Apartment development is like most other for-profit industries. When executives see that a new idea is successful, they ride the trend hoping to make money off it. But where do the apartment-industry trends come from?Read More »
It’s been 22 years since the Morrison Regional Library opened in SouthPark, at the intersection of Colony Road and Morrison Boulevard. Back in 1991, said David Singleton, director of libraries in Mecklenburg County, people used the library very differently than they do today.
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To avoid an anticipated bottleneck in county planning due to amended wall-bracing rules that take effect Sept. 1, builders are being advised to submit their master plans, revised if necessary, for reapproval as soon as possible.Read More »
At 32, Kathryn Hubicki has been around. Now she gets around, running the family's Charlotte business, Get the Lead Out, a lead paint-, asbestos-, radon- and mold-testing company, which takes her all over the Carolinas and the Southeastern U.S. for, among others, the Federal Aviation, Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development departments.Read More »
Pending state legislation that would invalidate local rules on flood and erosion control awaits action in a House committee after being passed by the Senate in May. Developers and environmentalists are lining up on opposite sides of the issue.Read More »
It’s only a 17-unit building on a 0.64 acre lot, but it would add apartments to this fast-growing and rental-scarce suburb when multifamily vacancy rates are at historic lows. And it might even help revive the town of Huntersville’s desire for a denser and more mixed-use downtown at and around Old Statesville and Gilead roads.Read More »
Zoning committee member Karen Labovitz’s change of heart sends a petition that would put 324 apartments in the Brookline subdivision to the City Council with the committee’s stamp of approval. The petition was likely to fail on a 3-2 vote when member Emma Allen pled for more robust discussion.Read More »