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On the Level with Bill Miley of Metrostudy (access required)


Get this: As a kid, Bill Miley used to play tennis with … but we’ll let him tell you. The Charlotte regional director for the Houston-based Metrostudy housing analytics firm just released his latest quarterly report, and it says that developed lots in the nine-county Charlotte market are … well, it’s complicated; better you should hear it in his words.

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Vice Versa in Vermillion (access required)

Nate Bowman, owner of Bowman Development Group, plans a major expansion of Vermillion.  File photo by Scott Baughman.

Along with its success, Vermillion occasionally has hit bumps in the road to completion, including a delay in rolling out Phase 3 and some lots that did not sell as quickly as planned. But as the housing market rebounds, the $100 million master-planned development appears to be back.

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Renaissance Man: On the Level with Frank Spencer, president of Habitat for Humanity Charlotte (access required)


On the Level apologizes to Frank Spencer. All the articulate gent wanted to do was talk about Habitat for Humanity Charlotte. But we kept interrupting him and encouraging him to digress. That's because Spencer, president of the Charlotte affiliate of the national affordable-housing nonprofit, is a dang interesting guy.

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