John Maheras puts together commercial real estate deals as a partner at one of Charlotte’s leading law firms, Horack Talley. He’s apparently so good at it that members of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) recently voted him state director for North and South Carolina. He takes office in May and will keep the volunteer post for a three-year term.
At 35, Charlotte land-use attorney Collin Brown is moving up, literally and figuratively. As the Charlotte area comes to grips with development and density issues, you can often find Brown advocating for developers at public meetings, which are just as often packed with protesters.
The purchase of the collapsed Abersham subdivision site has got to be one of the most unusual and complicated real estate deals in Mecklenburg County history. And most of those involved in the sale agree that they’ve never seen anything like it. But just because the deal has been finalized doesn’t mean the weirdness has [...]
At a time when many builders are struggling to sell homes, a new subdivision is expected to pop up in Charlotte. And Habitat for Humanity is behind it. That’s according to Ann Pilkington, an associate attorney with Charlotte-based law firm Horack Talley, who told The Mecklenburg Times that she’s representing Habitat in the deal. Habitat plans to buy [...]
Mecklenburg County’s land holdings just grew by about 242 acres. Nearly two weeks ago, the county closed on the $3.7 million purchase of the property that was part of the failed Abersham subdivision, where only one home was built. That home is occupied by Jason and Rachel Karo and is expected to become part of [...]
A state Superior Court judge has ruled against a Matthews real estate broker accused of defending homeowners in foreclosures cases without being authorized to practice law. The ruling, which was handed down in June, is the latest in a string of legal setbacks for Dianne Michele Carter. In making the ruling, Judge Paul Gessner supported [...]
In 2005, buyers began signing sales agreements for The Vue, a condominium project in uptown Charlotte. Today, The Vue’s developers are suing at least four buyers over claims that they failed to finalize the sales. Such litigation is uncommon and could be a sign of the difficult housing market in Charlotte, real estate industry officials [...]