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County approves funding for Electrolux expansion (access required)

CHARLOTTE – About a week after the Charlotte City Council gave its stamp of approval – and more than $2 million – for Electrolux to expand its North American headquarters in the University Area, the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners ...

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City Council puts $12M toward Phase 2 of streetcar (access required)

CHARLOTTE – The contentious streetcar project, which Mayor Patrick Cannon said has now been in front of four mayors, last night got a boost when the City Council approved spending $12 million to advance the design of the $126 million ...

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UPDATED: Affordable housing project opponents weigh appeal (access required)

CHARLOTTE – South Charlotte residents who live near land recently rezoned to allow an affordable housing project have been clear in their dissatisfaction with the City Council’s decision. The group, led by neighbor Mike Kelley and Kristen Priganc, principal of ...

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Rezoning Roundup: Trinity asking for approval of hotel, retail change in Toringdon (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – In the latest round of city rezoning requests, the majority of petitioners aren’t actually asking for a rezoning, just site plan amendments that would allow the developers to change the layout or configuration of land that was previously ...

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All but two zoning requests approved (access required)

CHARLOTTE – What began as a standing-room-only City Council meeting full of heated whispering ended with the Council making several important rezoning decisions in front of a considerably smaller crowd. The biggest issue on the agenda was the rezoning of ...

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Success may pave way for more housing (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – Many people left Tuesday’s City Council meeting carrying with them heavy adjectives. Some were disappointed, others were shocked and a few were incensed. The majority of those people were from south Charlotte, and their emotions were brought on ...

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City Council approves affordable housing project in south Charlotte (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – The City Council on Tuesday approved by a 9-2 vote a controversial south Charlotte rezoning that will allow the construction of workforce housing in a neighborhood that largely opposed the proposal. Mayor Patrick Cannon provided the ninth — ...

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Charlotte OKs spending $3.6 million for piece of proposed sports complex (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte City Council on Monday night approved spending $3.6 million from the city’s community investment plan budget for a 6.84-acre site near Bojangles Coliseum that would be a slice of a larger amateur sports complex planned for ...

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Commercial Confidential: Forestar’s East Morehead apartments (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – Up until a few months ago, one of the more recognizable intersections in the esteemed Dilworth neighborhood – Morehead Street and Kenilworth Avenue – was notable mainly for its row of abandoned office buildings, the most obvious being ...

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Public hearings on 17 rezoning petitions set for Feb. 17 (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte City Council will have a busy meeting Feb. 17, when it is set to hold public hearings on 17 rezoning petitions. In the latest round of rezoning requests, petitions were submitted for a variety of uses, ...

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