RALEIGH – The tax credit that helped people rescue historic businesses, homes, neighborhoods and cotton mills in 90 of North Carolina’s 100 counties faces likely extinction as legislators have refused to renew the benefit. The credits likely will end Jan. ...Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
MATTHEWS – When Fullwood Lane in Matthews was built more than 20 years ago, it was a cut-through from N.C. Highway 51 to South Trade Street bordered by trees and weeds. Soon it will be a lane full of baby ...Read More »
A new national survey of home builders reports a growing resurgence in renewable energy features in homes, a trend that is being seen in both single-family and multifamily construction. According to the findings by McGraw Hill Construction team and surveys ...
Tagged with: Banister Homes Beaver Brothers Heating and Air Conditioning Grandfather Homes Greater Charlotte Apartment Association Kathy Spence Ken Szymanski Matt Ewers Mike Beaver National Association of Home Builders renewable energyRead More »
CHARLOTTE – After additional monetary penalties were added if Levine Properties does not live up to its part of the bargain, the City Council on Monday OK’d changes to a public-private development agreement for a long-delayed revitalization effort in Uptown’s ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Despite higher numbers across the board in the second quarter – in new home starts, closings and prices – don’t yet bet the house on a sustained residential construction recovery. New-home permits are down, inventory is low, desirable ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement agency does a good job reviewing building plans, issuing building permits and inspecting construction projects. But it also doesn’t. Two sets of customer feedback – from contractors, developers, architects, engineers and others who ...Read More »
Limited lots within the Interstate 485 beltway are putting on pressure on builders to creatively meet the demands of consumers who prefer urban living. In some cases, that means tearing down existing buildings, and reconfiguring lots to accommodate more ...Read More »
Home builders were in the top 10 industries receiving the most complaints with the Better Business Bureau in the Charlotte region. The bureau received 272 consumer complaints about builders in the last 36 months and 114 just in the last ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE –Call Wendy Field one of the post-recessionary urban pioneers, a bellwether for what expert observers say is a slowly re-emerging trend in Charlotte multifamily development: Small for-sale town house projects – and even a few condo efforts – in ...
Tagged with: "Irish Travelers Bernard Helm condominiums David Weekley Homes Frank Martin Jim Burbank Market Opportunity Research Enterprises metrostudy Michael Barnes New Carolina Income Properties Saussy Burbank town houses Wendy Field ConsultingRead More »