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Board calls for outside firm to ‘bring credibility’ to ReVenture review

Saying the review process for the ReVenture park energy plant “has been compromised by local political and financial interests,” the Mecklenburg County Waste Management Advisory Board wants an internationally known waste-management firm to study the proposed project. On Tuesday, the ...

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The dark side of green (access required)

Piedmont Row was built in 2006 in Charlotte’s SouthPark area. The condominium project is part of Piedmont Town Center, a trendy mixed-use development on Carnegie Boulevard that also features stores and restaurants. The condos are known for being energy efficient, ...

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Population surge fed housing frenzy (access required)

John Woodward entered the building industry eight years ago when Charlotte’s population was booming. Seduced by the influx of residents, Woodward became a licensed contractor and started a small residential construction company, Woodward Builders, in Charlotte. “There was construction on ...

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