Six defendants in a federal $88 million road construction fraud case are scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 23. Those scheduled for sentencing include the company at the heart of the investigation, Boggs Paving Co. of Monroe; its co-owner; three employees; ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — State Occupational Safety and Health Division officials are investigating the death of a worker who fell at a construction site at 1616 Camden Road in Charlotte. The deceased was identified in a police report as James Dale Leece, ...Read More »
Construction spending in August reached a seven-year high and climbed at the fastest rate since 2006, according to a report by the Associated General Contractors of America. Outlays in August totaled $1.086 trillion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate, up ...
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The Charlotte City Council on Monday approved rezoning petitions for a large mixed-use project in the Cherry neighborhood and a townhome development on the south side of Fairview Road. The council voted 11-1 to approve a petition that Midtown Area ...Read More »
A major uptown development in the First Ward has started looking for at least one large commercial tenant before it breaks ground on a 20-story office building. Daniel Levine, an owner of project developer Levine Properties, told The Mecklenburg Times ...
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The Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia region has bucked the national trend of diminishing construction employment over the last year, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. Construction employment increased in fewer than half of the nation’s metro areas over the last year, ...
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Despite month over month gains in construction-sector employment, the Associated General Contractors of America is warning about a potential worker shortage. Construction employment in July climbed to its highest level since February 2009, the AGC says, with the number of ...Read More »
A Gaston County woman has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $540,000 from the tennis court construction company she worked for – a crime that was uncovered by her employer after she had flown to a Mexico resort using tickets ...Read More »