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 »
CHARLOTTE – GoodSports Enterprises, a sports-complex developer out of Sarasota, Fla., later this month plans to submit to the city a request to rezone the land around Bojangles Coliseum to allow a $76.7 million amateur sports complex. In a presentation ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Reacting to concerns from people who live near Dilworth, the Charlotte planning staff has proposed amending the pedestrian overlay district zoning that governs development in that area to include improved design aesthetics and more required parking. On Monday, ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Communication, and the lack thereof, was again on Tuesday the subject of a meeting between construction and development industry representatives and the Mecklenburg County agency that polices them. This week’s forum was the monthly meeting at the Hal ...Read More »
Building permits issued during the first quarter for single-family home construction in the Charlotte market rose by 11 percent over the same period last year, according to figures recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau. That, according to a Charlotte ...Read More »