As the construction industry’s unemployment rate hit 13.7 percent, the sector lost 20,000 jobs from September to October, the Associated General Contractors of America said late last week. The losses stemmed from continued declines in the public sector, the Arlington, ...Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
A new Clear Capital report gives a poor assessment of the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord housing market. On Thursday, the Truckee, Calif.-based company released its Home Data Index Market Report, which ranked the Charlotte metro area 12th among 15 low-performing markets. Home prices ...
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Thom Tillis, Republican speaker of the House for the North Carolina General Assembly, will be the keynote speaker at the Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors’ annual meeting and awards luncheon Dec. 5. The event will be at Myers Park ...Read More »
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission will hold public meetings in November for area plans and zoning text amendments that are being developed and nearing City Council vote. A citizens advisory group will meet 6 p.m. Thursday in ...Read More »
Salisbury’s City Council adopted an ordinance in October that will allow it to issue water and sewage extension permits locally instead of going through the state. Proud of that accomplishment, city officials declared that it would streamline the approval process ...Read More »
Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx has returned a donation made to his campaign by the Shelter Providers Political Action Committee Enterprise, the political action committee for the Charlotte-based Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition. SPPACE made political donations to the mayoral ...Read More »
Investors can find some pretty good deals in Mecklenburg County, and they don’t have to buy one of the many foreclosures sitting on the market. Eye-popping purchases — like a $555,500 property that sold earlier this year for a mere ...Read More »
The purchase of the collapsed Abersham subdivision site has got to be one of the most unusual and complicated real estate deals in Mecklenburg County history. And most of those involved in the sale agree that they’ve never seen anything ...
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There might be price stabilization in the Charlotte real estate market soon, the chief economist for the National Association of Realtors said this week. Lawrence Yun, speaking Tuesday to 236 real estate professionals during a Charlotte Regional Realtor Association event, ...Read More »