Towns around Charlotte and the state would have to reassess development ordinances and design standards for single-family housing should a bill passed by the legislature this week become law. The N.C. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed Senate Bill 25, ...Read More »
ROCK HILL — City officials and community leaders continue exploring viable transportation options for the city’s Knowledge Park project ahead of a York County Council decision that will determine some of the project’s funding. The Knowledge Park Leadership Group, a ...
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N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory drove through a ribbon commemorating the completion of the Interstate 485 outer loop in northeast Charlotte on Friday. During a speech, McCrory thanked local officials and community members for their work on and support of the ...Read More »
Renewed activity has boosted the outlook for Charlotte’s uptown office market this year, a welcome change from the doldrums experienced in the fourth quarter of 2014. Corporate demand for space has caused the vacancy rate to drop, new capacity is ...Read More »
Five people were sentenced last week for their roles in fraudulently acquiring bank loans to support a failing luxury home and golf course development in Henderson County. The five included two Seven Falls Golf and River Club investors, and the ...Read More »
CORNELIUS — The town’s Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to adopt a resolution asking that the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Interstate 77 toll-road contract with a Spanish developer be terminated immediately. The board also requested that the heavily trafficked ...
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Development service fees are still set to increase in fiscal year 2016, but the City Council recently indicated they favor a lesser increase on five fee hikes than was proposed by City Manager Ron Carlee several weeks ago. Carlee proposed ...Read More »
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission says it will provide city officials with recommended revisions to the city’s zoning ordinance in an effort to raise the bar on ensuring high-quality development. That means coordinating zoning policies with the city’s transit station area ...Read More »
RALEIGH — A 1950s two-bedroom home in a neighborhood just outside downtown may not seem special at first glance, but this North Carolina house has just been placed on the National Register of Historic Places as a superb example of midcentury ...Read More »
Toby Hunter, 39, of Fort Mill, South Carolina, has been sentenced to nine years in prison and ordered to pay more than $8 million in restitution for his role in a massive investment fraud conspiracy, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced. ...Read More »