Charlotte-based Eastwood Homes plans to build four homes in Rapids at Belmeade, an affordable-housing subdivision in unincorporated western Mecklenburg County. On Thursday, Mecklenburg County awarded Eastwood — which also builds in Raleigh and the Triad in North Carolina and Greenville and Charleston in South Carolina — four county building permits for single-family detached homes on Berry [...]
Since 2001, Charlotte-based Regent Homes has been building homes in Catawba River Plantation. The community is near the U.S. National Whitewater Center, a city of Charlotte-funded project that opened in 2006. Designed for thrill-seekers and outdoor-lovers, the center features rafting and zip lines, among other attractions.
Although more than 400 miles and the Great Smoky Mountains separate Charlotte and Nashville, the two cities have a lot in common. For one, they are about the same size. Second, they are examples of progressive “New South” cities. As Harrison Campbell, associate professor of geography at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, puts [...]