CHARLOTTE – The city’s commercial real estate market is “fundamentally strong” and is expected to remain so for a while, but construction labor shortages and a high number of inexperienced workers are causing building costs to rise. That was the ...Read More »
Nominate today! Deadline for nominations is Friday! CHARLOTTE, N.C. (January 27, 2015) – The Mecklenburg Times today announced it is seeking nominations for the 7th Annual 50 Most Influential Women Awards and making it easier than ever to submit with ...Read More »
Commercial outlook 2015: Population and job growth expected to support apartments, offices, industrial space
While the rapid growth of apartments in the Charlotte region has some industry professionals concerned that vacancy rates could rise in the near future, they believe job growth and projected population growth will fill the supply in the long run. ...
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President Barack Obama’s decision to weather a Republican backlash and reform immigration regulations could have a significant impact on the housing market. In allowing millions of undocumented residents to work legally and avoid the threat of deportation, Obama is opening ...
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The economic recovery of the last few years has enabled a construction boom around Charlotte, but both contractors and the county department that inspects their projects are finding some qualified workers hard to come by. Under the Mecklenburg County budget ...Read More »
The city of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County continue to reduce the number of homeless people in the county, but the price of housing is making it difficult for families and individuals with low incomes to stay off the streets. The ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The rise of commercial real estate in urban areas and investors’ willingness to move forward following the Great Recession were two of the themes discussed by panelists at a breakfast hosted by JLL at the Mint Museum on ...Read More »
Eyes on the sky: N.C. policymakers ready to capitalize on the economic potential of commercial drone use
Some people hear the word “drone” and imagine militarized aircraft on combat operations too risky for human involvement. Others see dollar signs. In hopes of encouraging the latter, the North Carolina General Assembly recently approved new regulations regarding drone use. ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — U.S. home construction plunged in August, led by steep decline in the volatile apartment category. But single-family house construction, a larger and more stable portion of the market, fell only modestly. Construction fell 14.4 percent in August to ...
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