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Jul 6, 2015

Going for the gold: Nonprofit group mines history in redevelopment effort

Charlotte’s reputation as a financial powerhouse can be traced back to a 12-year-old boy in Midland. One spring Sunday in 1799, Conrad Reed went fishing in Little Meadow Creek and […]

Dec 19, 2013

40 acres and a mall

CHARLOTTE – A 40-acre piece of land in a desirable location in the University area – close to both an interstate and future public transportation – is to become an […]

Mar 1, 2013

Meck 2013 home-building surge shows no signs of slowing at February’s end

The 2013 Charlotte-area housing market is still on a boom as of the end of February. The value of permits issued in the first two months of the year in Mecklenburg County for the benchmark single-family detached home is up nearly 60 percent over the same period of 2012.

Nov 27, 2012

Pappas Properties seeking rezoning in Steele Creek

Pappas Properties is seeking the rezoning of four acres in the Berewick community in southwest Charlotte with plans to develop the community's town center at some point down the road.

Aug 22, 2011

Planners just want a 
little unity

Developers looking to start a project in a county can often find themselves mired in rules and regulations, with different requirements from various towns and counties. But officials with Gaston […]

Jul 19, 2011

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department tells builder to scrap plans for protruding garages

Robert Burkett thought he’d build up to 73 single-family homes in Park South Station in south Charlotte. Burkett, president of Concord-based J&B Development & Management, had planned to sell the […]

Jun 7, 2011

Drive-thru reservations

Drive-thru windows have become a part of the shopping landscape in Charlotte, as they have throughout the rest of the country. A growing population — according to the latest census […]

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