Despite losing multiple lawsuits to block a planned Uptown stadium for the Charlotte Knights, Jerry Reese filed an eighth suit today, two weeks after the City Council OK'd roughly $8 million to fund the project.
Last week, in a 4-0 vote, the council’s public safety committee gave its support to the proposal, which calls for rental property owners to give the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department their contact information, including business and home addresses and phone numbers.
In a setback for some in Charlotte’s multifamily industry, the North Carolina Court of Appeals has stayed a Superior Court judge’s decision that would have required the city to reimburse all trash-collection companies for fees incurred at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Landfill. Court of Appeals Judge John Connell issued his decision Thursday, overturning Superior Court [...]
The American Bar Association this month will be asked to endorse a proposed uniform law aiming at new standards for state government websites that host legal materials. The Uniform Electronic Legal Materials Act is proposed by the Uniform Laws Commission to address a trend, still in its infancy, of shuttering public printers and posting laws only online. But shifting an entire system of laws to online-only postings puts our legal system at risk.
When Arrowpoint-Atrium bought three commercial properties at Arrowpoint Office Park in 2010, the deal went off without a hitch — except for one little technicality: The company changed its name to Beacon Investment Properties, a move that didn’t sit well with Beacon Development. Arrowpoint-Atrium had Beacon Development’s permission to use its name during the buying [...]
In 1993, real estate agent Jim Beaty was slapped with a DWI charge. The North Carolina Real Estate Commission put him on probation. Fourteen years later, in 2007, he was charged with another DWI. Once again, the commission put him on probation. In March, Beaty, a broker with Charlotte-based Century 21 Murphy & Rudolph, pleaded [...]
The North Carolina Real Estate Commission said a Charlotte-based brokerage and property management company accused of not properly maintaining accounts has been put on probation for a year. The commission, in a press release issued today, said an audit of Lando Realty, 1426 E. Barden Road, revealed that Lando, whose broker-in-charge is George Lwin, failed [...]
The town of Huntersville is expected to close Dec. 15 on a $5.8 million deal to purchase a former medical office building for its new police department headquarters. Greg Ferguson, town manager, said the 27,000-square-foot building, at 9630 Julian Clark Ave., is more than three times the size of the current police headquarters building, which [...]
James Beaty, a broker with Charlotte-based Century 21 Murphy & Rudolph, has been placed on probation by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission after being convicted of driving while impaired. Beaty pleaded guilty March 31 to the Mecklenburg County incident. It’s not the first time the commission has punished him for DWIs. He was placed [...]
BOSTON — Massachusetts housing advocates and victims of the housing crisis are pressing Attorney General Martha Coakley to reject a settlement over foreclosure abuses that federal officials and other state attorneys general are negotiating with major U.S. banks. A reported $20-billion settlement amounts to “a slap on the wrist” for financial institutions whose practices fueled the economic [...]