Trane completed a yearlong, $3.6 million Central Piedmont Community College construction project in late September to make improvements that will reduce energy usage by 20 percent. That’s according to Jeff Lowrance, CPCC’s spokesman. Trane is presenting CPCC with a Trane Energy Efficiency ...Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
The Mooresville Town Board is scheduled to consider bids and award a contract for a road and sidewalk project for the Curtis Pond subdivision during its regular monthly meeting Nov. 14. Mooresville Town Manager Erskine Smith said the subdivision has ...Read More »
The Charlotte-based Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition and the Mecklenburg County Land Use and Environmental Services Agency are partnering to offer a Mecklenburg County development forum, according to REBIC. The forum will be from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Nov. ...Read More »
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department is meeting with representatives from the North Carolina Department of Transportation and Gandy Development to plan for the future — and last — leg of the Interstate 485 loop around Charlotte. The groups will meet at ...Read More »
A proposed apartment complex in Matthews will be slightly smaller after a 5-2 vote by the Matthews Planning Board at their October meeting to accept a reduced plan. Charlotte-based developer The Sandstone Group had initially proposed a 292-unit apartment complex ...
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With its data center in Maiden kicking into high gear after the launch of the iCloud service in October, Apple is preparing a solar farm for supplemental power on part of its 170 acres off Startown Road. The 100-acre project is described ...Read More »
The Charlotte metro area had a 1 percent drop in construction, mining and logging employment, shedding 200 jobs in September from the same month a year ago, the Associated General Contractors of America said. September employment stood at 37,600. Statewide, ...
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Charlotte’s real estate community often cites three ordinances accused of making developing sites cumbersome and costly: the Urban Street Design Guidelines, the Post Construction Controls ordinance and the tree ordinance. Residential design standards for single-family homes in the city have ...Read More »
In 1999, Scott Stone moved from Baltimore to Charlotte to fill a management position that Eric Davis, now chairman of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ Board of Education, left vacant at engineering design firm Mactec. Stone continued to work in Charlotte’s engineering industry, ...
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Editor’s note: Some City Council candidates did not respond to requests to be interviewed. Claire Fallon, at-large (D) I think they should look at relevancy and enhancement to Charlotte. If people can sell their homes elsewhere, we’re going to get such ...Read More »