The Southern Environmental Law Center is again challenging in court the state and federal decision to build a 19.7-mile high-speed bypass around congested U.S. Highway 74 in Monroe. The SELC filed suit in U.S. District Court in Charlotte on Monday ...Read More »
A plea hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday in the federal government’s conspiracy, fraud and money laundering case against two Union County road construction companies and several of their current and previous employees, according to court records. On Thursday, a ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement’s advisory board put together a list of “action steps” this week and a plan to form a task force to address complaints about the agency. The construction industry representatives who comprise the Building Development ...Read More »
Home builder confidence rose in June, a new survey from the National Association of Home Builders-Wells Fargo Housing Market Index shows. After fluctuating for several months, the index is now just one point shy of the threshold considered good for ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Developers, contractors and subcontractors who have always wanted to have a word or two with the Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement agency now have an extra week to do just that. Code Enforcement, the division of the county’s Land ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court recently held that a North Carolina statute of repose overrides national environmental laws. But attorneys say that while the ruling in CTS Corp. v. Waldburger against a community of North Carolina homeowners who discovered ...
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The number of homebuilding projects nationwide was up in 2013 from the previous year, according to the results of an annual survey recently released by the National Association of Home Builders. Builders reported starting an average of 43 units last ...
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Ignoring a trio of decisions from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina that strayed from the industry standard, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently found that North Carolina law does allow subcontractors and ...Read More »