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UPDATE: Waverly developers hear concerns about traffic, traffic and traffic (access required)

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PROVIDENCE COUNTRY CLUB – It’s not the number of car trips expected to be generated by the proposed $200 million Waverly mixed-used development that is the real traffic issue. It’s the length of those trips that matter, their destinations, and ...

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Contractors’ fraud trial likely to be next fall; new charges added (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – Lawyers for the federal government and for two Union County road construction contractors indicted on 29 federal fraud counts have jointly asked a judge to delay the trial until September 2014, citing scheduling conflicts and the complexity of ...

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Outlet mall may attract more than shoppers to Steele Creek (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – The words “outlet mall” bring to mind the towns of Mebane and Gaffney, S.C., where the sprawling shopping complexes hunker on busy interstates, enticing travelers to stop in and drop some coin. The Charlotte Premium Outlets, which are ...

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Monroe Bypass supporters make presentation at Indian Trail meeting; opposition not invited (access required)

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For a portion of the Indian Trail Town Council meeting Tuesday night, it seemed like a sanctioned parade for the proposed Monroe Bypass. Officials from state, county and local organizations raved about how the 19.7-mile toll road that would run from Stallings to Marshville would boost economic viability on U.S. Highway 74. They made a good case for the bypass, spouting facts about long commute times, heavy tractor-trailer use and how local businesses would benefit. But the opposition to the scrutinized bypass proposal wasn’t invited to speak at the council meeting, making the job easier.

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Crescent Communities begins construction on $55 million Dilworth apartments (access required)

Construction started this week on Crescent Dilworth, a 296-unit apartment community. Photo by Payton Gui

DILWORTH – Crescent Communities, the Charlotte-based commercial developer, has started construction on the 296-unit Crescent Dilworth apartment project. Permits were issued for the project earlier this month, but construction started just this week on the $55 million apartment community, according ...

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Southern Apartment Group moves corporate office (access required)

Southern Apartment Group is relocating its headquarters to the Grinnell Water Works Building on Morehead Street.  Photo by Payton Guion

Southern Apartment Group, a locally based multifamily developer, is a little busier this month and it has nothing to do with the apartment projects the company is working on across the city. Southern is moving its corporate headquarters to the FreeMore area of Charlotte, at 1435 W. Morehead St. in the Grinnell Water Works Building.

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