Chris Mobley knows a lot about toilets. The 35-year-old sales executive at Wisconsin-based Kohler Co. recently found himself sharing his skills inside the company’s 45-foot long retrofitted “Trust the Flush” tour bus in Charlotte. Onlookers viewed the intricate workings of ...Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
CHARLOTTE -The Charlotte Housing Authority has received funding and tax credits that will allow it to build 92 one-bedroom units. The authority, through its affiliate Horizon Development Properties, has been given $8.8 million in federal tax credits from the U.S. ...
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A new national report issued by the U.S. Commerce Department found that in July new housing starts increased significantly to an eight-month high, after two months of disappointing results. But do the numbers reflect a sustained rebound or a momentary ...Read More »
Confidence by homebuilders approached its yearly high in August as the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Index rose two points to 55, nearing a high of 56 reached in January. The monthly survey of members marked the third ...Read More »
RALEIGH – The tax credit that helped people rescue historic businesses, homes, neighborhoods and cotton mills in 90 of North Carolina’s 100 counties faces likely extinction as legislators have refused to renew the benefit. The credits likely will end Jan. ...Read More »
MATTHEWS – When Fullwood Lane in Matthews was built more than 20 years ago, it was a cut-through from N.C. Highway 51 to South Trade Street bordered by trees and weeds. Soon it will be a lane full of baby ...Read More »
A new national survey of home builders reports a growing resurgence in renewable energy features in homes, a trend that is being seen in both single-family and multifamily construction. According to the findings by McGraw Hill Construction team and surveys ...
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CHARLOTTE – After additional monetary penalties were added if Levine Properties does not live up to its part of the bargain, the City Council on Monday OK’d changes to a public-private development agreement for a long-delayed revitalization effort in Uptown’s ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Despite higher numbers across the board in the second quarter – in new home starts, closings and prices – don’t yet bet the house on a sustained residential construction recovery. New-home permits are down, inventory is low, desirable ...Read More »