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Commission experiences communication problems while seeking solutions to communication gaps (access required)

Free speech bandages

CHARLOTTE – Communication, and the lack thereof, was again on Tuesday the subject of a meeting between construction and development industry representatives and the Mecklenburg County agency that polices them. This week’s forum was the monthly meeting at the Hal ...

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Builders survey shows slipping confidence (access required)

Building plans heads together

A highly anticipated homebuilder report showed confidence among U.S. builders slipping to its lowest level in a year. The National Association of Home Builders-Wells Fargo Housing Market Index, which measures builder sentiment in the market for newly built, single-family homes, ...

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Raising roofs: Home construction permit activity stays strong in first quarter (access required)

Mecklenburg Times Graphic

Building permits issued during the first quarter for single-family home construction in the Charlotte market rose by 11 percent over the same period last year, according to figures recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau. That, according to a Charlotte ...

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