A consultant hired to evaluate building permit and inspection procedures within Mecklenburg County is recommending that a committee be formed to ensure consistency in the application of building standards. The committee would be made up of leaders in the managers’ ...Read More »
In what may prove to be a controversial move, the Federal Housing Financing Agency has directed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to alter their policies on the sale of some 121,000 foreclosed properties in their portfolios. But just how many ...Read More »
Half a dozen people who live near a proposed multi-use development just south of Pineville expressed opposition to the project during a public hearing at the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners meeting Tuesday, citing concerns about traffic and the possibility ...Read More »
The grand opening for the city of Rock Hill’s Fountain Park is scheduled for Dec. 6, which marks the second finished project in the city’s revitalization efforts in an area it’s calling Knowledge Park. The other, a 48,000-square-foot office building ...Read More »
The Rock Hill City Council on Monday unanimously approved a 270-day moratorium on new multifamily development in most of the city. The ordinance is the city’s response to an increase in concerns about the growth in multifamily housing, and it ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The City Council is expected to vote Dec. 8 on approving $16 million for phase one renovations to Bojangles’ Coliseum, including $4 million in upgrades that, if approved, could result in the Charlotte Checkers moving their minor-league hockey ...Read More »
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 Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners on Wednesday approved a construction contract with J.D. Goodrum Co. Inc. for the first phase of Berewick District Park along Dixie River Road, just outside Interstate 485 in southwest Charlotte. J.D. Goodrum was one ...
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YORK COUNTY – The York County Council tabled a proposed amendment to the Lake Wylie overlay ordinance at Monday night’s council meeting, and unanimously approved directing the planning staff to revise the planning and zoning processes for the entire county ...Read More »
Dee Dee Harris requested Monday night that the Charlotte City Council approve changes to her rezoning petition to develop Quail Hollow Village, telling City Council members, “This is not a rezoning. It’s an amendment to rezoning.” Harris said the modifications ...Read More »