Historic Charlotte presented preservation awards to several local residential and commercial properties at its 14th Annual Blast for the Past event at Oct. 15 at the Charlotte Museum of History. Winning projects were based on several factors, including the property’s ...Read More »
Charlotte area foreclosures were up in the third quarter compared to the second quarter – as well as the third quarter of 2013, according to RealtyTrac. In monthly comparisons, the number of homes in some stage of foreclosure was down ...Read More »
Hilton Worldwide announced a new hotel brand on Oct. 15 called Canopy, and one of the first 11 of these hotels will be in Charlotte. Levine Properties will be Hilton’s local partner for the project, and the hotel will be ...Read More »
Eyes on the sky: N.C. policymakers ready to capitalize on the economic potential of commercial drone use
Some people hear the word “drone” and imagine militarized aircraft on combat operations too risky for human involvement. Others see dollar signs. In hopes of encouraging the latter, the North Carolina General Assembly recently approved new regulations regarding drone use. ...Read More »
North Carolina’s Revenue Laws Study Committee discussed the issue of construction worker misclassification at its meeting Tuesday morning to address the potentially hundreds of millions of dollars in tax money that the state is losing because workers are classified as ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County’s housing market is better off than it was two years ago, according to RealtyTrac’s 2014 Election Housing Scorecard. The report scored 1,547 U.S. county housing markets based on five factors: housing affordability, unemployment rates, foreclosure starts ...
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The U.S. Attorney’s office on Tuesday withdrew its claim against the home of the president of Boggs Paving Inc. after attorneys for Carl Andrew “Drew” Boggs III objected. His attorneys asserted that the $2.2 million Waxhaw home was not paid ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was sentenced to 44 months in prison Tuesday, despite a recommendation for a more lenient sentence by the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Chief U.S. District Judge Frank Whitney, when he levied the sentence, cited ...
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CHARLOTTE — A North Carolina judge said Monday that the city — not a commission created by GOP lawmakers — will run one of the nation’s busiest airports while both sides wait for a federal agency’s ruling on the issue. ...Read More »
Tension between York County residents and Canadian developer Mattamy Homes has increased since the County Council proposed an amendment to the county’s Lake Wylie Overlay ordinance in early September. Residents brought up the possibility of a graveyard blocking construction. The ...Read More »