HUNTERSVILLE – An “enterprise center” that would be a key component of a plan to revitalize the ramshackle trailer-park neighborhood of Huntington Green has run into opposition from a handful of the residents the nonprofit behind the project hopes to ...Read More »
Sorry, “Homeland” fans, your chance to own a piece of the hit Showtime show has passed. The SouthPark home of the fictional U.S. Marine and Congressman Nicholas Brody and his family has just sold for $405,000 – $10,100 over asking. ...Read More »
GRIER HEIGHTS – Elizabeth Heights, the affordable new neighborhood within this historically black neighborhood that is trying to free itself of a bad rep, is off to a ripsaw-roaring start toward its 36-house urban revitalization goal. Four of the first ...
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CORNELIUS – The town of Cornelius might be ready to switch rather than fight. The town’s elected Board of Commissioners and appointed Planning Board, operating under a land-use plan that dates all the way back to 1996 and a zoning ...
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While the Charlotte real estate market remains affordable relative to many other U.S. markets, there is growing evidence that many middle class, professional families cannot afford to buy a home.
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For a portion of the Indian Trail Town Council meeting Tuesday night, it seemed like a sanctioned parade for the proposed Monroe Bypass. Officials from state, county and local organizations raved about how the 19.7-mile toll road that would run from Stallings to Marshville would boost economic viability on U.S. Highway 74. They made a good case for the bypass, spouting facts about long commute times, heavy tractor-trailer use and how local businesses would benefit. But the opposition to the scrutinized bypass proposal wasn’t invited to speak at the council meeting, making the job easier.
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Employment in the national construction industry increased by 20,000 in September and the industry’s unemployment rate dropped to 8.5 percent, its lowest rate in six years, according to a report released this week by the Associated General Contractors of America. ...Read More »
DILWORTH – Crescent Communities, the Charlotte-based commercial developer, has started construction on the 296-unit Crescent Dilworth apartment project. Permits were issued for the project earlier this month, but construction started just this week on the $55 million apartment community, according ...
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Maryrose Hasrouni Masropian has had her provisional real estate license suspended for two years after failing to complete an ethics course as a stay to her suspension, according to the North Carolina Real Estate Commission.Read More »
Southern Apartment Group, a locally based multifamily developer, is a little busier this month and it has nothing to do with the apartment projects the company is working on across the city. Southern is moving its corporate headquarters to the FreeMore area of Charlotte, at 1435 W. Morehead St. in the Grinnell Water Works Building.Read More »