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 »
As part of the U.S. government’s two-year education campaign, which began in April, to reduce deaths and injuries from falls on construction jobs, every construction-related death from falling is noted to followers with a tweet.Read More »
GCI is looking to build about 250 apartments on the site next to Providence Pointe and has asked the city to rezone the property from “MX-2 mixed-use” to “UR-2 urban residential conditional” so the company can get started on its project. Opponents, though, say they are worried about, among other things, the project bringing more traffic to the area.Read More »
"We’ve built around 30 of these, and in today’s market it’s certainly a project that we are looking forward to," Scott Dawson, owner of Engineered Construction Co., said.Read More »