An underground parking facility and condos once planned for the Bailey’s Glen subdivision in Cornelius have been tossed aside. Last week, the Cornelius Board of Commissioners unanimously approved changes to a development plan for 9.96 acres in the western portion ...Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
Twenty-three U.S. housing markets qualify as “improving,” but Charlotte is not one of them, according to a report released last week. The second edition of the National Association of Home Builders/ First American Improving Markets Index is based on housing ...
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Tusla, Okla.-based convenience store company QuikTrip appears interested in increasing its presence in Gastonia, especially along the city’s west side. The company bought two acres near the intersection of West Franklin and Garrison boulevards for about $1 million earlier this ...Read More »
Property taxes could drop in Cabarrus County. Last week, the county’s tax administration office made a proposal to county commissioners to lower the base rate for assessing the value of single-family homes from $70 to $68 for the 2012 county ...Read More »
In late 2007, the Democratic National Convention awarded Alvarado Construction the contract to lead the construction team for the 2008 DNC in Denver. It was a $13 million job that involved readying the Pepsi Center for the event that following ...Read More »
Joe Carpenter made his living cutting grass with his own landscaping business. This month, the 75-year-old Gaston County Commissioner is just cutting his losses. Instead of foreclosing, CommunityOne Bank accepted land from Carpenter meant for two failed subdivisions: Kings Pinnacle ...Read More »
Trevor and Nicole Filion-Ashline have converted their former Mooresville race shop into a new business incubator, U Center. Nicole Filion-Ashline said the 5,000-square-foot U Center, at 119 Magnolia Park in the River Park Business Park, will have its grand opening ...Read More »
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department will start developing a plan for the Park and Woodlawn roads area this fall. City planner Alberto Gonzalez told the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission that the plan would include land between Dilworth and Tyvola Road along Park ...Read More »
U.S. construction spending has risen by just a bit, the Associated General Contractors of America said this week. Spending increased by 1.4 percent between July and August and was up 0.9 percent compared with August 2010, the Arlington, Va.-based trade ...
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The University City-area Melting Pot will be no more. The fondue restaurant, part of a national chain, is moving from the Grand Promenade shopping center on W.T. Harris Boulevard to 16625 Statesville Road in Huntersville in about two months. That ...Read More »