CHARLOTTE –Charlotte voters will have the opportunity to either approve or deny three referenda during this year’s general election Nov. 4 that would authorize the city to issue general revenue bonds worth $145.9 million. The bonds would be used to ...Read More »
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In light of new U.S. Postal Service requirements for mailboxes in new or expanded subdivisions, the Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition recently hosted a round-table discussion for builders, developers and municipal planning officials, featuring a USPS representative. The Postal ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County has dropped its plan to expand a mandatory recycling program that would have included construction sites for single-family residential, commercial and multifamily projects. Last year, an advisory committee recommended changes to the existing source separation ordinance, or SSO, that ...Read More »
RALEIGH – The full state Senate and House on Friday passed a conference committee version of a regulatory reform package that has wide support in the building industry. After Senate Bill 734 bill is enrolled, it will go to the ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement, the government agency that reviews construction plans and inspects projects, has itself come under the review and inspection of Dena Diorio, county manager. The Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition, the Charlotte-based lobbying organization, implied it ...
Tagged with: Board of County Commissioners Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Dena Diorio Greater Charlotte Apartment Association Jim Bartl Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement Real Estate and Building Industry CoalitionRead More »
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Advisory Committee approved at its Dec. 19 meeting a package of revisions to its manual that provides guidance for the construction of stormwater management facilities in the city, county and each of the towns. The committee ...Read More »
Charlotte land developer Tom Pearson, a founding member of the Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition, was inducted Dec. 3 into the North Carolina Housing Hall of Fame for his advocacy on behalf of the home building industry. Pearson, the ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Just about every political leader – a certain Canadian mayor notwithstanding – works to be remembered for fixing issues for their constituents and leaving their jurisdiction a better place. Whether that’s solving the poverty problem, vanquishing corruption or ...
Tagged with: Al Austin Associated General Contractos of America Charlotte city council Claire Green Fallon Clarion Associates Dave Simpson David Howard ed driggs Greg Phipps Joe Padilla John Autry Kenny Smith LaWana Mayfield Michael Barnes Patrick Cannon Patsy Kensey Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition Vi Alexander Lyles zoningRead More »
MARVIN – Towns in Union County are scrambling to figure out how to fund the maintenance of future subdivision streets after the state recently alerted them that it will no longer be doing the work – something that municipalities in ...
Tagged with: David Weekley Homes Ed Humphries Fairview Mayor Elizabeth Long Hemby Bridge Indian Trail Joe Padilla Lisa Thompson Louis Mitchell Marshville Mineral Springs N.C. Department of Transportation Powell Bill Pulte Homes Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition state-maintained roads Toll Brothers Town of Fairview Union County municipalities Unionville village of Marvin Weddington Wesley ChapelRead More »
DILWORTH – The city of Charlotte is considering making changes to the pedestrian overlay district in this neighborhood and is asking for input from local stakeholders before moving forward, according to a news release from the Real Estate and Building ...Read More »