Some 150 people from the Charlotte-area business community attended The Mecklenburg Times’ “Future Charlotte – Building a Vision” inaugural breakfast forum at Byron’s South End on Wednesday morning. The event, sponsored by CREW Charlotte, featured a panel of community leaders ...Read More »
The N.C. Department of Transportation briefed the Charlotte City Council this week on plans to widen Interstate 77 with toll lanes in Mecklenburg and Iredell counties, and put a price tag on project-related “bonus funds” the state is slated to ...Read More »
MOORESVILLE – Emotions ran high during a public hearing at a Board of Commissioners meeting Monday, with Mayor Miles Atkins asking a police officer to remove one unruly resident and Ward 2 Commissioner Thurman Houston chastising the crowd for disrespectful ...
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One percent of homes with mortgages in the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia metro region were facing foreclosure in August. That’s a small decrease from July, when 1.01 percent faced foreclosure, but a 0.8 percentage point decrease from August 2013. North Carolina’s foreclosure rate ...Read More »
A construction worker’s recent traumatic injuries while working at a SouthPark apartment site highlight just how dangerous working in the field can be. The 796 fatalities last year in construction accounted for the highest number of deadly working injuries of ...Read More »
The elderly population in Mecklenburg County is set to explode over the next 25 years and beyond, bringing with it a host of new challenges to affordable housing, infrastructure and already overtaxed social services. Indeed, the county outpaces projected national ...
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Kurosh Mehr of Charlotte was found guilty Wednesday by a federal jury for his role in a massive mortgage fraud conspiracy that has so far ensnared 91 defendants, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Charlotte. Mehr, 53, was charged ...Read More »
The Charlotte metro region ranks 425thout of 586 U.S. counties for buying residential rental properties, according to RealtyTrac’s Q3 2014 Residential Property Rental Report. RealtyTrac’s analysis found that investors buying U.S. residential property in the third quarter receive an average ...Read More »
A house on the outskirts of Charlotte along Lake Wylie is offering nearly 9,000 square feet of famously designed, Hollywood-utilized concrete for just under $1 million. Although hidden by trees and surrounded by lake-side newcomers who have built houses along ...Read More »