MARVIN – The Village Council and members of its Planning Board spent several hours Saturday discussing its process for reviewing commercial development proposals, as it begins tackling another application following criticism from an unsuccessful developer that the process was unfair. ...Read More »
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CHARLOTTE –Call Wendy Field one of the post-recessionary urban pioneers, a bellwether for what expert observers say is a slowly re-emerging trend in Charlotte multifamily development: Small for-sale town house projects – and even a few condo efforts – in ...
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A handful of homebuilding and development companies and a trio of nonprofits are pitching in to build and rehab homes in two Charlotte area suburbs for a soldier wounded in the Afghanistan War veteran and the octogenarian widow of World ...
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Self-Help helps others, not itself: Durham-based national nonprofit works quietly to revitalize Grier Heights
CHARLOTTE – It takes a lot of self-help – lower-case – to revitalize a neighborhood like Grier Heights with affordable housing, and so far Self-Help – capitalized – has been there, quietly but most helpfully. The Center for Community Self-Help, ...
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CHARLOTTE — The first eight homes will open this week — three of which are already under contract — in Elizabeth Heights a planned, 36-house, urban-revitalization project in the distressed, historically black Charlotte neighborhood of Grier Heights. “Getting these eight houses ...Read More »
Exterior construction is nearing completion and interior work is under way on the first eight homes of a planned 36-house urban revitalization project in Grier Heights, a distressed, historically black neighborhood in Charlotte.Read More »
The Elizabeth Heights homes — which will largely be three-bedroom, 2 1/2-bath houses in the 1,500-square-foot range, according to building permits — will sell for about $110,000 to $130,000, said Don Gately, executive director of Crossroads Corp. for Affordable Housing.Read More »
The only house built in the Abersham subdivision in Davidson sits about a mile down Greenwold Drive, a road with no signs of normal everyday wear and tear like potholes and cracks. The $1.3 million bank-owned home is past several ...Read More »