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Huntersville expands clustered-lot subdivision proposal to rural areas (access required)

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HUNTERSVILLE – The clustered residential subdivisions sought by developers and planners alike are being considered for much larger sections of the biggest Mecklenburg County municipality outside Charlotte. At its Feb. 3 meeting, the Huntersville Board of Commissioners voted to delay ...

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House flipping making a comeback (access required)

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House flipping is back in a big way. In 2013, the number of single-family homes that were purchased and then resold within six months in the Charlotte area reached 1,592 properties, according to a new report by RealtyTrac. Flipped homes ...

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Economist predicts bright future for Charlotte remodelers (access required)

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Some neighborhoods in the Charlotte residential market are primed for a make-over, according to an assessment given by an economist at Hanley Wood, a firm specializing in residential, commercial and construction data analysis. Jon Smoke told 160 industry professionals at ...

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For want of qualified workers (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – The writing has been on the yet-to-be-built wall for the last couple of years. After a tough time during the Great Recession, construction firms have returned to their feet and are rebuilding the business that was lost during ...

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Charlotte gains construction jobs in 2013, as N.C. drops workers (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – Between December 2012 and December 2013, the Charlotte metro area added more than 3,000 construction jobs, while North Carolina as a whole lost 3,700 jobs, according to a new report from the Associated General Contractors of America. In ...

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Broker facing license suspension for flipping activities (access required)

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The owner and broker-in-charge of two North Carolina real estate firms that specialized in appraising, listing and marketing bank-owned properties for a number of mortgage lenders has landed in hot water with the N.C. Real Estate Commission. Jason Cox, who ...

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Reframing Charlotte: A Challenge

Reframing Charlotte: A Challenge

Santa Fe has its Spanish Pueblo; coastal South Carolina its Lowcountry style and the Midwest its Prairie School. Florida has its room. Charlotte historically has been architecturally dominated by Craftsman Bungalow and Colonial Revival homes, but they weren’t created in, ...

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Cornelius sports complex could look elsewhere (access required)

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CORNELIUS – A recent death has thrown an ambitious plan for a large mixed-use sports complex and office building project into limbo. A proposal for the project has been filed with the town of Cornelius for the property near the ...

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Spectrum developing 177-unit Uptown apartment project (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – Spectrum Properties, a locally based developer, is getting set to start work on an apartment project called The Mint, a 177-unit community bound by Trade, Graham and Fourth streets, across Fourth from BB&T Ballpark. Jason Fish, Spectrum’s director ...

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