The city of Concord will start accepting bids next month for the second phase of renovations at its Clearwater Artist Studio complex on Kerr Street. Steve Osborne, Concord’s deputy director of planning and neighborhood development, said the $25,000 project will ...Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
Contractors found the prices of key construction materials cheaper in August, but annual materials cost increases still are outstripping building prices over the past year, the Associated General Contractors of America said Wednesday. Diesel fuel costs were down 6.2 percent ...
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A new batch of real estate agents is about to hit the market, educated by Charlotte’s own Central Piedmont Community College. According to a Tuesday CPCC press release, the college’s real estate students achieved a 90 percent pass rate on ...
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The Village at Stonecastle has won rezoning approval for 11.1 acres to permit the development of 12 “twin home” condo units and seven lots for single-family homes. Lincoln County commissioners voted unanimously in support of the request at their meeting ...Read More »
York County is holding public workshops to discuss a proposed unified development ordinance, which the county’s planning department hopes to adopt later this year. The workshops will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and then from 6 to 7:30 ...Read More »
Age: 39 Lives in: south Charlotte Family: divorced; children, Stefan, 18, Nathan, 16 Education: Did not attend college As director of facilities planning and real estate for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Dennis LaCaria oversees about 170 school facilities totaling approximately 21 million ...Read More »
Foreclosure activity declined 36.9 percent in the Charlotte area in August from the same month a year ago, Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac said today. Foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 1,014 Charlotte-area properties, down ...
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Missed Manors: A high-end home is hard to find, Charlotte builders say as they try to replenish depleted inventory
Rumors are swirling that the luxury home market in Charlotte is nearing extinction, that it’s barely a whisper of what it once was. But Charlotte homebuilder Alan Simonini says all the talk about the demise of Charlotte’ luxury home market ...Read More »
The owners of the only home built in the failed Abersham subdivision have been granted easements to access their property. Last week, Mecklenburg County commissioners agreed to grant the 30-foot-wide easement along Greenwold Drive to the Karos family. Jason and ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Crescent Resources has won approval from Iredell County to hold a public hearing for a proposed subdivision at Forest Lake Boulevard and Brawley School Road. Jean Moore, clerk for the county’s Board of Commissioners, said the public hearing, scheduled ...Read More »