Balfour Beatty is working on a $1.5 million, 19,085-square-foot project in the Bank of America Corporate Center for New York State-based Marsh & McLennan Cos., according to the Mecklenburg County building permits database.
Late last month, the Charlotte office of Dallas-based Balfour Beatty started roughly $1 million in cosmetic and repair work at the Uptown entertainment complex that was mired in bankruptcy proceedings until a judge in March OK’d a liquidation plan that transferred EpiCentre ownership to Blue Air 2010.
Ronald Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University, is a man with a mission: to transform the 145-year-old historically black college into “Charlotte’s premier independent urban university.” The metamorphosis extends beyond the academic; it’s about bricks and mortar, too.
The April 15 groundbreaking for the new Mosaic Village complex on Charlotte’s west side was a festive affair with a marching band, marquee tent and business and political leaders galore — and an unofficial job fair for Charlotte’s minority contractors. The $16 million student housing, retail and parking project, on land owned by local automotive [...]