North Carolina’s legislators returned to Raleigh on Wednesday, and contractors, real estate professionals and developers are watching to see what legislation may be considered that will make their work easier or more difficult, more lucrative or less profitable. Among issues ...Read More »
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The economic recovery of the last few years has enabled a construction boom around Charlotte, but both contractors and the county department that inspects their projects are finding some qualified workers hard to come by. Under the Mecklenburg County budget ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Dave Simpson gives good quote. That’s because before he became a Raleigh-based lobbyist for the Carolinas Association of General Contractors, he got good quote. He was, in other words, a reporter. But he wised up relatively early and ...
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CHARLOTTE – The writing has been on the yet-to-be-built wall for the last couple of years. After a tough time during the Great Recession, construction firms have returned to their feet and are rebuilding the business that was lost during ...
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CHARLOTTE – The Carolinas branch of the Associated General Contractors, an organization that represents contractors and construction-related firms in the Carolinas, has named its board of directors, division leaders and board of trustees for 2014. The officers will be installed ...
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CHARLOTTE – Between November 2012 and last month, North Carolina lost 2,500 construction jobs, placing it at 46th in the country in job growth, according to data provided by the Associated General Contractors of America. Despite losing 1.5 percent of ...Read More »