When state Sen. Malcolm Graham looks at Charlotte’s northwest corridor, he sees the intersection near Johnson C. Smith University as the “Trade and Tryon” of that area. To Charlotte City Councilman James Mitchell, the area could become a “Little Georgetown,” ...Read More »
Charlotte is just weeks away from celebrating the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s first birthday May 11. But it remains to be seen whether the more than $190 million project is being hamstrung by the recession or is one of the ...Read More »
Like many Carolinian communities, Lancaster County has struggled thanks to a vanishing textile industry. When the Springs Industries textile mill moved to Brazil 14 months ago, taking its 3,500 manufacturing jobs with it, it was a huge blow, contributing to ...
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With Tuesday being the deadline to appeal Mecklenburg County’s new commercial property revaluation, Chuck Hicks, the county’s revaluation manager, is surprised his office hasn’t received more appeal notices. “I was expecting the volume to be heavier,” he said today. “But ...
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Just last year, Alma Kohuth’s neighbors found themselves regularly dumping asphalt into potholes that scarred the roads running by their Mooresville homes. The developer of Lake Hills Estates had gone out of business and the new developer had passed the ...Read More »
Searching for a place to build a technology-development center in 2009, Deutsche Bank AG considered various cities, including Charlotte, Raleigh and Maryland. Unfortunately for Charlotte, the Germany-based investment bank picked Cary, a town just outside Raleigh in Wake County. In ...
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At a March 21 public hearing in Charlotte on regulations thought to be hurting North Carolina businesses, Sen. Daniel Clodfelter wasn’t content with just listening. Clodfelter, a Democrat from Charlotte, was among seven state lawmakers on the North Carolina Joint ...Read More »
Alec Polites said it’s like hitting a man when he’s down. Having slashed rents to hang on to tenants in his struggling shopping center on East Independence Boulevard, he couldn’t believe his eyes when he received his 2011 revaluation from Mecklenburg ...Read More »
After a sluggish couple of years, the Charlotte-area hotel sector is starting to show signs of life. New projects are either in the works or have been completed recently, such as a 125-room Hampton Inn and Suites in Huntersville that ...
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Carletta Jackson wants to move back to the home that she was kicked out of. It happened in 2006, on Mother’s Day weekend. Jackson had just come home from work and was in the kitchen making food and cocktails for ...Read More »