Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx vetoed a City Council decision Monday — at least briefly. The veto, the first ever for Foxx, who’s running for re-election to a second term next month, came after the council approved, in a 7-5 vote, ...Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
The future of a controversial fee the construction industry is charged to build housing in Cabarrus County will be in the hands of the state Supreme Court next week. On Monday, the court will hear arguments in the case involving ...
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Age: 33 Lives in: Monroe Family: husband, Bobby, 34; children, Trae, 12, Caroline, 7, Peyton, 3 Education: bachelor’s degree in financial management, East Carolina University Lisa Ludlow Archer has combined two passions: real estate and Internet marketing. It’s a marriage that’s paid ...Read More »
By next summer, with the 2012 Democratic National Convention around the corner, Jim Bartl and his staff at the Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement Office are likely going to have their hands full. They could be flooded with permits as contractors ...Read More »
The Iredell County Board of Commissioners last week approved Charlotte-based Crescent Resources’ request to relinquish zoning and subdivision jurisdiction for about 88 acres to the town of Mooresville. The Brawley School Road site is slated for residential development. Joey Raczkowski, ...Read More »
France-based Bluestar Silicones says it is getting close to starting a retrofit project at the 226,000-square-foot former Hella Lighting building at 7979 Park Place Road in York County. The company, which earlier this year said it picked 12345 Steele Creek ...Read More »
An underground parking facility and condos once planned for the Bailey’s Glen subdivision in Cornelius have been tossed aside. Last week, the Cornelius Board of Commissioners unanimously approved changes to a development plan for 9.96 acres in the western portion ...Read More »
Twenty-three U.S. housing markets qualify as “improving,” but Charlotte is not one of them, according to a report released last week. The second edition of the National Association of Home Builders/ First American Improving Markets Index is based on housing ...
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Tusla, Okla.-based convenience store company QuikTrip appears interested in increasing its presence in Gastonia, especially along the city’s west side. The company bought two acres near the intersection of West Franklin and Garrison boulevards for about $1 million earlier this ...Read More »
Property taxes could drop in Cabarrus County. Last week, the county’s tax administration office made a proposal to county commissioners to lower the base rate for assessing the value of single-family homes from $70 to $68 for the 2012 county ...Read More »