CHARLOTTE — In a visit to Charlotte, where local leaders say prosperity is linked to infrastructure investments, Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday reiterated the administration’s call to invest billions in highways, bridges and passenger rail service to promote long-term ...Read More »
The first legislative bill filed in the N.C. General Assembly’s 2015 session seeks to amend the state Constitution to clarify language on when private property can be taken by governmental bodies through eminent domain and to require just compensation and ...Read More »
Mayor Dan Clodfelter has an impressive resume. The 64-year-old Thomasville native attended Davidson College, where he was named a Rhodes Scholar, enabling him to head off to earn a second bachelor’s degree at Oxford University and, later, a law degree ...Read More »
President Barack Obama’s decision to weather a Republican backlash and reform immigration regulations could have a significant impact on the housing market. In allowing millions of undocumented residents to work legally and avoid the threat of deportation, Obama is opening ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County’s housing market is better off than it was two years ago, according to RealtyTrac’s 2014 Election Housing Scorecard. The report scored 1,547 U.S. county housing markets based on five factors: housing affordability, unemployment rates, foreclosure starts ...
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The Charlotte Regional Realtor Association on Sept. 18 hosted its annual Candidates Fish Fry, during which hundreds of professionals in real estate and related industries set up informational booths and mingle with candidates for state and local elections. The event ...Read More »
Where do we grow from here? Charlotte, Raleigh expected to have nation’s fastest growth in coming years
Charlotte and Raleigh are poised to grow faster than any other large urban areas in the country over the next fifteen years. In fact, Charlotte’s population is projected to grow by 71 percent from 2010 to 2030, according to a ...
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RALEIGH – The N.C. Legislature has slowed the momentum of a bill that would prevent property owners from having the ability to force supermajority votes on rezoning petitions. But N.C. Senate Bill 493 could be back on the floor of ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – GoodSports Enterprises, a sports-complex developer out of Sarasota, Fla., later this month plans to submit to the city a request to rezone the land around Bojangles Coliseum to allow a $76.7 million amateur sports complex. In a presentation ...Read More »