In late 2007, the Democratic National Convention awarded Alvarado Construction the contract to lead the construction team for the 2008 DNC in Denver. It was a $13 million job that involved readying the Pepsi Center for the event that following ...Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
Joe Carpenter made his living cutting grass with his own landscaping business. This month, the 75-year-old Gaston County Commissioner is just cutting his losses. Instead of foreclosing, CommunityOne Bank accepted land from Carpenter meant for two failed subdivisions: Kings Pinnacle ...Read More »
Trevor and Nicole Filion-Ashline have converted their former Mooresville race shop into a new business incubator, U Center. Nicole Filion-Ashline said the 5,000-square-foot U Center, at 119 Magnolia Park in the River Park Business Park, will have its grand opening ...Read More »
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department will start developing a plan for the Park and Woodlawn roads area this fall. City planner Alberto Gonzalez told the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission that the plan would include land between Dilworth and Tyvola Road along Park ...Read More »
U.S. construction spending has risen by just a bit, the Associated General Contractors of America said this week. Spending increased by 1.4 percent between July and August and was up 0.9 percent compared with August 2010, the Arlington, Va.-based trade ...
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The University City-area Melting Pot will be no more. The fondue restaurant, part of a national chain, is moving from the Grand Promenade shopping center on W.T. Harris Boulevard to 16625 Statesville Road in Huntersville in about two months. That ...Read More »
The 11,500-square-foot building at 2229 N. Davidson St. has a new tenant. Charlotte-based Piedmont Properties of the Carolinas, a commercial real estate firm, said this week that NoDa Brewing Co. has inked a lease for the property, which is owned ...Read More »
Charlotte-based property management firm Cedar Management Group is moving into new digs next month. The 12,000-square-foot facility, at 9500 Statesville Road, will serve as the main hub for the 40 employees who work in the Charlotte area. The company will ...Read More »
Dave and Helen VanBlarcom had a seven-year itch of sorts. In 2000 they bought a new 2,800-square-foot house in Wesley Chapel, and by 2007 they felt it needed some upgrades to keep it looking modern. Over the past four years, ...
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After spending nearly a decade learning the construction industry, Greg Moore decided to step out on his own and start a contracting business. Unfortunately for him, he made the leap in 2007, about a year before the economy imploded. Now, ...Read More »