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Niners living finer: City wrestles with impacts of evolving student housing near UNCC (access required)

Niners living finer: City wrestles with impacts of evolving student housing near UNCC <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

Off-campus student housing is no longer what it used to be – and that has created several quandaries for local policy makers contending with density, zoning and student safety in north Charlotte. Developers around UNC Charlotte have steadily been building ...

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Skilled help wanted: Construction companies, county deal with worker shortages (access required)

Skilled help wanted: Construction companies, county deal with worker shortages <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

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 ...

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Davidson defends ordinance: Developers seek refunds for payments made (access required)

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Two developers have filed a lawsuit against the town of Davidson, claiming it exceeded the authority granted by the state Legislature in requiring homebuilders to include in their projects a portion of houses affordable to people making a less-than-median income. ...

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Huntersville to weigh Anchor possibilities (access required)

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HUNTERSVILLE – Following 15 years of abandoned plans and false starts, the possibility of redevelopment for the former Magla Mills property near downtown is back in play. The town Board of Commissioners last week instructed Manager Greg Ferguson to craft ...

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York County Council defers decision on lake overlay amendment (access required)

York County Council defers decision on lake overlay amendment <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

Editor’s Note: Corrected to accurately reflect proposed development by Walton South Carolina LLC, and comments made by company representatives at the meeting. The York County Council unanimously deferred a decision to amend its Lake Wylie Overlay ordinance for 30 days ...

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