Under the city’s rules, developers can either build sidewalks before the subdivision is platted – so they can sell lots with sidewalks already in place – or they can put sidewalks in after the plating. But some developers say the city’s two options are flawed.Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
Presbyterian Hospital in Matthews is facing a daunting task: adding a floor to a four-story building while still trying to run a hospital. No matter how many expansions a hospital system has under its belt, such projects remain complex.Read More »
Last month, Charlotte-based commercial contractor Southside Constructors began building a park-and-ride station for the Charlotte Area Transit System, a project that will increase the number of such stations to eight.Read More »
Despite saying Tuesday that the county’s Land Use and Environmental Services Agency would be able to use an online version of the 2012 North Carolina residential building code to review permit applications that are submitted after today, LUESA now says ...Read More »
The first time she and her husband toured it, Sharon George wasn't impressed with the house off Providence Road. It only took a few minutes for the unkempt home to turn her off. George said, “This is a shame, because this house really has potential.'” For George, who is no different than many homebuyers who encounter turnoffs when looking for a new home, there is more to house-hunting than just location.Read More »
In October of 2010, Marcyne Touchton’s phone stopped ringing. “I didn’t know what was going on,” said Touchton, founder of Charlotte-based home-staging company Domaine Staging. What was going on was the Great Recession; Domaine was feeling the effects of the plummeting real estate market.
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