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Apartments dominate construction: Multifamily developments account for 7 of 10 largest projects in 2014 (access required)

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Large commercial construction projects in Mecklenburg County in 2014 were dominated, like in many regions in the U.S., by the development of apartment buildings. One of Charlotte’s submarkets, Uptown/South End, was recently named the nation’s busiest submarket for apartment construction ...

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Most read online stories of 2015: Architecture, legal battles, personality profiles and project development pique readers’ interest (access required)

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The year brought a lot of big news in real estate, construction and development in Charlotte, including the conviction of Mayor Patrick Cannon in a development-related bribery scandal; a continued apartment construction boom; announcements and groundbreakings for the first office ...

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New Uptown office tower breaks ground (access required)

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Representatives of Babson Capital Management and of development partners Cornerstone Real Estate Advisors and Spectrum Properties were joined Monday morning by local officials and Gov. Pat McCrory to break ground the city’s first office tower to be constructed since the ...

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Opening up the office: Wastequip adjusts after converting to new design more than a year ago (access required)

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Although apprehensive at first, employees at waste-handling and recycling equipment company Wastequip have had more than a year to adjust to its Silicon Valley-like shared and open office space. The trend is making its way into new industries, and Wastequip ...

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Consultant advises committee be established to oversee construction issues (access required)

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A consultant hired to evaluate building permit and inspection procedures within Mecklenburg County is recommending that a committee be formed to ensure consistency in the application of building standards. The committee would be made up of leaders in the managers’ ...

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