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320-apartment mixed-use project in west Cornelius could be a tough sell on a hot corner (access required)

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CORNELIUS – With plans newly filed by B.V. Belk Properties for a 23-acre commercial and multifamily project with 360 apartments at West Catawba Avenue and Nantz Road, that corner in west Cornelius has suddenly become a hot one for potential ...

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Killer fees? (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – Steve Gentry is a broker for Charlotte-based Piedmont Properties, but occasionally he steps away from the company to strike a deal as a solo developer. Recently he did just that and developed a 10,000-square-foot warehouse-type building in north ...

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NLRB opts not to appeal notice posting rule (access required)

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WASHINGTON — Ending a legal battle over one the most controversial labor law regulations in recent history, the National Labor Relations Board has abandoned plans to seek high court review of two appellate decisions striking down the agency’s notice posting ...

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Mortgage changes debut (access required)

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Come Jan. 10, it may become more difficult for homeowners to obtain a mortgage. That’s when a host of new rules come into effect. Most notable among the changes for borrowers will be the ability-to-repay and qualified mortgage rules that ...

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O Mobilfunkmast, O Mobilfunkmast! Your wires green appall them (access required)

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MATTHEWS – As Christmas approaches, attention naturally turns to evergreens, be they natural or fake. This year in Matthews, some of that attention has been diverted to one particular proposed fake pine, and it wouldn’t be in the corner of ...

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Market forces out workers (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – Julie Porter has spoken to teachers and nurses’ aides who live as far away as Gastonia and Stanly and commute to south Charlotte daily. Porter, the president of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership, said they can’t afford housing near ...

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Public hearings on 17 rezoning petitions set for Feb. 17 (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte City Council will have a busy meeting Feb. 17, when it is set to hold public hearings on 17 rezoning petitions. In the latest round of rezoning requests, petitions were submitted for a variety of uses, ...

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40 acres and a mall (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – A 40-acre piece of land in a desirable location in the University area – close to both an interstate and future public transportation – is to become an auto mall following a unanimous City Council rezoning decision Monday ...

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Cornelius land-use plan decision delayed again (access required)

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CORNELIUS – The Bailey-Mayes roads area has developed into a real development sore spot. The dilemma posed by growth in the small chunk of east Cornelius for the third time held up passage of a new proposed land-use plan when ...

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