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Huntersville delays two development decisions in rancorous meeting (access required)

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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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Consultant: New Cornelius land-use plan saves money, regulates growth (access required)

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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 ...

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Riding the Crest: Student housing developer has found a way to grow while keeping costs low (access required)

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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 real estate agent surrenders his license (access required)

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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 ...

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Cornelius board goes back and forth on subdivision (access required)

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CORNELIUS – The town of Cornelius Planning Board on Wednesday took three very confusing votes on the long-embattled Barnhardt single-family subdivision plan. First the appointed Planning Board on Wednesday night voted to recommend that the town’s elected Board of Commissioners ...

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Coming Monday: Epcon Communities vs. Huntersville (access required)

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HUNTERSVILLE – The Huntersville town planning staff report released Wednesday on a proposed single-family senior-living subdivision pretty much says: “No way.” Repeatedly. For eight pages. The block lengths don’t work with the lot sizes, the front-loading garages are not recessed ...

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Not your mother’s in-law suite (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – Ron Harmon was looking for something special in his next home, the ability to accommodate his elderly mother-in-law and his autistic daughter independently yet safely under one roof. The 64-year-old director of purchasing for the city of Bradenton, ...

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Elizabeth Heights program receives Wells Fargo grant (access required)

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GRIER HEIGHTS – Wells Fargo & Co. on Monday gave $100,000 to a Charlotte nonprofit to help revitalize this historically black neighborhood near where East 7th Street becomes Monroe Road. CrossRoads Corp. for Affordable Housing and Community Development is one ...

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