The uptick in homebuilding activity comes as some homebuilders say Mecklenburg County’s code enforcement department is taking longer than builders would like to inspect projects and approve plans. Builders say the waits are costing them money.Read More »
The Charlotte City Council voted on, and approved, 13 rezoning requests last week. Here’s a look at each one.Read More »
Americans bought fewer homes in June than May, indicating the weak economy could make a modest housing recovery choppy.Read More »
An incentive designed to boost affordable housing in the city by allowing developers to increase the density of projects is expected to go before the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission for approval this year, the commission’s vice chairman said. But the incentive might not be enough, he said.Read More »
Home construction is making a long-awaited recovery that could help energize the U.S. economy. Builders are responding to interest from buyers attracted by cut-rate prices, record-low mortgage rates and rising rents, which have made a home purchase comparatively appealing.
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For the Democratic National Convention Committee, being given the keys to Time Warner Cable Arena this week is a bit like being entrusted with the keys to a parent’s car. The goal is to return it without a scratch.Read More »