Hilton Worldwide announced a new hotel brand on Oct. 15 called Canopy, and one of the first 11 of these hotels will be in Charlotte. Levine Properties will be Hilton’s local partner for the project, and the hotel will be ...Read More »
Eyes on the sky: N.C. policymakers ready to capitalize on the economic potential of commercial drone use
Some people hear the word “drone” and imagine militarized aircraft on combat operations too risky for human involvement. Others see dollar signs. In hopes of encouraging the latter, the North Carolina General Assembly recently approved new regulations regarding drone use. ...Read More »
North Carolina’s Revenue Laws Study Committee discussed the issue of construction worker misclassification at its meeting Tuesday morning to address the potentially hundreds of millions of dollars in tax money that the state is losing because workers are classified as ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County’s housing market is better off than it was two years ago, according to RealtyTrac’s 2014 Election Housing Scorecard. The report scored 1,547 U.S. county housing markets based on five factors: housing affordability, unemployment rates, foreclosure starts ...
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The U.S. Attorney’s office on Tues-day withdrew its claim against the home of the president of Boggs Paving Inc. after attorneys for Carl Andrew “Drew” Boggs III objected. His attorneys asserted that the $2.2 million Waxhaw home was not paid ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was sentenced to 44 months in prison Tuesday, despite a recommendation for a more lenient sentence by the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Chief U.S. District Judge Frank Whitney, when he levied the sentence, cited ...
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CHARLOTTE — A North Carolina judge said Monday that the city — not a commission created by GOP lawmakers — will run one of the nation’s busiest airports while both sides wait for a federal agency’s ruling on the issue. ...Read More »
Tension between York County residents and Canadian developer Mattamy Homes has increased since the County Council proposed an amendment to the county’s Lake Wylie Overlay ordinance in early September. Residents brought up the possibility of a graveyard blocking construction. The ...Read More »
Lake Wylie residents raised concerns Monday that a slave burial ground may be present on the land that Mattamy Homes wants to develop for single-family homes. Matt Burton, whose family has lived along Lake Wylie for several generations, said at ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Preliminary September pending home sales in the Charlotte region increased to 3,272 contracts, up 28.4 percent from 2,549 in September 2013, according to data released Tuesday by the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association. “With home sales slowing across the ...Read More »