For every $1 the York County, S.C., town of Fort Mill receives in property taxes on residential properties, it has to spend $1.40 on services such as fire, police and schools. But for every $1 the town gets in taxes from commercial properties, it spends only 31 cents on services.Read More »
If you permit it, they will build. And despite a slow start, Mecklenburg County permitting this year is finally in positive territory compared with the same period in 2012, which opens up the possibility of more construction activity this year than last in the Charlotte market.
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The priciest residential construction project in Mecklenburg County so far this year isn’t a new house; it’s a custom, architect-designed addition to an already roomy and completely updated home in the heart of the upscale Charlotte neighborhood of Eastover.Read More »
The town of Cornelius planning department is a busy busy place these days, with four new proposed construction projects -- a bank building, a major expansion of an existing car dealership and two new housing developments -- on the books seeking town approval, according to town records.Read More »
Just because the company responded to the “Request for Expressions of Interest," that doesn’t mean it will be chosen by the city to play a role in the redevelopment of Eastland Mall, which the city bought this year to try and do something with the shuttered, languishing property.Read More »
Richard Longo has been waiting more than four years to see his company’s $18 million apartment project spring up out of South End. Longo, president of Huntersville-based Boykin Management Co., said the troubles that held up the apartment project known as 330 West Tremont are now far in the past.Read More »
Lincoln Harris has found itself still trying to appease Dilworth residents concerned about its proposed Walgreens. The developer said it has already met with residents and tweaked its plans. But last week the city’s zoning committee told Lincoln to keep talking with neighborhood representatives.Read More »