MATTHEWS — Stephen Messer, executive director at Plantation Estates, spoke in front of more than 300 people, including residents, Plantation Estates employees and public officials, at Friday’s groundbreaking ceremony for the newest addition to the 50-acre retirement and assisted living ...Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County’s Code Enforcement Department plans to roll out its new mega multifamily inspection team June 29. The county’s Building Development Commission, which advises the Code Enforcement Department, received an update on the mega team launch status at ...
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WASHINGTON — Mecklenburg and Iredell counties are among the five counties nationwide that have best controlled urban sprawl since the mid-1990s, according to a new study. Once the signature of an era of pell-mell development, American sprawl has slowed to ...Read More »
Towns around Charlotte and the state would have to reassess development ordinances and design standards for single-family housing should a bill passed by the legislature this week become law. The N.C. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed Senate Bill 25, ...Read More »
N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory drove through a ribbon commemorating the completion of the Interstate 485 outer loop in northeast Charlotte on Friday. During a speech, McCrory thanked local officials and community members for their work on and support of the ...Read More »
Renewed activity has boosted the outlook for Charlotte’s uptown office market this year, a welcome change from the doldrums experienced in the fourth quarter of 2014. Corporate demand for space has caused the vacancy rate to drop, new capacity is ...Read More »
Five people were sentenced last week for their roles in fraudulently acquiring bank loans to support a failing luxury home and golf course development in Henderson County. The five included two Seven Falls Golf and River Club investors, and the ...Read More »
Development service fees are still set to increase in fiscal year 2016, but the City Council recently indicated they favor a lesser increase on five fee hikes than was proposed by City Manager Ron Carlee several weeks ago. Carlee proposed ...
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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission says it will provide city officials with recommended revisions to the city’s zoning ordinance in an effort to raise the bar on ensuring high-quality development. That means coordinating zoning policies with the city’s transit station area ...Read More »
Davidson has voted to settle a lawsuit filed by two developers claiming the town didn’t have the authority to require homebuilders to construct affordable housing or collect fees for public services. Following Mayor John Woods’ comment that “we’d all like ...Read More »