The Lockewood neighborhood is only about 1 1/2 miles north of uptown Charlotte, but it feels far removed from the sparkling high-rises and busting restaurants and bars. Bordered by North Tryon and North Graham Streets, it is in a troubled ...Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
The bid submitted in September by Charlotte-based Edifice General Contractors for a project at Charlotte/Douglas International Airport was in two volumes, each about 3 inches thick. The drawings alone for the parking deck project weighed 115 pounds, said Max Venuti, ...
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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission’s zoning committee has voted to recommend to the City Council that it adopt the first phase of residential design standards for single-family homes. The commission voted in favor of the recommendation in a 4-2 vote Wednesday. ...Read More »
With Interstate 77 becoming more overwhelmed, the Lynx Red Line should be built. That’s according to Jennifer Roberts, chairwoman of the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners. “The north commuter Red Line will go through three northern Mecklenburg towns into Iredell ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County Manager Harry Jones wants to see vacant county-owned facilities put back in use. To that end, Jones has sent a newsletter to the county’s Board of Commissioners explaining the county’s new leasing process, which includes notifying potential tenants ...
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Spa and pool business REC Warehouse of Concord said it is shutting down and selling its 16,552-square-foot facility and inventory at 7945 N.W. Lyles Lane. The auction for the real estate will start at noon Thursday, followed by the auction ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Ferebee Corp. has been awarded two North Carolina Department of Transportation contracts totaling $13.8 million to improve about 50 miles of roads in Mecklenburg County. The work includes a $7.8 million contract for resurfacing and shoulder construction over 25.8 ...Read More »
The city of Kannapolis will begin demolishing a dilapidated commercial building at 400 Old Centergrove Road next week, Kannapolis planning director Ben Warren said. Mooresville-based Stonewall Co., the property’s owner, failed to repair or demolish the building by the city’s ...Read More »
To better serve the real estate, development and construction industries, The Mecklenburg Times is accepting reader questions to pose to Charlotte mayoral candidates Anthony Foxx and Scott Stone for a special pre-elections edition of the paper. The newspaper is looking ...Read More »
Karla Knotts, co-owner of Knotts Builders, often trumpets the benefits of owning a home in Clover, S.C., and driving to work in Charlotte. She reasons: Who wants to pay those high North Carolina property taxes when they can save as ...Read More »