The dark, tinted glass makes it impossible to see inside unless you press your face against the window. In response to a knock on the front door, a young man, sporting a mohawk and seated behind a glass partition in ...Read More »
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A Concord developer has come to a compromise with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department regarding the design of garages. Robert Burkett, president of J&B Development & Management, plans to build up to 73 single-family homes in Park South Station, a townhome ...
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Robert Burkett thought he’d build up to 73 single-family homes in Park South Station in south Charlotte. Burkett, president of Concord-based J&B Development & Management, had planned to sell the homes at a higher price point, with the hopes of ...
Tagged with: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department Collin Brown Daniel Clodfelter Home Builders Association of Charlotte Joe Padilla K&L Gates Laura Harmon Mark Baldwin Pulte Homes Real Estate & Building Industry Coalition Shad Spencer Stephen Rosenburgh Walter FieldsRead More »
Darrell Boyette’s cigar shop, Tinderbox, is in Overstreet Mall, a collection of stores inside some of uptown’s high-rise buildings. It’s Tinderbox’s smallest location, and Boyette, the general manager, sees 80 to 100 customers every day at the store, which he ...
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Drive-thru windows have become a part of the shopping landscape in Charlotte, as they have throughout the rest of the country. A growing population — according to the latest census data, Mecklenburg County has 919,628 residents, up 32.2 percent since ...Read More »
Steele Creek in southwest Charlotte is home to the largest industrial corridor in the Carolinas. This warehousing and manufacturing powerhouse has more than 20 million square feet of industrial space. It is the workplace of more than 44,000 employees. Easy ...Read More »
Despite support from neighbors for a 20-acre redevelopment plan for Monroe Road between Idlewild and Conference roads, the city’s zoning staff has recommended denial of a rezoning petition for the project. Roy Goode, of Goode Development Corp. and Goode Properties, ...Read More »
When it comes to lengthy and convoluted planning processes, the Independence Boulevard project is one of Charlotte’s most notorious examples. And it doesn’t look like things are going to improve any time soon. Multiple public agencies are involved in the ...
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The adoption of the Independence Boulevard area plan was stalled Tuesday when a committee of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission asked planners to consider making revisions. One of the main areas of concern was the number of transit stations along the ...Read More »