The county’s homebuilders in November continued their 2012 surge past the previous year’s building permit figures, according to just-released monthly and year-to-date statistics compiled by the Home Builders Association of Charlotte.
As expected, some of the big names in the Charlotte homebuilding industry ranked high again this year on a Top Thirty Builders list that was released last month by the Homebuilders Association of Charlotte in its “Blueprint” publication.
The Catawba River generates electricity, fuels the Charlotte-area economy and provides a place to play and drinking water for most of Charlotte, Mount Holly and Belmont — all with little fanfare. Even the land surrounding the river has yet to experience the expansive development that’s enveloped the rest of the Charlotte metro region, thought that’s [...]
Two major Charlotte-area companies — home improvement retailer Lowe’s and drywall supplier National Gypsum — have been caught up in the Chinese drywall controversy. The drywall has been blamed for a host of problems cited by homeowners, from breathing difficulties and corroded wiring to damaged air conditioners and an odor of rotten eggs. Both companies [...]