CHARLOTTE – One of Habitat for Humanity International’s biggest chapters is losing its president after only two years. Frank Spencer, a retired banker, commercial real estate broker and investor, was named president of Charlotte Habitat in 2012. Under Spencer’s leadership, ...Read More »
The architects, the building inspectors and many of the construction industry’s biggest clients are dead-set against it. The structural engineers and the chairman of the N.C. Building Code Council are all for it. The general contractors are split down the ...
Tagged with: artisan builders Carolinas HealthCare System Dan Tingen International Code Council Jim Bartl N.C. Structural Engineers Association PHillip Stephens Rob Stevenson Steve DAggers Tingen Construction Co. William RakatanskyRead More »
UPDATED at 02/28/14, 8:30 a.m. The Mecklenburg Times received six state awards Thursday night, including second place for general excellence in the specialty division of the 2013 N.C. Press Association News, Editorial and Photojournalism Contest. The other awards were for ...
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Institutional investor activity in the Charlotte metro housing market was up in January from the month before, but dropped from the previous year at the same time, according to a new report by RealtyTrac. The share of all residential purchase ...
Tagged with: Gabrielle Carneglia institutional investor j.c. underwood Leigh Brown Leigh Brown and Associates RE/Max Executive Realty Metrolina Real Estate Investors Association RealtyTrac Wilkinson & AssociatesRead More »
CHARLOTTE – Warehouse vacancy around the city fell to 6.9 percent at the end of 2013, one of the lowest rates seen in the history of the Charlotte warehouse market, according to the fourth quarter report from local analytics firm ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The Bissell Cos. has received engineering approval for property on which it has announced plans to build an 11-story office tower, leaving only one step remaining before the company would be allowed to start construction. Bissell, the local ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – A look at the city’s office-market statistics would indicate that the market has improved by a solid measure since the depths of the recession. Office vacancies at the end of 2013 were 14.8 percent, down 3.8 percentage points ...Read More »
Sales of existing homes in January fell to their lowest level in 18 months, according to the National Association of Realtors’ data, declining 5.1 percent since December. The report found that sales of all existing homes including single-family residences, condos, ...Read More »
After a cold and dreary winter, the Southern Spring Home and Garden Show is back in the Queen City with its inspirations, aspirations and possibilities. This year’s show – themed “Better Living: Home. Garden. Life.” – combines comfort with sustainability, ...
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