Grandfather Mountain, one of North Carolina’s most famous tourist attractions, is known for its mile-high swinging bridge – on a clear day, you can look east from the bridge and see the skyline of the city of Charlotte, almost 100 ...Read More »
Government and Politics
CHARLOTTE -The Charlotte Housing Authority has received funding and tax credits that will allow it to build 92 one-bedroom units. The authority, through its affiliate Horizon Development Properties, has been given $8.8 million in federal tax credits from the U.S. ...
Tagged with: affordable apartments Charlotte Housing Authority Fulton Meachem Horizon Development Properties N.C. General Assembly North Carolina Housing Finance Agency U.S. Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentRead More »
RALEIGH – The tax credit that helped people rescue historic businesses, homes, neighborhoods and cotton mills in 90 of North Carolina’s 100 counties faces likely extinction as legislators have refused to renew the benefit. The credits likely will end Jan. ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte City Council’s Environment Committee voted 3-1 Wednesday to recommend that the full council extend by five years a stormwater mitigation fee program for redevelopment projects across the city. The only member of the committee to object ...Read More »
MATTHEWS – When Fullwood Lane in Matthews was built more than 20 years ago, it was a cut-through from N.C. Highway 51 to South Trade Street bordered by trees and weeds. Soon it will be a lane full of baby ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – After additional monetary penalties were added if Levine Properties does not live up to its part of the bargain, the City Council on Monday OK’d changes to a public-private development agreement for a long-delayed revitalization effort in Uptown’s ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – A third former employee of Monroe-based Boggs Paving Inc. has pleaded guilty to federal charges in a massive fraud, conspiracy and money laundering case and is cooperating with investigators. Plea agreements struck between the defendants and the U.S. ...
Tagged with: Arnold Mann Boggs Paving Inc. Carl Andrew Drew Boggs III department of transportation fraud conspiracy and money laundering Greg MIller Greg Tucker John Styx Cuthbertson trucking Kevin HIcksRead More »
CHARLOTTE – The Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement agency does a good job reviewing building plans, issuing building permits and inspecting construction projects. But it also doesn’t. Two sets of customer feedback – from contractors, developers, architects, engineers and others who ...Read More »
LANCASTER, S.C. – Mattamy Homes on Monday backed out of a controversial bid to put 800 single-family homes on the Indian Land site of a former camp for disadvantage youths. In a two-sentence letter dated July 14 – the day ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Developers have proposed a new town house project in Dilworth, a multifamily building in Elizabeth, and a new industrial park just outside city limits near Charlotte-Douglas International Airport. All three projects will require zoning changes that would have ...Read More »