Tag Archives: development

Huntersville delays two development decisions in rancorous meeting (access required)

This map shows the area of southeast Huntersville being studied for the town’s new Eastfield Road Small Area Plan. Map courtesy of the town of Huntersville

HUNTERSVILLE – Growth and aging. The town of Huntersville – the fastest-growing municipality in the state, and one of the fastest in the country – is grappling with both as it plans for its future. Although nothing was decided on ...

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Developers read the signs: Available land, I-485 lure activity to Mint Hill (access required)

Look at the signs on roads with names like Lawyers, Idlewild, Matthews-Mint Hill, Lebanon, Margaret Wallace, wending their way through bucolic, small-town America 15 minutes from the big city, and the signs are pretty clear: Mint Hill is available, baby. A-vail-a-ble.

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DISTRICT 7: Charlotte City Council candidates talk about development (access required)

The four candidates to replace District 7 Charlotte City Councilman Warren Cooksey are a financial planner, an economist with impressive academic bona fides, a sales consultant in workplace safety, and an outspoken Tea Party organizer. Here's what they have to say about development in the development rich district, which includes Ballantyne and other areas of southernmost Charlotte.

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M/I Homes buys yet more Cabarrus County land, announces another new subdivision (access required)

M/I Homes Charlotte is on a self-developing rampage. The local division of the Columbus, Ohio-based homebuilding giant just closed on a deal to purchase 225 acres of raw land in Harrisburg to develop and build a 297-home subdivision named Blume, according to Tamara Lynch, M/I Charlotte vice president for sales and marketing.

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ODC: On developing Charlotte (access required)

A crew for ODC, a Florida-based shell builder, lays a foundation on a home on Lake Down in Florida. ODC has opened a Charlotte office and plans to
begin projects here soon. Photo courtesy of ODC Construction

CHARLOTTE – Economics professors often use the pie analogy when explaining the concept of markets. You’ve heard it. The more competition in an individual market, the smaller the slice of pie each competitor is able to take. But Isaac Lidsky, CEO ...

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