49,053 renter households in Mecklenburg County are in need of affordable housing, while the supply of affordable housing in the Charlotte area is expected to decline in the next 20 years, according to a study that will be presented to ...Read More »
Cosmos Cafe in Ballantyne has become the latest restaurant caught in an ambiguous area of the city’s zoning that threatened to shut the business down over concerns about illegal nightclubs. Mecklenburg County code inspectors and officers from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police ...Read More »
Home prices in Charlotte fell 3.4 percent in August compared with August 2009, when the average sales price in the metro area was $120,720, according to the Standard & Poor/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. The average home sales price in the ...
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With government debt and uncertainty about the economy serving as hot-button topics for this year’s local and national elections, the fate of the $203.6 million Charlotte bonds package on the Nov. 2 ballot seems uncertain — at the same time ...Read More »
In the next few years, Charlotte’s suburban streets could look different. Blocks could be smaller. Sidewalks could be wider and further away from the road. There could be more trees along the roads. The changes would be included in the ...Read More »
The International Code Council’s conference is being held for the first time in Charlotte next week, and delegates are expected to vote on new residential codes that will require all homes falling under ICC jurisdiction to be built to 30 ...Read More »
More residential and general construction permits were issued in September than a year ago, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Land Use and Environmental Services Agency. There were 3,255 residential construction permits issued in September, up 5 percent from 3,113 in September ...Read More »
(Editor’s note: Part of an occasional series on growth of communities outside Charlotte) Business owner Tana Greene remembers when the only place to eat in the Lake Norman area was the Ham and Eggs restaurant at Exit 28 off Interstate ...
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Frank Arooji was about halfway through the multimillion-dollar project when he started having serious misgivings. “I thought, ‘Why did I do it?'” said Arooji, co-owner of Matthews-based Persis-Nova Builders, which builds custom homes throughout the Carolinas. Arooji and his partner, ...
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Mecklenburg County foreclosure filings in September were up by less than 1 percent from September 2009, Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac reported today. The county had 999 foreclosure filings in September, up 0.4 percent from 995 filings September of last year. Last ...
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