While Charlotte boosters are on cloud nine about the 2012 Democratic National Convention, some contractors haven’t been as blissful, complaining that they’ll be passed over in favor of union labor.Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
BOISE, Idaho – Builders will pay more for wallboard in 2012. Several manufacturers announced plans to increase prices by 35 percent despite the lull in home construction that keeps demand low. Wallboard will be the first construction material to see a big increase since the recession occurred, said Meridian-based homebuilder Don Hubble.Read More »
Fewer off-street parking spaces would be required for movie theaters and short-term-care facilities would be able to treat more patients under two zoning text amendments that won approval from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission’s zoning committee Tuesday.
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For the first six days of 2012, Mecklenburg County building permit activity was lagging the same period in 2011. The county had issued 154 permits by Friday morning, down from 158 in the same period last year. The value of ...Read More »
A rezoning request for a golf-training and teaching academy planned for a 42-acre site in northeast Charlotte has won the approval of the Charlotte- Mecklenburg Planning Commission’s zoning committee. The committee OK’d the request, as well as other rezoning proposals, ...Read More »
It may be easier to ask forgiveness than permission, but ignorance of homeowners association rules will no longer be an excuse for that covenant-breaking giant garage built by new owners.Read More »