DAVIDSON – Two Charlotte commercial real-estate Goliaths are apparently smitten with little Davidson. With a one-two punch of projects, the commercial developers, among Charlotte’s most prestigious, want in on Davidson’s “College Town, Lake Town, Your Town” action. Childress Klein Properties ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – While the housing market continues to recover, many homeowners associations are still feeling the consequences of the recession. Foreclosures are down, though there were still 2,328 bank-owned homes in the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord metro area in September, according to RealtyTrac, ...
Tagged with: association dues Community Management Association Derek Greene foreclosed homes Homeowners Association of North Carolina Horack Talley Jim Laumann Jim Slaughter Mike Hunter Nathan Batts North Carolina Bankers Association RealtyTrac Rossabi Black SlaughterRead More »
CHARLOTTE – The words “outlet mall” bring to mind the towns of Mebane and Gaffney, S.C., where the sprawling shopping complexes hunker on busy interstates, enticing travelers to stop in and drop some coin. The Charlotte Premium Outlets, which are ...
Tagged with: Cardinal Real Estate Partners Charlotte Premium Outlets Childress Klein Properties Chris Thomas Darrell Palasciano John Culbertson residential development Simon Property Group Steele Creek Tanger Factory Outlet Centers The Shopping Center GroupRead More »
MECKLENBURG COUNTY – Matthews and Cornelius have made it to the top of a list of best American suburbs, according to Movoto’s Real Estate research, ranking Nos. 7 and 8 respectively. Using census and U.S. Department of Labor information, Movoto ...Read More »
HUNTERSVILLE – An “enterprise center” that would be a key component of a plan to revitalize the ramshackle trailer-park neighborhood of Huntington Green has run into opposition from a handful of the residents the nonprofit behind the project hopes to ...Read More »
Sorry, “Homeland” fans, your chance to own a piece of the hit Showtime show has passed. The SouthPark home of the fictional U.S. Marine and Congressman Nicholas Brody and his family has just sold for $405,000 – $10,100 over asking. ...Read More »
GRIER HEIGHTS – Elizabeth Heights, the affordable new neighborhood within this historically black neighborhood that is trying to free itself of a bad rep, is off to a ripsaw-roaring start toward its 36-house urban revitalization goal. Four of the first ...
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CORNELIUS – The town of Cornelius might be ready to switch rather than fight. The town’s elected Board of Commissioners and appointed Planning Board, operating under a land-use plan that dates all the way back to 1996 and a zoning ...
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While the Charlotte real estate market remains affordable relative to many other U.S. markets, there is growing evidence that many middle class, professional families cannot afford to buy a home.
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For a portion of the Indian Trail Town Council meeting Tuesday night, it seemed like a sanctioned parade for the proposed Monroe Bypass. Officials from state, county and local organizations raved about how the 19.7-mile toll road that would run from Stallings to Marshville would boost economic viability on U.S. Highway 74. They made a good case for the bypass, spouting facts about long commute times, heavy tractor-trailer use and how local businesses would benefit. But the opposition to the scrutinized bypass proposal wasn’t invited to speak at the council meeting, making the job easier.
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