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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INDIAN LAND, S.C. – RedStone, a 40-acre retail development planned for U.S. Highway 521 in Lancaster County, has named its first tenant: a 58,000-square-foot, 14-screen Stone Theatres multiplex. At build-out, RedStone will include as much as 225,000 square feet of ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Affordable housing in the Cherry neighborhood got a boost this week after the City Council approved rezoning petitions for the area. The council also approved a commercial project, deferred a decision on an office building and multifamily development ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Several developers have filed rezoning requests with the city in order to build and redevelop multifamily complexes. The city will hold public hearings on the petitions May 18. DPJ Residential is seeking to build 105 apartments on several ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Construction of new homes plummeted in February, as fierce winter weather froze housing starts in the Northeast and Midwest. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that builders began construction at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 897,000 homes in ...
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Lawmakers are considering a bill that would make the North Carolina Department of Transportation pay for offering unfairly low buyout prices to property owners facing condemnation. The legislation proposes several changes that state condemnation lawyers “have been waiting and wishing ...Read More »