North Mecklenburg County has changed dramatically over the years as Charlotte has sprawled and Lake Norman has become a popular place to live and work. What was once a quiet, rural part of the county is now a popular place ...Read More »
Government and Politics
Since 2007, the Internal Revenue Service has been looking for ways to solve a perennial problem: how to make sure contractors pay taxes. In a report from 2007, the Government Accountability Office said that federal contractors owed the IRS more ...Read More »
A 300-unit apartment complex to be built near the University of North Carolina at Charlotte took a step forward this week, with CB Richard Ellis announcing that the project has financing. CBRE, which helped with lending, said the U.S. Department ...Read More »
The city of Charlotte’s Zoning Board of Adjustment will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday in Room 280 of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center, 600 E. Fourth St., to decide the following zoning variance requests: • a 13-foot variance from a required ...Read More »
The Charlotte City Council this week approved rezoning requests for carwash company Autobell and developer The Bissell Cos. For Autobell, the rezoning of 1.82-acres at Park, Tyvola and Fairview roads from high-density multifamily residential, or R-22, to a business district ...Read More »
RALEIGH — Government-controlled mortgage buyers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may reduce taxpayer risk by requiring more mortgage insurance from borrowers and charging lenders higher fees, steps that could increase borrowing costs, the head of their government caretaker agency said ...Read More »
Lincoln County commissioners have approved a rezoning that will allow construction of a golf driving range. The county’s planning board has recommended approval of a rezoning request from Steven Pearman of Denver to change 10.2 acres from single-family residential to ...
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Gaston County commissioners have passed on the opportunity to buy about 100 acres of land for a youth sports complex. The site, known as the Lineberger property because it is owned by members of the Lineberger family, was being considered ...
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The Kannapolis City Council will have a public hearing Monday regarding renewed development at the stalled Kellswater Bridge neighborhood. The hearing will be at 6 p.m. at the Kannapolis Train Station, 201 S. Main St. Charlotte-based Mountain Real Estate Capital ...Read More »
Waxhaw builder Russell Zavatsky hasn’t built a home in Union County in at least two years. It’s not because the economy has killed off demand. After all, he’s building a new home in Tega Cay, and he’s building and remodeling ...
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