It wasn’t an ideal situation for Southern hospitality. Tom Eisele was trying to entertain guests one Sunday afternoon last October at his waterfront home in Tega Cay. But instead of enjoying the beauty of Lake Wylie, his guests were watching ...Read More »
(Part one of a five-part occasional series on the top cities Charlotte competes with) Shortly after moving to Charlotte in 1993, Mark Vitner was talking to a female friend when he mentioned that he was originally from Atlanta and had ...Read More »
Union County knows what growing pains are. In the past 10 years, the population of Mecklenburg County’s neighbor to the southeast has exploded 62 percent, rising from 123,677 residents in 2000 to 201,292 in 2010. It’s the largest percentage increase ...
Tagged with: Edward Goscicki Jerry Simpson Luan Ingram Maurice Ewing Monroe Connector-Bypass North Carolina Cooperative Extension North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources Richard Melton Russell Zavatsky Union County Board of County Commissioners Union County Partnership for Progress Zar HomesRead More »
Stephan Askew would like to get his hands on a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools building. The founder of The Q Foundation, which offers services for at-risk children, including tutoring and mentoring programs, Askew said his organization resides in a small office off ...Read More »
Retail properties in Mecklenburg County are likely to see the biggest increase in values based on preliminary data for the county’s 2011 revaluation, Chuck Hicks, the county’s revaluation manager, said today. Overall, the impact on commercial values will be mixed, ...Read More »
Piedmont Row was built in 2006 in Charlotte’s SouthPark area. The condominium project is part of Piedmont Town Center, a trendy mixed-use development on Carnegie Boulevard that also features stores and restaurants. The condos are known for being energy efficient, ...Read More »
Dale Mullennix hopes to break ground this month on a real estate project that is a rarity in Charlotte. It will be an apartment building designed to house the most vulnerable homeless people in the city. The project, Moore Place, ...Read More »
Nine months after the Charlotte Housing Authority won a $20.9 million HOPE VI federal grant last summer to redevelop one of the city’s oldest public housing projects, the demolition of Boulevard Gardens is nearly complete. Plans for the redevelopment, dubbed ...
Tagged with: Boulevard Gardens Boulevard Homes Charlotte Housing Authority Chris Squier Connie Helmlinger Crosland Inc. Deborah Clark Jennifer Gallman North Carolina Housing Finance Agency Pam Wideman Roger Lewis U.S. Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentRead More »
In Mecklenburg County, developers and builders feel like a row of dominoes is about to come crashing down on them. They say the cumulative effect of new ordinances is going to put a serious hurting on commercial and residential development ...
Tagged with: Beacon Partners Brian Pace Charlotte Department of Transportation Daryl Hammock Environmental Protection Agency Frank Warren Jim Merrifield Jon Morris Karla Knotts Knotts Builders Merrifield Partners Mike Davis Pace Development Group Pearson Land Corp. Tom Pearson Urban Street Design Guidelines Warren AssociatesRead More »