SOUTH END – Despite the developer’s website saying construction started this time last year, demolition crews have just begun tearing down the Simpson’s Lighting building, at Carson Street and South Boulevard in South End. Once the old brick-and-mortar building is ...Read More »
RALEIGH - For years North Carolina has ranked as one of the top places for business. Forbes ranked the state fourth in September based on the cost of doing business here, the quality of its labor force and its regulatory ...
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CHARLOTTE – Lawyers for the federal government and for two Union County road construction contractors indicted on 29 federal fraud counts have jointly asked a judge to delay the trial until September 2014, citing scheduling conflicts and the complexity of ...
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SOUTH CHARLOTTE – The city of Charlotte will hold a community meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday to gather neighborhood input on a proposed $200 million mixed-used development on 90 acres of the largest patch of undeveloped land anywhere in or ...Read More »
INDIAN TRAIL – Business is booming, according to Michael DiFabion, owner of DiFabion Remodeling in Indian Trail. Starting at the beginning of this year, DiFabion, a certified home remodeler, said the phones have been ringing off the hook as people ...Read More »
As the housing market continues to recover, tough mortgage requirements are preventing some buyers from entering the market, according to a new survey by the National Association of Realtors. In its annual profile of homebuyers and sellers, the association found ...Read More »
HUNTERSVILLE – Growth and aging. The town of Huntersville – the fastest-growing municipality in the state, and one of the fastest in the country – is grappling with both as it plans for its future. Although nothing was decided on ...
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CORNELIUS – An independent consultant’s report forecasts that the town of Cornelius would save resources and money and would grow in population more conservatively if the town adopts a proposed new land-use plan to replace the 17-year-old one now in ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Campus Crest in 2004 didn’t own and hadn’t built a single residential bed. Nine years later, the Charlotte-based student housing developer is approaching 50,000 beds in 87 student-specific apartment communities, spread across 25 states. The company is also ...
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CHARLOTTE – Richard Schwartz, the president of RentPurchase.com and Calloway Homes Inc., has voluntarily surrendered his real estate license, according to the N.C. Real Estate Commission. Adam Stallings, chief deputy legal counsel at the commission, said the surrender was permanent ...Read More »