After 14 years in the making, a planned uptown transit center still hasn't quite left the station.
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Is the Charlotte housing bust history? It just might be true, according to a detailed, day-by-day Mecklenburg Times analysis of five years’ worth of public records.Read More »
Since 2001, Charlotte-based Regent Homes has been building homes in Catawba River Plantation. The community is near the U.S. National Whitewater Center, a city of Charlotte-funded project that opened in 2006. Designed for thrill-seekers and outdoor-lovers, the center features rafting and zip lines, among other attractions.Read More »
For a developer of student housing, the numbers are encouraging. "Student housing is definitely a burgeoning and emerging successful business model," said Ken Szymanski, executive director of the Greater Charlotte Apartment Association. "The bottom line is it is profitable for the developers."Read More »
Developer Roy Goode wants to put up an apartment building in Midtown, and he is convinced it must be taller than 40 feet to be profitable. But Kent Main, planning coordinator with the Planning Department, said a taller building won’t be possible under the city’s plan of turning the area into a pedestrian paradise.Read More »
No matter how hard they squint at traditional building plans, the Mecklenburg County code inspectors are bound to miss something. The problems often don’t show up until the inspector walks through after construction is finished. Jim Bartl says he thinks there is a better way.
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Liberty will tackle the risk of moving the Moore House to its new home on the edge of the Moore Road property, only a little more than 100 yards away. The company is responsible for everything: preparing the site, moving the house, and potentially most laborious, repairing any damages that result from the move.
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The city of Charlotte, which had been working on a set of design standards for homebuilders, put those plans on the backburner while waiting to see what would happen with SB 731. With the bill going nowhere in the recently ended session, city officials aren’t wasting any time.Read More »