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A panhandle apart: The needs of northern Lancaster County’s bedroom community differ from the rural rest (access required)

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INDIAN LAND – Two homeowners in the state-line straddling Bridgehampton subdivision dialed 911 to report a prowler. Sirens wailing, five Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department cars converged on the home of one of the callers within minutes. A quarter of an hour ...

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Saving green by making it green (access required)

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Conservation subdivisions in rural areas. Clustering smaller lots in transitional zones. New urbanism developments in higher-density centers. Those are the financial mantras of residential developers in the Charlotte region, as undeveloped land becomes scarcer and costlier in many areas, market ...

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Rezoning Roundup: Lat Purser plans 150 apartments off Park Road (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – In the latest round of rezoning petitions submitted to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department, just about the entire menu of living quarters have been proposed. Developers are looking to add apartments, single-family homes, a community for senior citizens and ...

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Mortgage brokers accused of false statements (access required)

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Two mortgage brokers are being sued by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for making fraudulent statements in order to obtain loans used in speculative real estate deals in Charlotte during the heady days before the housing crash. Joshua Hankins of Charlotte ...

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Northwood Ravin to break ground soon on 400-unit apartment complex in Huntersville (access required)

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HUNTERSVILLE – Charlotte multifamily developer Northwood Ravin will break ground within the next two months on Holly Crest, a 24-acre, 400-unit apartment complex off busy Sam Furr Road across from the NorthCross Village Shopping Center east of Statesville Road. Michael ...

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Huntersville expands clustered-lot subdivision proposal to rural areas (access required)

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HUNTERSVILLE – The clustered residential subdivisions sought by developers and planners alike are being considered for much larger sections of the biggest Mecklenburg County municipality outside Charlotte. At its Feb. 3 meeting, the Huntersville Board of Commissioners voted to delay ...

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Reframing Charlotte: A Challenge

Reframing Charlotte: A Challenge

Santa Fe has its Spanish Pueblo; coastal South Carolina its Lowcountry style and the Midwest its Prairie School. Florida has its room. Charlotte historically has been architecturally dominated by Craftsman Bungalow and Colonial Revival homes, but they weren’t created in, ...

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