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 »
Homebuilders say a proposed amendment to the Huntersville zoning ordinance doesn’t go far enough to comply with a new state law that prohibits governments from placing purely aesthetic design requirements on single-family homes and duplexes. Huntersville is amending its ordinance ...
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Although apartments were the name of the game for many residents in 2015, there were still some traditional – and in some cases ostentatious – single-family homes being built around Mecklenburg County. The top 50 single-family residential construction permits for ...Read More »
Gov. Pat McCrory has signed an executive order that seeks to crack down on companies that improperly classify their employees as independent contractors. The order establishes an employee classification section within the North Carolina Industrial Commission to streamline information sharing ...Read More »
With just over $3.5 billion in building permits awarded as of December 17, 2015 has seen no shortage of new construction in the Queen City. The total value of the permits issued in 2014 was just $2.74 billion, meaning this ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County has narrowed down the list of developers that will potentially revitalize nearly 17 acres in Second Ward with a mixed-use development. The county manager’s office has chosen Crescent Communities, CitiSculpt, and Conformity Corp. to advance to the second ...Read More »