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A steep ascent: Residential permits climbing back from recessionary low (access required)

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Like nails out of its own coffin, the Charlotte region’s residential construction industry pulled nearly 9,500 building permits in 2013, rising from the ashes like a phoenix with a tool belt and hammering out its best year since the housing ...

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Charlotte OKs spending $3.6 million for piece of proposed sports complex (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte City Council on Monday night approved spending $3.6 million from the city’s community investment plan budget for a 6.84-acre site near Bojangles Coliseum that would be a slice of a larger amateur sports complex planned for ...

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320-apartment mixed-use project in west Cornelius could be a tough sell on a hot corner (access required)

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CORNELIUS – With plans newly filed by B.V. Belk Properties for a 23-acre commercial and multifamily project with 360 apartments at West Catawba Avenue and Nantz Road, that corner in west Cornelius has suddenly become a hot one for potential ...

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Killer fees? (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – Steve Gentry is a broker for Charlotte-based Piedmont Properties, but occasionally he steps away from the company to strike a deal as a solo developer. Recently he did just that and developed a 10,000-square-foot warehouse-type building in north ...

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Concord proposes new ramp into mall (access required)

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CONCORD – It may be billed as the number one shopping and entertainment attraction in the Carolinas, but actually getting to the Concord Mills mall can be quite a headache. Now officials in Concord are looking at ways to alleviate ...

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History in the remaking (access required)

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The site of a bloody and controversial 1929 labor strike in Gaston County is set to start a second life, as developers revitalize an abandoned mill in west Gastonia. Built in 1900, the Loray Mill was billed as the South’s ...

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Construction employment up 10 percent in Charlotte while falling statewide (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte metropolitan area saw a 10 percent increase in construction employment in November over November 2012, by far the largest gain in the state, which lost jobs as a whole, based on the latest construction employment report ...

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