Bill Miley

Aug 25, 2014

Building permits and new home starts increase in July

A new national report issued by the U.S. Commerce Department found that in July new housing starts increased significantly to an eight-month high, after two months of disappointing results. But […]

Jul 28, 2014

Mixed market message: Q2 reports show good news, bad news for new-home construction

CHARLOTTE – Despite higher numbers across the board in the second quarter – in new home starts, closings and prices – don’t yet bet the house on a sustained residential […]

Feb 4, 2013

Meck homebuilding on big upswing in 2013, but lot supply shrinks

“New-home sales are way up, so much so that we’re selling off our inventories, which are still historically below accepted equilibrium levels,” said Alan Banks, president of the Home Builders Association of Charlotte.

Jan 17, 2013

M/I Homes: Meck County’s busiest homebuilder in 2012

For many, 13 is a dreaded number, a cursed pair of digits to be avoided at all costs. But ’13 might be a year of luck and plenty for some Charlotte-area developers and real estate and construction companies. Our 13-part series will take a look at companies and people expected to be among the busiest and biggest newsmakers this year.

Jan 2, 2013

Lending a hand: Bank opens Charlotte operation, targets homebuilders

“The builders will have to be financially qualified with effective business models and financial discipline," said Bill Bickett, who is spearheading the creation of the Charlotte-based division of the bank. "But smaller builders have had more problems getting financing. We’ll be looking at loans from $2 million to $6 million. That’ll be our sweet spot.”

Nov 26, 2011

Developers and builders lament shortage of lots in the Charlotte area

When Stephen Pace, owner of Charlotte-based Pace Development, looks around the area, there’s something he’s not seeing, and it worries him: lots that are developed and ready for new homes […]

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