The N.C. House has approved a bill designed to ease restrictions on homebuilders by reducing property inspections and defining misconduct. The N.C. Building Code Regulatory Reform Bill, also known as HB 255, passed by a margin of 105-5 on Tuesday. ...Read More »
GoodSports Enterprises, which recently suspended plans with the city to construct an amateur sports complex near Bojangles’ Coliseum, is taking off the gloves after the city of Wichita opted to move on without the company in a similar project. Florida-based ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The city’s Budget and Evaluation Office is considering increasing development service fees – among other avenues – to help relieve a $21.7 million budget deficit it’s facing for 2016. The deficit is a result of two factors: an ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Transparency and collaboration, streamlined online services, and improved customer service could go a long way toward improving the city’s and Mecklenburg County’s building development processes, according to a final report commissioned by the city and county. Gartner Inc., ...Read More »
Carolinas Associated General Contractors has launched a series of training seminars in order to prepare its members for upcoming National Labor Relations Board rule changes aimed at reducing the time it takes to complete the union certification process. The NLRB ...
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A ruling from a federal judge last week granting summary judgment to two conservation groups in their lawsuit against the N.C. Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration could potentially dead-end the proposed $900-million Garden Parkway toll road project. ...Read More »
RALEIGH – North Carolina municipal residents could no longer have access to a formal process that makes it harder for city councils to pass zoning changes in legislation approved Thursday by a House committee. The legislation supported by home-building and development ...
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CHARLOTTE – Several developers have filed rezoning requests with the city in order to build and redevelop multifamily complexes. The city will hold public hearings on the petitions May 18. DPJ Residential is seeking to build 105 apartments on several ...Read More »