The York County Council on Monday gave its unanimous initial approval for the rezoning of 360.5 acres for the development of property that formerly held the Charlotte Knights baseball stadium. The council will hold a public hearing Jan. 19, after ...Read More »
While the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization could waylay plans for the construction of toll roads on a 26-mile stretch of Interstate 77, such a move would have immense implications for other road projects in the region. That’s according to ...
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The Charlotte City Council will hold public hearings March 21 on several recently filed rezoning petitions, including proposals to add apartments in Steele Creek and expand school operations on a historic property in northwest Charlotte. On the residential front, developer ...
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The nonprofit leading the revitalization of the former Boulevard Homes in west Charlotte has raised $9.7 million of the $15 million needed to open a child-development center and provide programs and services for residents. The nonprofit, Renaissance West Community Initiative, ...Read More »
The strong growth in apartment construction near center city and a subsequent rise in vacancy rates may lead to more apartment development on the outskirts of town in the upcoming year, industry insiders say. And for those in the market ...Read More »
More retail tenants have signed leases for space in the Waverly development and another six businesses are expected to sign leases within the next few months, one of the developers said last week. The 90-acre mixed-use project in South Charlotte ...Read More »
Most-read online stories of 2015: Road construction contract fraud, development trends and real estate brokers losing their licenses top list
The sentencings of six men for their part in a massive federal contract fraud; development in Charlotte-area hotspots; and real estate brokers in trouble dominated the most-read stories on mecktimes.com in 2015. Two stories related to the convictions and sentences ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer people signed contracts to purchase homes in November, as the real estate market appears to have cooled after sales gains for much of 2015. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that its seasonally adjusted pending ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Steady job growth, low mortgage rates and tight inventories helped fuel rising U.S. home prices in October, including in Charlotte, where home prices were up 4.7 percent year over year, according to the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city ...Read More »
The Charlotte metro is doing a better job than many U.S. cities in meeting pent-up demand for new housing, according to a recent article at Forbes.com. In fact, the Queen City area came in fourth among 53 metropolitan statistical areas ...Read More »