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History in the remaking (access required)

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The site of a bloody and controversial 1929 labor strike in Gaston County is set to start a second life, as developers revitalize an abandoned mill in west Gastonia. Built in 1900, the Loray Mill was billed as the South’s ...

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Three real estate firms censured by NC Real Estate Commission (access required)

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The North Carolina Real Estate Commission has been busy over this holiday season, issuing three disciplinary actions. Greenpoint of the Carolinas, a property management and general brokerage services firm on Pineville-Matthews Road in Charlotte, was stripped of its license and ...

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Statute of repose on trial (access required)

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RALEIGH – Willful and wanton negligence will be considered in an N.C. Supreme Court appeal that could affect the pocketbooks of homebuilders, construction product manufacturers and homebuyers – and the warranties that bind them. When lawyers in Christie v. Hartley ...

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The next boom (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – Multifamily developers over the past few years have gotten up close and personal with the Millennial generation, studying their wants and needs, and catering to those preferences. The result of that intense attention in Charlotte is thousands of ...

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Market forces out workers (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – Julie Porter has spoken to teachers and nurses’ aides who live as far away as Gastonia and Stanly and commute to south Charlotte daily. Porter, the president of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership, said they can’t afford housing near ...

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Charlotte residential architects rebound (access required)

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Residential architects in Charlotte and across the country are seeing strong business growth, with increased billings and inquiries for new projects. Nationally, firms are now averaging project backlogs of 4.5 months, not yet at their recent high of 5.3 months ...

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Public hearings on 17 rezoning petitions set for Feb. 17 (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte City Council will have a busy meeting Feb. 17, when it is set to hold public hearings on 17 rezoning petitions. In the latest round of rezoning requests, petitions were submitted for a variety of uses, ...

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Cornelius land-use plan decision delayed again (access required)

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CORNELIUS – The Bailey-Mayes roads area has developed into a real development sore spot. The dilemma posed by growth in the small chunk of east Cornelius for the third time held up passage of a new proposed land-use plan when ...

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Self-Help helps others, not itself: Durham-based national nonprofit works quietly to revitalize Grier Heights

Self-Help helps others, not itself: Durham-based national nonprofit works quietly to revitalize Grier Heights

CHARLOTTE – It takes a lot of self-help – lower-case – to revitalize a neighborhood like Grier Heights with affordable housing, and so far Self-Help – capitalized – has been there, quietly but most helpfully. The Center for Community Self-Help, ...

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