A 65,000-square-foot building in Hickory is being renovated to serve as the headquarters for Shurtape Technologies. The property, on Robinson Road, was previously the Hickory Auto Group dealership. It sits on about 19 acres of land. The architect for the ...Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
In more grim news for Charlotte’s construction industry, construction, mining and logging employment fell 4 percent in August from the same month a year ago, according to a report this week from the Associated General Contractors of America. That meant ...Read More »
Charlotte metropolitan area home prices fell 3.9 percent in July from a year ago, according to a report Tuesday from Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller index. But prices were up 0.1 percent in July from June, which had seen a 1.9 percent ...Read More »
Two years ago, Dan McQueen had the idea of turning horse manure into a pile of cool cash. But York County’s zoning nearly turned his plan into a pile of something else. It took raising a stink, and nearly four ...Read More »
North and South Carolina have long been rivals. Sports teams. Job markets. Tourism. All have been battlefields for the two states. In the real estate industry, there’s yet another way the two states are compared: property tax rates. For the ...Read More »
Cabarrus County commissioners are expected in October to take up the issue of assessing property values for the county’s 2012 revaluation. On Oct. 17, commissioners will vote on a proposed schedule of values. Brent Weisner, county tax administrator, said the ...
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Another person associated with Atlanta-based Beazer Homes, which built homes in the Charlotte area, is facing federal charges. Mortgage loan officer Janette Parker, 48, of Mint Hill, has been charged with three counts of mortgage fraud, according to the U.S. ...Read More »
Rising National Association of Realtors dues are among issues that will be discussed during a Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors town hall meeting. The event will run from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Oct. 4 at K&L Gates’ offices ...
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Salisbury has launched a plan to improve the city’s West End neighborhood. The plan is particularly aimed at the 72-unit Civic Park public housing development, which was built in 1953, said Joe Morris, the city’s planning services director. A $170,000 ...Read More »
Lincoln County will receive a $46,000 grant for a planned network of foot trails that would connect to the Carolina Thread Trail across seven North Carolina counties. The county will oversee the creation of a 1.7-mile stretch of trail, the ...Read More »