlet mall” bring to mind the towns of Mebane and Gaffney, S.C., where the sprawling shopping complexes hunker on busy interstates, enticing travelers to stop in and drop some coin. The Charlotte Premium Outlets, which are ...

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Huntington Green revitalization faces resistance (access required)

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HUNTERSVILLE – An “enterprise center” that would be a key component of a plan to revitalize the ramshackle trailer-park neighborhood of Huntington Green has run into opposition from a handful of the residents the nonprofit behind the project hopes to ...

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Nonprofits lift Elizabeth Heights (access required)

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GRIER HEIGHTS – Elizabeth Heights, the affordable new neighborhood within this historically black neighborhood that is trying to free itself of a bad rep, is off to a ripsaw-roaring start toward its 36-house urban revitalization goal. Four of the first ...

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Cornelius is honing its zoning (access required)

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CORNELIUS – The town of Cornelius might be ready to switch rather than fight. The town’s elected Board of Commissioners and appointed Planning Board, operating under a land-use plan that dates all the way back to 1996 and a zoning ...

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