CHARLOTTE – Six months later, the word “interim” comes off Shad Spencer’s title. Spencer, 41, and a familiar face to those who have regular dealings with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department, has officially had this convoluted title added to his name: ...Read More »
Permits and Contracts
CHARLOTTE – For the past several years, the city turned a blind eye to some restaurants that operate illegally. But it now has plans to bring them into compliance, and will hold a community meeting March 4 in order to ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The Bissell Cos. has received engineering approval for property on which it has announced plans to build an 11-story office tower, leaving only one step remaining before the company would be allowed to start construction. Bissell, the local ...Read More »
A panhandle apart: The needs of northern Lancaster County’s bedroom community differ from the rural rest
INDIAN LAND – Two homeowners in the state-line straddling Bridgehampton subdivision dialed 911 to report a prowler. Sirens wailing, five Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department cars converged on the home of one of the callers within minutes. A quarter of an hour ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – In the latest round of rezoning petitions submitted to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department, just about the entire menu of living quarters have been proposed. Developers are looking to add apartments, single-family homes, a community for senior citizens and ...
Tagged with: Affordable Housing Group of North Carolina apartment project Charlotte city council Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department Golden Triangle #2 Kyle Short Lat Purser & Associates Levine Properties Metropolitan rezoning The Drakeford Group Wilkison PartnersRead More »
CHARLOTTE – In the latest round of city rezoning requests, the majority of petitioners aren’t actually asking for a rezoning, just site plan amendments that would allow the developers to change the layout or configuration of land that was previously ...
Tagged with: Abigail Jennings Ballantyne Charlotte city council Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department Edgeline Residential LLC Pioneer Springs Community School Stonehunt LLC Tammie Keplinger Toringdon Trinity Capital AdvisorsRead More »
Like nails out of its own coffin, the Charlotte region’s residential construction industry pulled nearly 9,500 building permits in 2013, rising from the ashes like a phoenix with a tool belt and hammering out its best year since the housing ...
Tagged with: bill saint building permits Case-Shiller Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill metro area Classica Homes CoreLogic D.R. Horton Hanley Wood Home Builders Association of Charlotte M/I Homes Market Opportunity Research Enterprises Mecklenburg County Code Enfocement metrostudy Publix PUlteGroup's Del Webb division RealtyTrac single-family residential construciton Sun City Carolina Lakes U.S. Census BureauRead More »
CHARLOTTE – Steve Gentry is a broker for Charlotte-based Piedmont Properties, but occasionally he steps away from the company to strike a deal as a solo developer. Recently he did just that and developed a 10,000-square-foot warehouse-type building in north ...
Tagged with: building permit fees Charlotte Land Development Department Christine Darges David Weekly Jim Bartl Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement Milton Silver Nan Peterson Patrick Granson Piedmont Properties Scott Hensley Silver Investments Ltd. Steve GentryRead More »
It seems like just weeks ago we were putting out our ’13 to watch in 2013’ series, previewing the area’s development for this outgoing year. But, alas, 2013 has come and gone, and 2014 is knocking on the door. But ...Read More »
MATTHEWS – As Christmas approaches, attention naturally turns to evergreens, be they natural or fake. This year in Matthews, some of that attention has been diverted to one particular proposed fake pine, and it wouldn’t be in the corner of ...
Tagged with: Berkeley Group LLC cellular tower Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools community meeting Wireless 101 Elizabeth Lane Elementary School James Hunter Matthews Matthews Town Board Planning Director Kathi Ingrish protestRead More »