In a move expected to make the appeals process quicker for Mecklenburg County property owners contesting their 2011 revaluations, the General Assembly today OK’d a bill to increase the number of members on the county’s Board of Equalization and Review. ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County foreclosure sales decreased more than 22 percent from the third quarter of 2010 to the fourth quarter, Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac said today. There were 359 foreclosure sales in the county between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31, down from ...Read More »
The number of working households struggling to make rent or mortgage payments in the Charlotte area increased 4 percent between 2008 and 2009, according a Center for Housing Policy “Housing Landscape 2011” report released today. In the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord area, 62,542 ...Read More »
Discovery Place is the most-visited museum and historic attraction in the Charlotte region and the seventh most-visited in the state, according to survey results released today. Matthews-based Carolina Publishing Associates conducted the report as part of an annual survey of the top ...
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Lowe’s Cos. said today that its net earnings in the fourth quarter of 2010 rose 39 percent from the same quarter a year ago. For the quarter that ended Jan. 28, the Mooresville home improvement retailer recorded net earnings of $285 million, or ...Read More »
Two environmental groups are challenging a permit issued by the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources for the proposed $800 million Monroe Connector-Bypass east of Charlotte. The North Carolina Wildlife Federation and the Yadkin Riverkeeper said the state ...
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The JFG coffee sign will once again be a part of Charlotte’s landscape. On Monday, the Charlotte City Council approved placing the sign on top of the VBGB Beer Hall & Garden in the N.C. Music Factory Complex. The 40-year-old sign ...Read More »
A bidding war for two historic mills in Charlotte’s North Davidson Street area is now in its second round after three companies submitted upset bids Monday. Last week, The Community Builders Inc., a Washington, D.C.-based affordable-housing developer, put in a winning bid ...Read More »