CORNELIUS – A recent death has thrown an ambitious plan for a large mixed-use sports complex and office building project into limbo. A proposal for the project has been filed with the town of Cornelius for the property near the ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Spectrum Properties, a locally based developer, is getting set to start work on an apartment project called The Mint, a 177-unit community bound by Trade, Graham and Fourth streets, across Fourth from BB&T Ballpark. Jason Fish, Spectrum’s director ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
HUNTERSVILLE – An Arizona-based developer and production builder never before seen in these parts has sites in the Charlotte market in its sights, and its first proposal in Mecklenburg County is for a 395-home subdivision in a booming section of ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Officials told that conservation subdivisions could reshape the future of fast-changing Huntersville
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 ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Many people left Tuesday’s City Council meeting carrying with them heavy adjectives. Some were disappointed, others were shocked and a few were incensed. The majority of those people were from south Charlotte, and their emotions were brought on ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The City Council on Tuesday approved by a 9-2 vote a controversial south Charlotte rezoning that will allow the construction of workforce housing in a neighborhood that largely opposed the proposal. Mayor Patrick Cannon provided the ninth — ...Read More »
The construction industry lost 16,000 jobs nationwide in December and the unemployment rate was 11.4 percent, according to a jobs report from the Associated General Contractors of America. Construction jobs in December totaled 5.8 million across the U.S., the AGC ...
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Like nails out of its own coffin, the Charlotte region’s residential construction industry pulled nearly 9,500 building permits in 2013, rising from the ashes like a phoenix with a tool belt and hammering out its best year since the housing ...
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