You’re either fer it, or you’re agin it, as they say in the mountains of western North Carolina, and that’s true of possible legislation that REBIC will either back or oppose this year on the other end of the state in Raleigh, where the state legislature is in session.
Until he announced his candidacy for mayor in March, Scott Stone wasn’t a nobody, but he wasn’t exactly a household name in Charlotte, either. A former vice president of Merrick & Co., a Colorado-based engineering and architectural firm, he ran in the same circles as some of the city’s business elite, having chaired the city’s [...]
Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx vetoed a City Council decision Monday — at least briefly. The veto, the first ever for Foxx, who’s running for re-election to a second term next month, came after the council approved, in a 7-5 vote, a revision to the city’s Post Construction Controls Ordinance to remove a tree-save requirement that [...]
Rising National Association of Realtors dues are among issues that will be discussed during a Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors town hall meeting. The event will run from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Oct. 4 at K&L Gates’ offices on the 47th floor of 214 N. Tryon St. Speakers will include Kelly Smith, Southeast [...]
Age: 38 Lives in: Matthew Family: wife, Emily, 35; children, Rachel, 4, Evan, 1 Education: bachelor’s of science in journalism, University of Florida; master’s of business administration, Georgia State University On May 15, Joe Padilla became executive public policy director for the Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition, a Charlotte-based advocacy group for the real [...]
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 raising the values of neighboring homes. But his project is in limbo, as an amendment [...]
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 could also result in partially built projects sitting around the Charlotte area until developers get [...]
When it comes to promoting Charlotte, economic developers like to point to the treetops. The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, for one, boasts on its website that Charlotte is known as a tree city. The city has been fighting to protect its tree canopy since it adopted a tree ordinance in 1978. Today, it even dictates [...]
The Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition has named Joe Padilla its executive public policy director. REBIC, based in Charlotte, is an organization of trade associations focused on industry issues, such as finance, management and leasing. Padilla, a native of Long Island, N.Y., has served as senior government affairs representative for the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association.