Despite a major loss at the North Carolina Court of Appeals and mounting pressure from the legislature to scrap the Map Act, the state Department of Transportation is not reversing course. The DOT on March 24 urged the state Supreme ...Read More »
A ruling from a federal judge last week granting summary judgment to two conservation groups in their lawsuit against the N.C. Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration could potentially dead-end the proposed $900-million Garden Parkway toll road project. ...Read More »
MARVIN – The Village Council and members of its Planning Board spent several hours Saturday discussing its process for reviewing commercial development proposals, as it begins tackling another application following criticism from an unsuccessful developer that the process was unfair. ...Read More »
A group of Republican state lawmakers are pushing legislation that would repeal the Map Act, a unique and controversial law that saves the state money on road projects but which opponents say devastates communities and causes homeowners heartache. “I wanted ...Read More »
Developers are tapping into the 76 million-strong baby boomer market, with active-adult construction taking off over the last couple of years. Sparked by pent-up demand, a mini-revolution in senior housing is occurring as a generation of nonconformists seeks a lifestyle ...
Tagged with: active adult communities baby boomer housing Courtyards at Kinnamon Epcon Communities Jacque Petroulakis National Association of Home Builders Pam Simms Paul Emrath PulteGroup Inc. Sun City Carolina Lakes The Villages at Oak TreeRead More »
CHARLOTTE – The American Institute of Architects Charlotte Chapter held its 2015 Design Awards Gala on Thursday night at the Foundation for the Carolinas headquarters on North Tryon Street in uptown. The following received the chapter’s Service Awards: J. Richard ...Read More »
RALEIGH – North Carolina municipal residents could no longer have access to a formal process that makes it harder for city councils to pass zoning changes in legislation approved Thursday by a House committee. The legislation supported by home-building and development ...Read More »
INDIAN LAND, S.C. – RedStone, a 40-acre retail development planned for U.S. Highway 521 in Lancaster County, has named its first tenant: a 58,000-square-foot, 14-screen Stone Theatres multiplex. At build-out, RedStone will include as much as 225,000 square feet of ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County and the Charlotte metro area saw mixed results in a survey of scheduled auctions and bank repossessions on foreclosed properties last month, according to real estate information and analytics provider RealtyTrac. Bank repossessions in the county dropped 58 ...
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CHARLOTTE – Affordable housing in the Cherry neighborhood got a boost this week after the City Council approved rezoning petitions for the area. The council also approved a commercial project, deferred a decision on an office building and multifamily development ...Read More »