To the city of Charlotte, it would be a nightclub. To developer David Ratcliffe, it would be just a community theater that serves alcohol. The difference of opinion is just one example of the ongoing struggle between developers and property ...Read More »
Government and Politics
When Doug Ehmann, president of Charlotte-based DPE Investments, bought about 100 acres in 2006 along the banks of Lake Fisher in northern Cabarrus County, he envisioned a high-end mixed-use development with condos, townhomes, offices, shops and hotels. Ehmann figured his ...
Tagged with: Anthony Sparrow Ben Warren Carolinas HealthCare System Darrell Hinnant Doug Ehmann DPE Investments Harvest Real Estate Advisors Kannapolis Intimidators Lee Brower Matt Miller Mike Legg North Carolina Research Campus QuikTrip Research Commerce Park Rodgers BuildersRead More »
Another proposed change to the city’s post-construction controls ordinance is ruffling the feathers of environmentalists. City officials are considering removing from the ordinance the city’s tree-save rules, which require higher tree protections for low-density development and lower protections for higher-density ...Read More »
The Rock Hill Planning Commission and the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals approved requests Tuesday from Pleasanton, Calif.-based Ross Dress for Less Inc. Ross made the zoning and variance requests so that it can construct a freight terminal on 166 ...Read More »
At the request of the developer, the Rock Hill Planning Department did not vote Tuesday on a preliminary plan for Phase 1-F of the Riverwalk development. Instead, the vote has been tabled. Greens of Rock Hill is the developer of ...Read More »
The Rock Hill Planning Department is expected to recommend approval tonight for a preliminary plan for Phase 1-F of the Riverwalk development, according to the agenda for the Rock Hill Planning Commission. Greens of Rock Hill is the developer of ...Read More »
When the Federal Trade Commission created the Mortgage Assistance Relief Services rules in December, it caused a stink in the real estate community. MARS was formed in response to mortgage scams, specifically those involving loan modifications. Real estate agents, in ...
Tagged with: Center for Responsible Lending Charlotte Regional Realtor Association Elizabeth Barnhardt Jonathan Osman Keller Williams Realty National Association of Realtors North Carolina Appraisal Board North Carolina Commissioner of Banks North Carolina Real Estate Commission Sara Weed Tom MillerRead More »
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — When the U.S. Department of Energy provided incentives for businesses installing solar panels in September, local solar contractors were sure it was going to lead to a substantial number of installation projects. But with the federal ...Read More »
In 1969, with the first location on South Boulevard, Charles Howard founded Charlotte-based carwash company Autobell. The company, which has 62 locations, boasts on its website that it has never closed an Autobell. The Howard family has been itching to ...
Tagged with: Andy Zoutewelle Autobell BRLR NC Carl Howard Charles Howard Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department Claire Fallon Debra Campbell Yolanda JohnsonRead More »
A failed subdivision in Davidson is one step closer to becoming part of a 600-acre county park. On Tuesday, the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners OK’d proceeding with the negotiations for the purchase of 243 acres that were partially developed ...Read More »