The Associated General Contractors of America announced in Charlotte on Thursday that it has put together a series of steps for contractors to take to improve workplace safety as the number of construction fatalities nationwide has risen. Nationwide, the number ...Read More »
Six defendants in a federal $88 million road construction fraud case are scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 23. Those scheduled for sentencing include the company at the heart of the investigation, Boggs Paving Co. of Monroe; its co-owner; three employees; ...Read More »
UNC Charlotte alumnus and Lowe’s Cos. Inc. Chief Executive Robert Niblock has donated $2.5 million to the school’s Belk College of Business. The funds will support the college’s Student Center for Professional Development, which will be named the Robert A. ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Two more former high-level executives at Charlotte-based cleaning company Swisher Hygiene have been charged in connection with an accounting fraud case. Former Chief Financial Officer Michael Kipp, 61, of Charlotte and former External Reporting Director Joanne Viard, 36, ...
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The Charlotte City Council on Monday approved rezoning petitions that pave the way for construction of a large golf and entertainment complex and several mixed-use and residential projects. But the council failed to achieve the three-quarters majority vote necessary for ...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Construction companies built more apartment complexes nationally in September, sparking a temporary rise in housing starts for a real estate market that otherwise appears to have crested during the summer. Housing starts last month rose 6.5 percent ...
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CHARLOTTE — State Occupational Safety and Health Division officials are investigating the death of a worker who fell at a construction site at 1616 Camden Road in Charlotte. The deceased was identified in a police report as James Dale Leece, ...Read More »
Campus Crest Communities Inc., a Charlotte developer and owner of student-housing communities, has agreed to be acquired by Harrison Street Real Estate Capital. The deal is valued at $7.03 per share. That includes $6.90 in cash and 13 cents per ...Read More »