CHARLOTTE – Campus Crest in 2004 didn’t own and hadn’t built a single residential bed. Nine years later, the Charlotte-based student housing developer is approaching 50,000 beds in 87 student-specific apartment communities, spread across 25 states. The company is also ...Read More »
While the Charlotte real estate market remains affordable relative to many other U.S. markets, there is growing evidence that many middle class, professional families cannot afford to buy a home.
Tagged with: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership Cottingham Chalk Hayes Dustin Read Julie Porter Keith Thompson Lawrence Yun Mayor Patsy Kinsey National Association of Home Builders Prudential Carolinas Realty UNC Charlotte Wells Fargo ZillowRead More »
Daylight is good. Builders, developers and architects don’t need a longhair professor with fancy gadgets and computer programs to tell them that the sun is handy for construction workers to see with, that it is a major reason why windows exist, that it warms and illuminates the insides of structures.Read More »
If every step of the process goes as planned, the Lynx Blue Line extension to the UNC-Charlotte could operate as early as 2017. Five years might seem a long ways off, but some property owners and property managers already see dollar signs.Read More »
To University Investments Group, the site at University City Boulevard and Mallard Creek Road would be a good place to build 250 apartments for college students. But to some nearby businesspeople, it’s a harebrained idea when, they say, there aren’t enough grocery stores and pharmacies nearby to service the people who would live in the apartments. Plus, critics say, the proposed 90-foot-tall tower would not fit in with the area.Read More »