Lisa Archer was tired of losing clients – and potential sales – to some random agent at Realtor.com or other websites. So the Charlotte-area Keller Williams franchisee made her own app for iPhone, iPad and Android. “It was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made,” Archer said.Read More »
On the level: Michael Bay, Redeveloping 40-acre Mooresville mill property
Michael Bay moved to the U.S. from Turkey about 10 years ago. Like many newcomers to America, he started a business. His involved selling antiques out of a van in Atlanta. He’s come a long way since then. Today, Bay ...Read More »
Full Spectrum: Color can set the tone of a neighborhood
Visitors to McCullough subdivision in Pineville notice the small town vibe, the classic architecture – and the tangerine colored doors.
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On the Level: Darin Brocklebank started company at age 14
Darin Brockelbank started his first company at age 14, and by 19 he sold it to make a profit and raise money for college.Read More »
On the Level: Nancy Braun, owner of Showcase Realty
During this rough time for the real estate market, some companies are looking to downsize. Nancy Braun says she’s hiring.
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Gaining Ground: Banker isn’t expecting much real estate business for now
Gastonia banker Don Harrison has been promoted, but despite the new title, he won’t be enjoying a new office.
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What’s on my Desk?
Name: Scott Hensley Title: Piedmont Properties partner Age: 42 Lives in: Huntersville Family: wife, Stacy; children, Chase, 7 Education: bachelor’s degree in marketing, Virginia Tech University After he graduated from college, Scott Hensley landed a job at IBM in Richmond, ...Read More »
Taylor house filled with amenities, slightly squished
Brad and Melissa Taylor’s home in Weddington has a bathroom for every one of its four bedrooms and a unique plumbing feature to ensure they all get hot water. But after a last minute design change it almost didn’t have space for a dining room or foyer.
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On the Level: Debra Campbell
Debra Campbell is an accomplished runner, has an eye on the future – and is the Queen City’s first female planning director.
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On the level: Reggie Daniel
Charlotte native Reggie Daniel took a circuitous career route before ending up in foodservice consulting and facility design. He played keyboards in a Charlotte rock ‘n’ roll band in the 1960s, restored classic cars, was an aspiring political cartoonist and studied graphic design -- all before launching Charlotte-based Daniel Design Inc. in 1985.Read More »