When Allen Craven’s father moved to the city of Concord, Hotel Concord was his home for months. It was around the 1950s, and Craven’s dad, who has since died, lived there while setting up a medical practice across the street. ...Read More »
Twenty-three U.S. housing markets qualify as “improving,” but Charlotte is not one of them, according to a report released last week. The second edition of the National Association of Home Builders/ First American Improving Markets Index is based on housing ...
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U.S. construction spending has risen by just a bit, the Associated General Contractors of America said this week. Spending increased by 1.4 percent between July and August and was up 0.9 percent compared with August 2010, the Arlington, Va.-based trade ...
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After spending nearly a decade learning the construction industry, Greg Moore decided to step out on his own and start a contracting business. Unfortunately for him, he made the leap in 2007, about a year before the economy imploded. Now, ...Read More »
Two Charlotte shopping centers centers, Cotswold Village and The Terraces at SouthPark, have been sold for $85 million. Greensboro-based Bell Partners said this week that it has sold the properties to DDR, a Beachwood, Ohio–based owner and manager of shopping ...Read More »
Heritage Commons Business Park on Highway 49 in the Cabarrus County town of Harrisburg is scheduled to open Oct. 15. Concord-based Windsor Construction is the builder on the project. According to Windsor’s website, Timothy Arey founded the general contracting firm ...
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Snyder’s-Lance plans to lease about 27,060 square feet of a building at 121-B Fairgrove Church Road in Conover for a new distribution center. The space is geared toward multitenant commercial/industrial uses. Donald Duncan, town manager, said the company needed a ...Read More »
In more grim news for Charlotte’s construction industry, construction, mining and logging employment fell 4 percent in August from the same month a year ago, according to a report this week from the Associated General Contractors of America. That meant ...Read More »
North and South Carolina have long been rivals. Sports teams. Job markets. Tourism. All have been battlefields for the two states. In the real estate industry, there’s yet another way the two states are compared: property tax rates. For the ...Read More »