Last week, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission’s zoning committee recommended that approval not be granted to a rezoning request for 3.23 acres at West Sugar Creek Road, North Graham Street and Mineral Springs Road. Louis Ratcliff Inc. sought the change to ...Read More »
The Bissell Cos. is one step closer to getting the rezoning it needs for a project at Ballantyne Corporate Park. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission’s zoning committee last week recommended approval of the rezoning request. If OK’d later this month by ...
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The transition to the new 2012 North Carolina State Building Code has begun. James Bartl, Mecklenburg County’s code enforcement director, said in a memo Thursday that the transition period for building, fire prevention, mechanical, plumbing and fuel gas codes began ...
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Kevin Higgins is a busy guy. Higgins, a Charlotte contractor and owner of THS National, and his employees have been working hard all spring and summer. But they aren’t building homes; not many contractors are, thanks to the housing market ...Read More »
Charlotte mayoral candidate Scott Stone is building a fan base in the construction industry, winning the endorsement of the Carolinas chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors. The chapter announced their endorsement today, and a press conference is set for ...Read More »
At a time when Mecklenburg County’s construction industry is still hurting from the economic downturn, no one wants to hear that the costs to build could be rising. But that’s what might happen to large commercial construction projects if a ...Read More »
The number of foreclosure filings in Mecklenburg County declined 29 percent in August compared with a year ago, according to the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts. There were 729 foreclosure filings in August, down from 1,033 in August ...Read More »
Lincoln County’s register of deeds’ office is having a down year thanks in part to the decline in the housing market. Last month, Register of Deeds Danny Hester used statistics from May to illustrate the slump to county commissioners. The office ...Read More »
Members of the homebuilding industry will have a chance to speak their minds on the city of Charlotte’s controversial text amendment for residential design standards. A public hearing on the proposed amendment is set for 6 p.m. Sept. 19 in ...Read More »
Michael Bay started repairs and renovations Tuesday for the second phase of his Mooresville furniture complex, which opened in May. Merrinos Home Furnishings is inside a former Burlington Mill on 38 acres along South Main Street. Bay said he bought ...Read More »