Massive sinkhole. That not only sounds vulgar – what you might call a hod carrier who accidentally dropped a cinder block on your foot, or an old-home renovation project gone way wrong – it also can be a pain in the pocketbook for a developer.Read More »
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The town of Cornelius planning department is a busy busy place these days, with four new proposed construction projects -- a bank building, a major expansion of an existing car dealership and two new housing developments -- on the books seeking town approval, according to town records.Read More »
For some in the Charlotte-area construction industry, which has been decimated by the Great Recession, spring has already arrived. The boom isn’t spread across the region. Rather, it can be found in University City, thanks to projects at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and University Research Park.Read More »
Construction, mining and logging employment in the Charlotte metropolitan area was down 40 percent in December from its previous December peak in 2006, the Associated General Contractors of America said this week. The area, which includes Gastonia and Rock Hill, ...
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For the first six days of 2012, Mecklenburg County building permit activity was lagging the same period in 2011. The county had issued 154 permits by Friday morning, down from 158 in the same period last year. The value of ...Read More »
It’s the time of year to make predictions about the rest of the year. But when it came to speculating on what Charlotte-area’s real estate market will be like in 2012, The Meck Times’ newsroom denizens said they were still recovering from the holidays and unable to make an educated guess.Read More »