As in 23 other states, construction employment in North Carolina fell in November from the same month a year ago, the Associated General Contractors of America said this week.
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The economy was creeping along and construction projects weren’t exactly waiting around every corner. For Daniel, owner of Daniel Design, a Charlotte-based foodservice consulting and facility design firm, such work wasn’t easy to come by. But this year, he’s experienced a spike in restaurant jobs, and he attributes at least some of the uptick to three letters: DNC.
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The struggles in the homebuilding market have resulted in the Home Builders Association of Charlotte deciding to eliminate the executive vice president position by the end of this year, The Mecklenburg Times learned Thursday. That means Mark Baldwin’s position will ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Sandstone Group has been denied a rezoning request for a multiuse development it had planned for Matthews. Developer Steve Sanders said he was blindsided Monday when the Matthews Board of Commissioners did not OK the request. Sandstone wanted to ...Read More »
November marked the third straight month of declining foreclosure filings for Mecklenburg County and the lowest number of filings since April 2006, according to the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts. There were 496 foreclosure filings in November, down ...Read More »
U.S. builders spent more in October on homes, offices and shopping centers, pushing construction spending up for a third straight month. Despite the gains, construction spending remained depressed. Construction spending rose 0.8 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $798.5 billion, the Commerce Department said this month.
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The struggles in the homebuilding market have resulted in the Home Builders Association of Charlotte deciding to eliminate the executive vice president position by the end of this year, The Mecklenburg Times learned today. That means Mark Baldwin’s position will no ...Read More »
Real estate is one of the strongest sectors in North Carolina’s economy. That’s according to a quarterly forecast from University of North Carolina at Charlotte economist John Connaughton. Finance, insurance and real estate are expected to experience an increase in ...Read More »