PORTLAND, Ore. – Picture this: Within the next 12 to 18 months, artificial intelligence will have completely taken over the building industry. Power tools formerly used in construction will be replaced by what will appear to a layperson to be ...Read More »
The Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia region has bucked the national trend of diminishing construction employment over the last year, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. Construction employment increased in fewer than half of the nation’s metro areas over the last year, ...
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Despite month over month gains in construction-sector employment, the Associated General Contractors of America is warning about a potential worker shortage. Construction employment in July climbed to its highest level since February 2009, the AGC says, with the number of ...
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A Gaston County woman has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $540,000 from the tennis court construction company she worked for – a crime that was uncovered by her employer after she had flown to a Mexico resort using tickets ...Read More »
The N.C. House of Representatives has passed a bill reducing the tax residential builders owe on unsold inventory. House Bill 168 bill is now in the Senate for consideration. The bill seeks to exempt from tax a property’s increased value ...Read More »
N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory drove through a ribbon commemorating the completion of the Interstate 485 outer loop in northeast Charlotte on Friday. During a speech, McCrory thanked local officials and community members for their work on and support of the ...Read More »
CORNELIUS — The town’s Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to adopt a resolution asking that the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Interstate 77 toll-road contract with a Spanish developer be terminated immediately. The board also requested that the heavily trafficked ...
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A federal judge’s interpretation of a broadly written pollution exclusion clause has allowed an insurer to avoid picking up a $7 million tab for legal costs incurred by the Charlotte-based National Gypsum Co. But another insurer could be left holding ...Read More »