Author Archives: Abbie Bennett

Council approves rezoning for exterior signs on the Charlotte Knight’s ballpark (access required)

Rendering courtesy Charlotte Knights

Down to their third strike Monday night, the Charlotte Knights rallied and won the Charlotte City Council’s approval of a rezoning that will allow signage on the exterior walls of BB&T Ballpark. The 10,000-seat, $54 million ballpark is under construction on 8.42 acres surrounded by Graham Street, West 4th Street, Mint Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Opening of the park is about a year away.

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The highest- and lowest-priced single-family home sales from March 12 to March 19 (access required)

16100 Weatherly Way, Huntersville

On a “phenomenal” point lot nearly surrounded by water, this single-family waterfront property is "one of the better lots" on Lake Norman, according to selling agent Lori Jackson. The property was appraised in 2011 at about $1.9 million and has a heated square footage of 6,866. Jackson, with Ivester Jackson Properties, said the home is gated, making it "very private" and is a "classic style" home.

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WIC signs lease at Charlotte East (access required)

Photo courtesy of Charlotte East Office Community.

Charlotte East is about to become 88 percent occupied thanks to its latest addition: Women, Infants and Children, known as WIC, a clinic service provided by the Mecklenburg County Health Department. WIC signed a lease for 10,401 square feet in ...

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It’s not easy staying green (access required)


The city of trees is about to get less green. Pulte Homes has submitted sketch plans to develop a subdivision of 93 homes on 55 mostly tree-covered acres on Hugh Forest Road. According to a city ordinance, Pulte would be allowed to remove about 44.5 acres of trees to make room to build.

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