As an attorney and developer, Steve Sanders already wore many hats. Now he has a new one: website developer.Read More »
Listing laments: What makes homebuyers run screaming
The first time she and her husband toured it, Sharon George wasn't impressed with the house off Providence Road. It only took a few minutes for the unkempt home to turn her off. George said, “This is a shame, because this house really has potential.'” For George, who is no different than many homebuyers who encounter turnoffs when looking for a new home, there is more to house-hunting than just location.Read More »
Apartment plans draw backlash
To University Investments Group, the site at University City Boulevard and Mallard Creek Road would be a good place to build 250 apartments for college students. But to some nearby businesspeople, it’s a harebrained idea when, they say, there aren’t enough grocery stores and pharmacies nearby to service the people who would live in the apartments. Plus, critics say, the proposed 90-foot-tall tower would not fit in with the area.
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Proffitt Dixon hopes the Blue Line puts its $26M apartment project on path to success
The site where Proffitt Dixon Partners is developing a $26.2 million luxury apartment community sits near the Lynx Blue Line light-rail route, and the company is taking advantage of that. Plans for the Fountains at New Bern Station include a light-rail lobby that will be built about 50 feet from the New Bern Blue Line station.
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Construction hasn’t even begun on the proposed 25-field, $20 million America’s Park. No one has even announced an exact date on which construction will begin, and the project’s expected completion has already been pushed back at least once. Indeed, America’s Park has been besieged by curveball after curveball.Read More »
Property owners could face higher fees
Water bills might be rising soon for residential and commercial property owners in Mecklenburg County, but commercial property owners would take the biggest hit.Read More »
In Belmont, parking on sidewalks could lead to new setback requirements for garages
In Belmont, a city in Gaston County, residents are parking on sidewalks. And it's driving city officials crazy. Now, the city is proposing new setback requirements for garages, in hopes of eliminating the problem.Read More »
SilverLake Business Park owners want rezoning to keep tenant from leaving
The owners of SilverLake Business Park in Charlotte want to rezone more than 21 acres at the park as part of a plan to keep a long-term tenant. Property owners SilverLake I, II, III and IV are asking for a ...Read More »
Charlotte City Council OKs demolition of home despite owner’s pleas
The Charlotte City Council decided Monday to tear down a home on Beatties Ford Road despite protests from the owner. Donna Greenwood told council members she inherited the home, which is in disrepair. She took issue with the city's estimates for repair costs, which she said were inflated.Read More »
Hendrick Construction completes 3rd restaurant in a row
For Charlotte-based Hendrick Construction, the restaurant scene is cooking. Hendrick Construction has finished work on two eateries that opened in January. A third one the company worked on is set to open this month.
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