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Coming Monday to Cornelius: Car Wars Episode III: The Elantra strikes back (access required)

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CORNELIUS – If at second you don’t succeed, try, try again, again. That’s the latest tactic being taken by car czar Rick Zoerb in his yearlong battle to make a major expansion of his Hyundai dealership, prominently positioned at the ...

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Buying up the block (access required)

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We’ve known for a while that institutional investors – led by the behemoth Blackstone Group – are making big investments in the Charlotte housing market. Now we know the extent of their investment, and the extent to which they are ...

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UPDATE: Waverly developers hear concerns about traffic, traffic and traffic (access required)

UPDATE: Waverly developers hear concerns about traffic, traffic and traffic <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

PROVIDENCE COUNTRY CLUB – It’s not the number of car trips expected to be generated by the proposed $200 million Waverly mixed-used development that is the real traffic issue. It’s the length of those trips that matter, their destinations, and ...

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Demolition begins, paving way for South End apartments (access required)

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SOUTH END – Despite the developer’s website saying construction started this time last year, demolition crews have just begun tearing down the Simpson’s Lighting building, at Carson Street and South Boulevard in South End. Once the old brick-and-mortar building is ...

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North Carolina’s new economic development plan taking shape (access required)

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RALEIGH - For years North Carolina has ranked as one of the top places for business. Forbes ranked the state fourth in September based on the cost of doing business here, the quality of its labor force and its regulatory ...

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Contractors’ fraud trial likely to be next fall; new charges added (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – Lawyers for the federal government and for two Union County road construction contractors indicted on 29 federal fraud counts have jointly asked a judge to delay the trial until September 2014, citing scheduling conflicts and the complexity of ...

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Public input sought Tuesday on $200M mixed-use development (access required)

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SOUTH CHARLOTTE – The city of Charlotte will hold a community meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday to gather neighborhood input on a proposed $200 million mixed-used development on 90 acres of the largest patch of undeveloped land anywhere in or ...

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National Association of Realtors wants lenders to loosen up (access required)

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As the housing market continues to recover, tough mortgage requirements are preventing some buyers from entering the market, according to a new survey by the National Association of Realtors. In its annual profile of homebuyers and sellers, the association found ...

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Huntersville delays two development decisions in rancorous meeting (access required)

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HUNTERSVILLE – Growth and aging. The town of Huntersville – the fastest-growing municipality in the state, and one of the fastest in the country – is grappling with both as it plans for its future. Although nothing was decided on ...

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