Rising sales prices and interest rates for mortgages made the purchase of a single-family home more expensive in August 2013, according to new research from the National Association of Realtors.Read More »
Tony Brown Jr., a broker and owner of Realty World Genesis in Charlotte, was found guilty of fraud and must pay three California firefighters $667,350 each, a federal bankruptcy judge has ruled.Read More »
Monroe Bypass divides Union County communities: DOT suspends work but continues payments to contractors, including one facing unrelated felony charges
State and federal transportation officials are putting the final touches on a second draft environmental report on the proposed Monroe Bypass, as nearby towns debate the project’s merits. Meanwhile, a lead bypass construction contractor continues to collect payments even though all work on the project has been suspended – and even as the company and four of its employees face federal fraud charges not related to the bypass work.
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DAVIDSON – One minute before midnight, after five hours of sworn testimony, the Davidson Board of Adjustment on Monday night made a split decision to uphold a ruling by the town’s planning department to allow an alternative, environmentally conscious school ...Read More »
Showcase Realty is growing. Named the 16th fastest growing company in Charlotte by the Charlotte Business Journal in November 2012, the boutique real estate company has hired five new staff members and three new sales agents.Read More »
Rooftops+Recovery+Recent Hospital Expansion=Commercial Real Estate Revival. That appears to be formula at work in The Park-Huntersville – and its joined-at-the hip spin-off, the Gilead Center – where seven new construction projects are underway or in the pipeline.
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Some Charlotte homeowners will soon start receiving corrected 2011 property tax evaluations as a county-hired appraiser just completed a first batch of revaluations in Myers Park. The completed revaluations by Pearson’s Appraisal Service of 247 parcels were approved by Mecklenburg County Commissioners on Tuesday.Read More »
Louise Cotton Mill, now known around town as Hawthorne Mill, is one of several old textile factories that serve as a historic reminder of what became known as Charlotte’s first true industry in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. But the redevelopment of Hawthorne Mill differs from new multifamily development in that developers can’t just come in and put up projects as they wish. There are strict guidelines governing historic properties that don’t apply to new projects.Read More »
While the federal government shutdown is not having a direct impact on Charlotte businesses, it is creating uncertainty in the business community, according to panelists at The Mecklenburg Times Women’s Business Breakfast Forum. “With the shutdown and debate about the debt ceiling, people are waiting to make decisions,” said Natalie Haskins English, senior vice president of public policy for the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce.
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