Jon Morris

May 29, 2014

Industrial development pushes north

CHARLOTTE – As industrial development has started to pick up after the recession, some developers are turning their eyes to projects north of the city. And they have 570 reasons […]

Oct 25, 2013

Michelin leases Beacon Partners property

CHARLOTTE – Michelin North America Inc. has leased a 345,545-square-foot distribution facility in Twin Lakes Business Park, a 500-acre, master-planned park in North Charlotte. The 9801 Twin Lakes Parkway building, […]

Sep 30, 2013

Developing news: Commercial projects likely to increase

Retail follows rooftops. It’s the old real estate adage explaining how commercial development responds to residential development. So the recent growth in homebuilding and homebuying in the Charlotte market – which is expected to continue into 2014 – will likely be accompanied by increased commercial development over the next two years, even if developers are still cautious about the overall[...]

Mar 1, 2013

Charlotte architect to lead building board

Mecklenburg County's Building Development Commission finally is getting a new chairman, although he is not certain what that means.

Aug 22, 2012

Morris returns unexpectedly to helm of Building Development Commission

In an unexpected move, Jon Morris, who last week handed in his resignation as chairman of the Mecklenburg County Building Development Commission, ended up leading the commission’s meeting Tuesday. Initially, […]

Sep 9, 2011

Meck building 
permit fees could go up

At a time when Mecklenburg County’s construction industry is still hurting from the economic downturn, no one wants to hear that the costs to build could be rising. But that’s […]

Mar 8, 2011

Ordinances threaten to crush construction industry, developers say

In Mecklenburg County, developers and builders feel like a row of dominoes is about to come crashing down on them. They say the cumulative effect of new ordinances is going […]

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