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Making tracks: Developers look northeast and northwest as plans progress for streetcar, Blue Line extensions (access required)

Making tracks: Developers look northeast and northwest as plans progress for streetcar, Blue Line extensions <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

Development along the Lynx Blue Line extension is ramping up in anticipation of it coming online, and the second phase of the Gold Line streetcar is likely to receive federal funding this year on top of being picked to be ...

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Panel: Labor shortage increases construction time, costs (access required)

Panel: Labor shortage increases construction time, costs <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

CHARLOTTE – The city’s commercial real estate market is “fundamentally strong” and is expected to remain so for a while, but construction labor shortages and a high number of inexperienced workers are causing building costs to rise. That was the ...

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Building a better building process: Final report recommends changes for county, city departments (access required)

Building a better building process: Final report recommends changes for county, city departments <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

CHARLOTTE – Transparency and collaboration, streamlined online services, and improved customer service could go a long way toward improving the city’s and Mecklenburg County’s building development processes, according to a final report commissioned by the city and county. Gartner Inc., ...

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