Ken Szymanski

Dec 23, 2014

Top 5 areas for apartment growth include Charlotte, Mooresville

Two of the nation’s busiest submarkets for apartment development since 2012 are in the Charlotte area, including Uptown/South End and Mooresville. Uptown/South End ranked first and Mooresville fifth, according to […]

Nov 12, 2014

ON THE LEVEL: Ken Szymanski straddles for-profit and nonprofit worlds

Professional, eloquent, caring and active. This was the impression Ken Szymanski gave off during his interview with The Meck Times recently. Szymanski has been the executive director at the Greater […]

Nov 2, 2014

Homeless search for affordable housing

The city of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County continue to reduce the number of homeless people in the county, but the price of housing is making it difficult for families and […]

Aug 11, 2014

Customers seeking green tech more than ever from builders

A new national survey of home builders reports a growing resurgence in renewable energy features in homes, a trend that is being seen in both single-family and multifamily construction. According […]

Jun 9, 2014

Renters, owners adjust budgets as housing payments take a bigger slice of income

Keeping a roof over one’s head is becoming increasingly difficult for a majority of American households, whether they own or rent. New research conducted by the nonprofit MacArthur Foundation found […]

Dec 16, 2013

Apartment market nears equilibrium, future uncertain

CHARLOTTE – A study by Harvard University found that the country’s rental housing market was the main benefactor of the housing-bubble burst that sent the U.S. careening into the its […]

Sep 30, 2013

Residential rental ordinance scrapped in Pineville

Rental property owners in Pineville will not be required to provide their contact information to the town. Ed Humphries, Pineville’s interim administrator, said that the town council decided to scrap the requirement during its meeting Sept. 10 and that the proposal will not come back.

Jan 2, 2013

Luxury apartments may not be best for University Area

High-end luxury is what Washington, D.C.-based Fore Properties plans to bring to the university area.

Jul 23, 2012

Crescent sells Circle at South End for $74M

Charlotte-based Crescent Resources has sold its Circle at South End apartment complex for $74 million. That is easily a record for properties that were designed and built as multi-family rentals," said Ken Szymanski, executive director of the Greater Charlotte Apartment Association.

Sep 13, 2011

Charlotte-area contractors repair profits with apartment upgrades

Kevin Higgins is a busy guy. Higgins, a Charlotte contractor and owner of THS National, and his employees have been working hard all spring and summer. But they aren’t building […]

Aug 30, 2011

Bad form?

This month, 61-year-old John Lee was out in the cold — or, rather, the August heat — when he was evicted from his south Charlotte rental home near the airport. […]

Aug 26, 2011

Rental industry reacts to feds’ foreclosure pitch

With a glut of distressed properties slowing down the U.S. real estate market, Washington bureaucrats are considering renting out hundreds of thousands of foreclosed, government-owned homes as a last-ditch effort […]

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