ROCK HILL — The city recently was awarded a $630,000 grant to that will allow it to demolish vacant buildings in blighted neighborhoods around downtown and turn the property into green space. “The demolition and greening of blighted property is ...Read More »
Home construction is strong both nationally and locally, but increased demand for homes in the Charlotte region’s high-growth areas and higher development costs are jacking up new-home prices. The number of building permits issued during the first three months of ...
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The N.C. House of Representatives has passed a bill reducing the tax residential builders owe on unsold inventory. House Bill 168 bill is now in the Senate for consideration. The bill seeks to exempt from tax a property’s increased value ...Read More »
Local officials have heard N.C. Sen. Jeff Tarte’s rallying cry for support of state legislation that would jettison the state Department of Transportation’s contract with a Spanish company to build a toll road on Interstate 77. Tarte, a Republican representing ...
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MATTHEWS — Stephen Messer, executive director at Plantation Estates, spoke in front of more than 300 people, including residents, Plantation Estates employees and public officials, at Friday’s groundbreaking ceremony for the newest addition to the 50-acre retirement and assisted living ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — Mecklenburg County’s Code Enforcement Department plans to roll out its new mega multifamily inspection team June 29. The county’s Building Development Commission, which advises the Code Enforcement Department, received an update on the mega team launch status at ...
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WASHINGTON — Mecklenburg and Iredell counties are among the five counties nationwide that have best controlled urban sprawl since the mid-1990s, according to a new study. Once the signature of an era of pell-mell development, American sprawl has slowed to ...Read More »