The plan goes like this: Let another homebuilding/development company do the local-government legwork, buy the property pre-entitled. Then, as another homebuilder/developer, put in the infrastructure, develop the lots and build the houses yourself.
The Charlotte Premium Outlets mall planned for unincorporated southwest Mecklenburg County took another step toward construction Monday when the proposal won unanimous rezoning approval from the Charlotte City Council. The council on Monday also without dissent approved a separate request by the same landowner, Steele Creek Limited Partnership, for a nearby industrial/office park.
One the nation’s premier homebuilders was being humiliated by the Charlotte City Council; worse, PulteGroup was on the verge of losing a rare and potentially lucrative opportunity. But Pulte bounced back this week from January’s nasty public scolding to win a unanimous City Council endorsement of a rezoning case that would allow development and building on a patch of scarce land in booming and nearly built-out south Charlotte.
HUNTERSVILLE — The entitlement process will begin April 1 for a church’s plan to rezone a 6.8-acre tract of land at 12340 Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road, at Reese Boulevard, just off Interstate 77. The Huntersville Planning Department has just scheduled the process for Calvary Church’s bid to rezone the land, which was made public in late [...]
CORNELIUS — A convenience-store conversion and enlargement project that was withdrawn by the developer in January has resurfaced on the town of Cornelius planning agenda. Dallas-based 7-Eleven wants to split and conditionally rezone the 1-acre site on which a Sam’s Mart sits at Magnolia Estates and West Catawba Avenue. The new 7-Eleven would be a [...]
CORNELIUS — After being deferred earlier this week, a rezoning request that would allow a car dealership to make a major expansion is scheduled to resurface next month on the meeting agenda of the Cornelius Board of Commissioners. Commissioners voted unanimously Monday night to put the commercial rezoning request, from Lake Norman Hyundai on Chartwell Center Drive, on hold [...]
CHARLOTTE — A Charlotte-based family trust and a Greater Boulder, Colo.-based investment firm want to put up a 63-unit town house development on a 3.07-acre parcel now divided into two lots in the Sedgewood neighborhood, at Randolph and Wendover roads. The lots, identified in planning documents as 3786 and 3800 Wendover Road, are separately owned by [...]
HUNTERSVILLE – A church wants to rezone a 6.8-acre tract of land at 12340 Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road, at Reese Boulevard, just off Interstate 77, town planning department records say. Calvary Church wants to change zoning codes for the parcel from a general commercial classification to a highway commercial classification, which would allow the religious institution to [...]
Instead of houses, a stretch of Steele Creek Road in southwest Charlotte is expected to become home to a convenience store-size shopping center next to a larger shopping center.
CHARLOTTE — After protest petitions were rescinded, the Charlotte City Council on Monday night voted 9-1 to approve a rezoning request for a proposed large apartment complex at Marvin and Johnston roads, allowing the project to move forward. The vote comes after Charlotte-based developer Childress Klein Properties revised its plans four times for the 281-unit [...]