By next summer, with the 2012 Democratic National Convention around the corner, Jim Bartl and his staff at the Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement Office are likely going to have their hands full. They could be flooded with permits as contractors ...Read More »
The Iredell County Board of Commissioners last week approved Charlotte-based Crescent Resources’ request to relinquish zoning and subdivision jurisdiction for about 88 acres to the town of Mooresville. The Brawley School Road site is slated for residential development. Joey Raczkowski, ...Read More »
Residents of Concord and Kannapolis are thirsty for more water, and the nearby town of Albemarle is ready to sell it to them across the Stanly County/Cabarrus County line. No bids have been announced for the project yet, but work ...Read More »
An underground parking facility and condos once planned for the Bailey’s Glen subdivision in Cornelius have been tossed aside. Last week, the Cornelius Board of Commissioners unanimously approved changes to a development plan for 9.96 acres in the western portion ...Read More »
Twenty-three U.S. housing markets qualify as “improving,” but Charlotte is not one of them, according to a report released last week. The second edition of the National Association of Home Builders/ First American Improving Markets Index is based on housing ...
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Tusla, Okla.-based convenience store company QuikTrip appears interested in increasing its presence in Gastonia, especially along the city’s west side. The company bought two acres near the intersection of West Franklin and Garrison boulevards for about $1 million earlier this ...Read More »
In late 2007, the Democratic National Convention awarded Alvarado Construction the contract to lead the construction team for the 2008 DNC in Denver. It was a $13 million job that involved readying the Pepsi Center for the event that following ...
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Joe Carpenter made his living cutting grass with his own landscaping business. This month, the 75-year-old Gaston County Commissioner is just cutting his losses. Instead of foreclosing, CommunityOne Bank accepted land from Carpenter meant for two failed subdivisions: Kings Pinnacle ...Read More »