CHARLOTTE – The city, which was set to close on the troubled Charlotte Inn property on April 30, is still negotiating with the property owner, and no new closing date has been set for the $1.46-million acquisition of the hotel at 2701 E. Independence Blvd. Bob Drayton, the asset management and special projects manager with [...]
CHARLOTTE — A Charlotte-based family trust and a Greater Boulder, Colo.-based investment firm want to put up a 63-unit town house development on a 3.07-acre parcel now divided into two lots in the Sedgewood neighborhood, at Randolph and Wendover roads. The lots, identified in planning documents as 3786 and 3800 Wendover Road, are separately owned by [...]
"All of these rules and regulations are well-intentioned, but it’s just gone too far -- despite my 'no' votes," Dulin said. "It’s added too much more costs to the costs of development, especially the tree ordinance and the post-development design guidelines."
Instead of houses, a stretch of Steele Creek Road in southwest Charlotte is expected to become home to a convenience store-size shopping center next to a larger shopping center.
CHARLOTTE — Developers of single-family subdivisions in the city limits now have incentives to add houses affordable for low-income families to their developments — creating mixed-income neighborhoods — and a similar incentive for multifamily development is in the works. At a zoning meeting Tuesday, the Charlotte City Council voted in favor of changing the language [...]
CHARLOTTE — After protest petitions were rescinded, the Charlotte City Council on Monday night voted 9-1 to approve a rezoning request for a proposed large apartment complex at Marvin and Johnston roads, allowing the project to move forward. The vote comes after Charlotte-based developer Childress Klein Properties revised its plans four times for the 281-unit [...]
CHARLOTTE – The North Carolina Department of Transportation is planning to spend $27 million on four railroad improvement projects for the Charlotte area over the next four years. City Council members received an update on the projects as part of their Oct. 8 meeting. The funds are being provided by grants from the American Recovery [...]
CHARLOTTE – New neighborhoods built in some of Charlotte’s traditionally upscale areas could see an influx of affordable housing if two text amendments are approved by City Council. The amendments were drafted by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Planning Department to offer density incentives to builders who include a certain amount of affordable housing in building new [...]
As population grows in the Charlotte region, the Mecklenburg Union Municipal Planning Organization, a multicounty transportation- planning group, is expanding its boundaries.
"I’m not going to let [the film studio deal] fall apart. I am determined to get this done. It may take years, but I want people to understand that I’m relentless. We’re going to do it. It’s going to cost money …but that’s the only way things are going to work."