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 »
Towns around Charlotte and the state would have to reassess development ordinances and design standards for single-family housing should a bill passed by the legislature this week become law. The N.C. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed Senate Bill 25, ...Read More »
N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory drove through a ribbon commemorating the completion of the Interstate 485 outer loop in northeast Charlotte on Friday. During a speech, McCrory thanked local officials and community members for their work on and support of the ...Read More »
Renewed activity has boosted the outlook for Charlotte’s uptown office market this year, a welcome change from the doldrums experienced in the fourth quarter of 2014. Corporate demand for space has caused the vacancy rate to drop, new capacity is ...Read More »