Tag Archives: Mecklenburg County

City proposes a more detailed plan for Eastland Mall property (access required)

A site plan for the former Eastland Mall property was presented to the city’s Economic Development and Global Competitiveness Committee on Thursday afternoon. The plan included a 22-acre park along Central Avenue, a K-8 magnet school on the northeast corner of the site and commercial structures north of the park that would include a variety of uses, such as multifamily, retail and office.

CHARLOTTE — The city hopes to turn the former Eastland Mall site into a transit-oriented, mixed-use hub that will suite both public and private interests. A concept for the site, which was presented to the city’s Economic Development and Global ...

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Baby boomer explosion (access required)

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The elderly population in Mecklenburg County is set to explode over the next 25 years and beyond, bringing with it a host of new challenges to affordable housing, infrastructure and already overtaxed social services. Indeed, the county outpaces projected national ...

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Job site recycling proposal scrapped (access required)

Mecklenburg County has dropped its plan to expand a mandatory recycling program that would have included construction sites for single-family residential, commercial and multifamily projects. Last year, an advisory committee recommended changes to the existing source separation ordinance, or SSO, that ...

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