The Charlotte metro area reached a new peak in median home prices last year, rising to $173,000 in July. The Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia region is one of 17 metro areas out of 92 nationally where prices reached the top of the market ...Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
PORTLAND, Ore. — When it comes to accidents on job sites, Jim Wiethorn is a building industry version of Sherlock Holmes. Instead of a pipe and deerstalker cap, he’s tended to arm himself with a solid foundation of geometry and ...Read More »
Childress Klein has announced plans for a mixed-use development on 7.1 acres across the street from SouthPark Mall on Sharon Road. The site is home to Sharon United Methodist Church, which will be redeveloped as part of the project. “We ...Read More »
The Sharon Towers retirement development in SouthPark broke ground last week on phase one of an independent-living building dubbed Magnolia Villas. The move is a reflection of seniors’ growing demand for amenities and living on their own while having the ...
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WESLEY CHAPEL – Donut holes. That’s how residents at a town meeting Monday night described parcels of land that could be de-annexed from the village if a local bill filed by state Sen. Tommy Tucker passes. Mayor Brad Horvath called ...Read More »
The N.C. House has passed a bill limiting the ability of neighborhood residents to protest against proposed developments in the area. The legislation would eliminate a rule stating that if a sufficient number of parties protest a rezoning petition, three ...Read More »
MARVIN – The Village Council and members of its Planning Board spent several hours Saturday discussing its process for reviewing commercial development proposals, as it begins tackling another application following criticism from an unsuccessful developer that the process was unfair. ...Read More »
A group of Republican state lawmakers are pushing legislation that would repeal the Map Act, a unique and controversial law that saves the state money on road projects but which opponents say devastates communities and causes homeowners heartache. “I wanted ...Read More »
RALEIGH – North Carolina municipal residents could no longer have access to a formal process that makes it harder for city councils to pass zoning changes in legislation approved Thursday by a House committee. The legislation supported by home-building and development ...
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