Tim Eldridge’s job gives him a front-row seat to the problems created by the shortage of workers in the construction industry. But he’s hoping some training programs will give the Carolinas a boost when the economy improves. Lives in: Mountain ...Read More »
In 2006, before the recession, the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association had 8,152 members. Today, its membership is thinner by about 1,407, a decline that, no doubt, is a byproduct of the market’s downturn. It’s not as much of an exodus ...Read More »
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. ...
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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 »
Jerry Reese has a lot of ties to the Denver area in Lincoln County. In fact, the Charlotte-based attorney, whom many know by his failed attempts to stop the Charlotte Knights’ stadium from being built in uptown, is in the ...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 ...Read More »
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 »