WEDDINGTON – The town of Weddington will hold two public meetings to provide information and solicit public input concerning the Bard Property Conventional Subdivision. This is a proposed 15-lot subdivision on 22.06 acres along Hemby Road. The meeting is designed to ...Read More »
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WEDDINGTON – The Town Council on Jan. 13 approved a preliminary plat application for the proposed 171-acre, 131-home Atherton Estates subdivision. At the southwestern corner of Weddington-Matthews and Cox roads, the subdivision is proposed by homebuilder Shea Homes and developer ...
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WEDDINGTON – A strategic location on two thoroughfares linking this Union County town with Charlotte has proved to be a hurdle for a developer who wants to expand the Atherton Estates residential subdivision to 130 lots from 24. After members ...Read More »
MATTHEWS – Conservation subdivisions, in one form or another, have been around in some of the municipalities in Mecklenburg and nearby counties, and there are plenty of existing subdivisions and approved-but-waiting developments. But not everywhere, and not always in their ...
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The dollars and sense of density: Huntersville petitioners make the financial case for conservation subdivisions
HUNTERSVILLE – Single-family residential density vs. the price of land and its development. That’s the crux of one of the hottest residential real estate development debates in many of the municipalities just outside Charlotte, and it received one of its ...
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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 ...
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WEDDINGTON – Landowner Melvin F. Graham – nephew of the Rev. Billy Graham – still believes in Highclere, even though homebuilding giant Standard Pacific has withdrawn from the 42-lot residential subdivision on Rea Road. Graham, developer of The Club at ...Read More »
Monroe Bypass divides Union County communities: DOT suspends work but continues payments to contractors, including one facing unrelated felony charges
State and federal transportation officials are putting the final touches on a second draft environmental report on the proposed Monroe Bypass, as nearby towns debate the project’s merits. Meanwhile, a lead bypass construction contractor continues to collect payments even though all work on the project has been suspended – and even as the company and four of its employees face federal fraud charges not related to the bypass work.
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Brad and Melissa Taylor’s home in Weddington has a bathroom for every one of its four bedrooms and a unique plumbing feature to ensure they all get hot water. But after a last minute design change it almost didn’t have space for a dining room or foyer.Read More »