John Crosland Jr., who grew his father’s business and became one of the Charlotte area’s most prolific and charitable residential and commercial developers, died Aug. 2 at age 86 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Crosland, who was inducted ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — The percentage of seriously underwater homes in the metro area remains well below the national average, according to an analysis by RealtyTrac. Some 7.7 percent of mortgaged homes in the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia region had a loan-to-value ratio of 125 ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — The City Council has approved spending millions of dollars in support of sports-related venues, including up to $600,000 for the NBA All-Star Game in early 2017. The council, meeting Monday evening, also approved releasing additional funds to renovate ...
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North Carolina ranked 10th in the nation last month for annual percentage gains in construction employment, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. The sector added 11,900 jobs between June 2014 and June 2015 to reach 190,400 construction jobs ...Read More »
WILMINGTON – We were 34 miles from land with only black waves and stars in every direction. Atop the abandoned light house tower, wind stung our sunburned faces. The lights flickered, sharks prowled the water 85 feet below and Jim ...Read More »