Jim Houston said he got a great deal when he bought a 3,600-square-foot house in March 2008 for $260,000. The house is in Fieldstone Farm, a subdivision in fast-growing Indian Trail, southeast of Charlotte in Union County. Houston and his ...Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
The Charlotte area had the smallest decline in home prices in the four months that ended at the start of May compared with the previous three months, making it No. 1 among the highest-performing major U.S. markets, Truckee, Calif.-based Clear Capital said. ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Hendrick Construction today said it has won the contract to build The Comedy Zone at the NC Music Factory. Hendrick declined to disclose the contract value. The Comedy Zone is the largest comedy club network in the U.S. and owns more ...Read More »
Hometown: Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. Age: 42 Family: husband, Mike; children, Ryan, 16, Kyle, 12 Education: bachelor’s degree in business administration, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Krista Long, who took over as president of the Home Builders Association of Charlotte ...Read More »
House Bill 183 could be the Big Bad Wolf to homeowners’ associations across the state, the final blow to their power. The bill would ban the associations from filing for foreclosure on a home solely for unpaid homeowners’ association dues. ...Read More »
Groninger USA broke ground today on a new U.S. headquarters and manufacturing facility in southwest Charlotte’s South Point Business Park, the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce said. Groninger USA is a subsidiary of Groninger & Co. GmbH of Germany, a manufacturer of ...Read More »
Charlotte home prices fell 5 percent in February from February 2010, according to the Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller Home Price Index. The city’s home prices were also down 1.2 percent in February from January. Home prices fell over the year in ...
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Charlotte-area construction, mining and logging employment fell 5 percent in March from the same month last year, the Associated General Contractors of America said. The area lost 2,000 jobs over the period, from 37,600 to 35,600. North Carolina saw a ...
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