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Push to aid startups seen as good for Charlotte’s real estate industry (access required)

Encouraging small, fast-growing upstarts in the Queen City would have positive consequences on its residential and commercial real estate sectors. That’s the takeaway for builders, developers and other industry officials from a City Council meeting Monday night, when council members voted unanimously to take the first step toward trying to make the city a magnet for entrepreneurs.

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Assisted- and independent-living facilities proposed for Huntersville (access required)

HUNTERSVILLE — A Cornelius-based company wants to build assisted- and independent-living facilities on property adjacent to an existing skilled-nursing facility, which would also be expanded during the proposed construction project. Villages of Mecklenburg Assisted Living has submitted a preliminary site ...

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THOUGHTS ON THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE: Charlotte developers, builders and agents open up (access required)

The capital-gains tax, mortgage-backed securities, small-business concerns, banking stability, interest rates, the “fiscal cliff,” the mortgage-interest deduction — and jobs, jobs, jobs. When they consider what the outcome of Tuesday's presidential election might be, those are but some of the issues that Charlotte-area builders, developers and real estate agents bring up.

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