The uptick in homebuilding activity comes as some homebuilders say Mecklenburg County’s code enforcement department is taking longer than builders would like to inspect projects and approve plans. Builders say the waits are costing them money.Read More »
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The city of Charlotte, which had been working on a set of design standards for homebuilders, put those plans on the backburner while waiting to see what would happen with SB 731. With the bill going nowhere in the recently ended session, city officials aren’t wasting any time.Read More »
The struggles in the homebuilding market have resulted in the Home Builders Association of Charlotte deciding to eliminate the executive vice president position by the end of this year, The Mecklenburg Times learned Thursday. That means Mark Baldwin’s position will ...Read More »
Michael McMillan said he’s just completed what will likely be the most important project of his career. Lives in: Mountain Island Lake Age: 36 Family: wife, Kathleen, 42; children, Amelia, 8, Jack, 7, Mary Frances, 5 Education: bachelor’s degree in business ...Read More »
In the Charlotte metro area, there are nine homebuilders associations. Many of them are suffering from lower membership numbers, a side effect of the housing market’s troubles. For some HBAs, memberships are down by more than 50 percent, which means ...
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Missed Manors: A high-end home is hard to find, Charlotte builders say as they try to replenish depleted inventory
Rumors are swirling that the luxury home market in Charlotte is nearing extinction, that it’s barely a whisper of what it once was. But Charlotte homebuilder Alan Simonini says all the talk about the demise of Charlotte’ luxury home market ...Read More »
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 »
The heat could soon be on some Charlotte-area developers to speed up construction on projects before the end of this year. If they don’t, it could cost them their precious building permits, which would mean wasted time and money. It ...Read More »
The Tuesday Interview: Mark Baldwin, Home Builders Association of Charlotte executive vice president
Age: 64 Lives in: SouthPark Family: wife, Elaine; children, April, 38, Chris, 45, Kim, 46, Michele (deceased), 49 Education: attended University of Maryland but did not graduate In was November 1979. Mark Baldwin was working in the hospitality industry and ...Read More »