MATTHEWS — Stephen Messer, executive director at Plantation Estates, spoke in front of more than 300 people, including residents, Plantation Estates employees and public officials, at Friday’s groundbreaking ceremony for the newest addition to the 50-acre retirement and assisted living ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County’s Code Enforcement Department plans to roll out its new mega multifamily inspection team June 29. The county’s Building Development Commission, which advises the Code Enforcement Department, received an update on the mega team launch status at ...
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The Charlotte City Council approved several rezoning requests Monday night, including a developer’s controversial petition to build a mixed-use project on nearly 2 acres on Central Avenue. The council also denied a request to build townhomes in southwest Charlotte. DPJ ...
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WASHINGTON — Mecklenburg and Iredell counties are among the five counties nationwide that have best controlled urban sprawl since the mid-1990s, according to a new study. Once the signature of an era of pell-mell development, American sprawl has slowed to ...Read More »
LOS ANGELES — Standard Pacific Corp. and Ryland Group Inc. have agreed to merge in an all-stock transaction that will create a single homebuilder with operations in 17 states. The merger marks the first big move toward consolidation among the ...Read More »
Charlotte’s two neighboring South Carolina counties are facing a surge of residential development that’s putting a strain on roads and public services. In preparation for future growth, both York and Lancaster counties are updating their development standards and looking for ...Read More »
Cindy S. Chandler has two goals when she begins her term Aug. 1 as chair of the North Carolina Real Estate Commission: “to continue to look after the best interest of the consumer while being very mindful to not enact ...Read More »
The share of homes that were bought with cash in the Charlotte area fell 2.6 percentage points in March from from March 2014, according to real estate information and analytics provider CoreLogic. Cash sales in the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia area accounted for ...
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CHARLOTTE – Year-over-year home sales continued to climb in May, but a low supply of homes on the market has put pressure on homebuyers to close deals quickly. The number of homes sold in May increased 20.4 percent compared with ...Read More »
Towns around Charlotte and the state would have to reassess development ordinances and design standards for single-family housing should a bill passed by the legislature this week become law. The N.C. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed Senate Bill 25, ...Read More »