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Rezoning Roundup: Lat Purser plans 150 apartments off Park Road (access required)

Lat Purser & Associates has filed a rezoning petition to change the zoning classification on this 1.68-acre piece of land off Abbey Place, near Montford Drive. The developer plans to
build 150 multifamily units if the rezoning is approved. Photo by Payton Guion

CHARLOTTE – In the latest round of rezoning petitions submitted to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department, just about the entire menu of living quarters have been proposed. Developers are looking to add apartments, single-family homes, a community for senior citizens and ...

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For want of qualified workers (access required)

Construction jobs have been increasing in the Charlotte area and are expecting to keep doing
so; some fear a lack of skilled workers may delay projects. Photo by Payton Guion

CHARLOTTE – The writing has been on the yet-to-be-built wall for the last couple of years. After a tough time during the Great Recession, construction firms have returned to their feet and are rebuilding the business that was lost during ...

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Rezoning Roundup: Trinity asking for approval of hotel, retail change in Toringdon (access required)

Trinity Capital Advisors is asking for a site plan amendment that would allow them to reconfigure their plan to bring a 120-room hotel, an office building and 13,000 square feet of retail to an undeveloped portion of Toringdon. Photo by Payton Guion

CHARLOTTE – In the latest round of city rezoning requests, the majority of petitioners aren’t actually asking for a rezoning, just site plan amendments that would allow the developers to change the layout or configuration of land that was previously ...

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D.R. Horton led the homebuilding pack in 2013 (access required)

design-plans

CHARLOTTE – A pair of production homebuilding corporations were joined by a fast-growing local residential construction company in leading a 2013 surge in Mecklenburg County building permits. After a neck-in-Meck race all year, Fort Worth, Texas-based D.R. Horton opened up ...

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Officials told that conservation subdivisions could reshape the future of fast-changing Huntersville (access required)

Bonterra Builders’ Telfair development is a conservation-style subdivision with small,
clustered lots preserving natural areas around the lots. Courtesy of Bonterra Builders

HUNTERSVILLE – The town’s Planning Board and Board of Commissioners spent an hour talking about the potential impact of the proposed adoption of a conservation subdivision-style zoning classification during a special joint session this week, ahead of separate meetings in ...

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