Is the Charlotte housing bust over? That’s what a handful of Charlotte homebuilders are saying. And it’s not just the usual marketing hooey. Builders have numbers that indicate they might be right. In an informal Mecklenburg Times survey Thursday, builders ...Read More »
Atlanta-based Epcon Communities plans to develop a new 55-and-older community in Stallings, just over the Mecklenburg County line in Union County. It’s being called the Courtyards at Weddington Road. That’s according to Epcon’s Charlotte-area rep Brad Baranowski, who said the ...Read More »
MATTHEWS – The Polo Club at Weddington is growing by 16 condominiums, according to information from Mecklenburg County records. Four permits were issued to Ohio-based Epcon Communities to build four-unit townhouses on South Bank Court in the Matthews condominium development. ...
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Doug Boone gave birth to New Urbanism in the Charlotte area, bringing to life more than 70 new developments in the region along the way. But it wasn’t always an easy birth. Boone died on Thursday, Aug. 2, at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center. He was 66.Read More »
DAVIDSON — Add the title of planning manager for the town of Davidson to the name of Ben McCrary. McCrary, who has been acting as interim planning manager since the departure of Lauren Blackburn in April, was promoted to his ...Read More »
You might not be able to judge a book by its cover, but maybe you can judge a business by its façade. That’s the idea, anyway, behind the town of Matthews’ façade grant program. And it’s the hope of Thomas ...Read More »
The largest municipality in Mecklenburg County outside Charlotte exploded in population — from 3,000 to 50,000 — in the past 20 years, and it just keeps on exploding. Fortunately, it’s been a largely happy explosion for Huntersville so far, town Planning Director Jack Simoneau said.
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Former Cornelius Commissioner Jim Bensman is making waves in northern Mecklenburg County, and they have nothing to do with Lake Norman. Corneliusnews.net has posted what it says is a letter Bensman wrote to the mayors and commissioners for the three ...Read More »