RALEIGH, — Gov. Pat McCrory has signed a bill authorizing approximately $376 million of improvements for six schools in the University of North Carolina system. A statement from the governor’s office says the money for the improvements will come from various fees, receipts, ...Read More »
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CHARLOTTE — An economist at the University of North Carolina Charlotte says he expects the state’s unemployment rate to continue dropping this year. The Charlotte Observer reported (http://bit.ly/N5Selm ) that economist John Connaughton said Tuesday he expects North Carolina’s jobless rate to fall below 6 percent during ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Not too many years ago, when I was a nothing more than a snot-nosed freshman at UNCC, I visited friends at Holshouser Hall, one of the old, high-rise dormitories that stood at the front of campus as a ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – UNC Charlotte students and University Area residents will soon have yet another grocery option, when a new location of The Fresh Market opens in the Mallard Crossing Shopping Center at Prosperity Church and Mallard Creek roads. David Hendrick, ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — UNC Charlotte has finished a $35 million building it hopes will stimulate business growth and promote research and innovation. The Portal Building will officially open on Feb. 28, but university officials are showing the 96,000-square foot facility off ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Julie Porter has spoken to teachers and nurses’ aides who live as far away as Gastonia and Stanly and commute to south Charlotte daily. Porter, the president of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership, said they can’t afford housing near ...
Tagged with: American Community Survey Census Bureau Charlotte City Council rezoning hearing Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership Ed Driggs District 7 councilman Julie Porter Kim Graham UNC Charlotte Weddington RdRezone Committee Weddington Road workforce housingRead More »
CHARLOTTE – Campus Crest in 2004 didn’t own and hadn’t built a single residential bed. Nine years later, the Charlotte-based student housing developer is approaching 50,000 beds in 87 student-specific apartment communities, spread across 25 states. The company is also ...
Tagged with: Bill Stricker Campus Crest Carolinas Associated General Contractors Charles Dalton East Carolina University off-campus student housing Real Data Ted Rollins The Grove UNC Charlotte University of Noth Carolina at AshevilleRead More »
While the Charlotte real estate market remains affordable relative to many other U.S. markets, there is growing evidence that many middle class, professional families cannot afford to buy a home.
Tagged with: affordable housing Nation Association of Realtors Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership Cottingham Chalk Hayes Dustin Read Julie Porter Keith Thompson Lawrence Yun Mayor Patsy Kinsey Minnie HIgh National Association of Home Builders NeighborhoodWorks America Peggy Peterson Prudential Carolinas Realty Re/Max Metro Realty Svenja Gudell UNC Charlotte Wells Fargo ZillowRead More »
Daylight is good. Builders, developers and architects don’t need a longhair professor with fancy gadgets and computer programs to tell them that the sun is handy for construction workers to see with, that it is a major reason why windows exist, that it warms and illuminates the insides of structures.Read More »
If every step of the process goes as planned, the Lynx Blue Line extension to the UNC-Charlotte could operate as early as 2017. Five years might seem a long ways off, but some property owners and property managers already see dollar signs.Read More »