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May 2007 - Posts

Charlotte was voted 6th Place "America's Smartest Cities"
Research done by bizournals, Charlotte easily outrates more prominent Southern cities like Atlanta, Dallas and Miami in terms of brainpower. Its emergence as the Southeast's financial center has attracted a well-schooled workforce, with nearly 37 Read More...

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Housing values are on the rise in Charlotte!
In case you missed it, the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight said last week that home values in the Charlotte area were up almost 9.1 percent the last three months of last year, compared to the same period in 2005. While no statistic will Read More...

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Housing prices slumping? Not in Charlotte NC!
The housing news isn't all grim. Even as prices sag nationwide, there are several cities in the country where home values are climbing smartly. Charlotte, Raleigh, Portland, Ore., Boise, Idaho, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Houston and Austin, Texas, are Read More...

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Terraces at Stonecrest at Tega Cay
Sales and construction is underway for the Terraces at Stonecrest, a 145-unit one-story townhome project in Tega Cay. The developer is Tuttle Company and it will also include retail stores in walking distance. Read More...

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Fort Mill School District
Fort Mill Schools recently bought 54.5 acres next to the future Nations Fort High School in Regent Park. The land will be used for one of two elementary schools planned to open in 2009, as well as a future middle school. Read More...

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U.S. National Whitewater Center
A new restaurant, "Eddy", is serving lunch and dinner. Recently opened at the U.S. National Whitewater Center on the Catawba River, the restaurant is overlooking the channel and seats 90 guests indoors and a 100 on a patio. The menu is casual Read More...

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Catawba Interbasin Transfer
As it now stands, York County has joined several municipalities in appealing the proposed interbasin transfer that would gulp 10 million gallons a day from the Catawba River for the use for the citizens of Concord and Kannapolis. The N.C. environmental Read More...

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Steele Creek Medical Plaza
Carolinas HealthCare System has plans to build Steele Creek Medical Plaza, a 40,000 square-foot medical office building on N.C. 49 next to Steele Creek volunteer Fire Department at N.C. 160. The two story building is expected to open by winter 2008. Read More...

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Palm Tree Cove, a lake community near Lake Wylie
Palm Tree cove is a new lake community of S.C. 274 and Big Allison Creek near Lake Wylie. The community has 54 homes to be built on 46 acres. The builder is Oak Tree homes and four other approved builders. One waterfront home is available; the others Read More...

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Palisades Episcopal School
The Palisades Episcopal School is planning to open its doors in August. The Palisades is of N.C. 49 near the Buster Boyd Bridge. The private school will offer kindergarten through 4 th Grade in its first year and is planning to add a grade each year until Read More...

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Restaurant under way at Lake Wylie
There is construction under way on a Restaurant beside Lake Wylie Boat and Yacht Sales at the Buster Boyd Bridge on N.C. 49. The Joyner family is rebuilding the restaurant after it burned in October 2000. Read More...

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Progress on the new Wal-Mart at Tega Cay
Wal-Mart already has a Store under way in Tega Cay off S.C. 160 which residents fought there for 3 years. The discount giant also has announced plans for additional stores on U.S. 521 in Indian Land (near Sun City) and S.C. 161 in Rock Hill. A Wal-Mart Read More...

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Proposed Wal-Mart and Lowe’s Home Improvement in Lake Wylie
Wal-Mart and Lowes is planning to build stores at the former Bethel Lumber site at the intersection of S.C. 49, S.C. 557 and S.C. 274 in Lake Wylie Crescent Resources will develop the center which is getting some backlash and support. The proposed Supercenter Read More...

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Baxter Village in Fort Mill
The Old Mill Shoppe is the latest tenant at Baxter Village in Fort Mill. The store on Market Street sells unique furniture and collectibles made in the US, including Americraft, Dunroven House, Lt. Moses Willard, Byer’s Choice Ltd., Rowe Pottery Read More...

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Full Brick Home For Sale in Myers Park
Full Brick in Myers Park! • 3,138 sq. ft., 3 bath, 4 bdrm 2 story - MLS® $945,000 USD - Great Location! Myers Park, Charlotte - Beautiful Full Brick Unit in the Heart of Myers Park. Built in 2002, bringing modern luxury to the most classic neighborhood Read More...

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Shoppes At The Landing, corner of SC 49 and 274
Papa John's and Curves recently opened at the Shoppes at the Landing in Lake Wylie. There is talk with tenants about a hair salon, nail salon and a restaurant. In addition to the Shoppes, the development will include "The Club at Lake Wylie, Read More...

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9432 Willow Tree Ln is Sold!
Charlotte - The 2 story at 9432 Willow Tree Ln has been sold. Property information Read More...

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720 Charles Ave. in The Arts District is Sold!
The Arts District, Charlotte - The 1 1/2 story at 720 Charles Ave. has been sold. Property information Read More...

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Lake Forest by Nu-South Builders
Nu-South builders is taking reservations for homes in Lake Forest on Lake Wylie, a new community of SC 49 and Evergreen road near the Village Harbor Business Park. Lake Forest will include 67 home sites, 10 with water views. A waterfront park overlooking Read More...

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The Palisades is growing!
The Palisades on NC 49 near Lake Wylie has opened their second phase a year ahead of projections. Rhein Medall Communities, the developer of The Palisades, also aquired more land to expand the community from 1500 acres to 1700 or 1800 acres. When completed Read More...

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New additions to the RiverGate Shopping Center!
Several businesses have recently opened at the RiverGate the massive Shopping Center in Steele Creek. Anchored by a Target Superstore and Home Depot at 160 and 49 near Lake Wylie. The newest additions are City Tavern, TGIF, Books-A-Million, a Hallmark, Read More...

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My recent interview with the Charlotte Observer about Steele Creek
Hot housing, cool million Montreux to join upscale subdivisions attracted to Lake Wylie, shopping in Steele Creek By KIRSTEN VALLE, Charlotte Observer STEELE CREEK -- This corner of Mecklenburg County, once home to blue-collar workers, farmers and a few Read More...

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7248 Leaves Lane in Autumnwood is Sold!
Autumnwood, Charlotte - The ranch at 7248 Leaves Lane has been sold. Property information Read More...

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More Parking at Charlotte/Douglas
The Charlotte City Council approved spending $3 million from airport funds for the design of a 4,000-space parking deck on Wilkinson Boulevard between Harlee Avenue and Little Rock Road. The deck could cost between $50 million and $60 million and will Read More...

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Charlotte Airfares are falling!
Airfares are dropping fast in Charlotte. So fast that among the nation's 100 largest airports, Charlotte's average fare declined by the biggest percentage in the past year. At the end of 2004, Charlotte's average fare was the eighth most expensive Read More...

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Charlotte named a City of the Future
FDI'S ANNUAL LIST Charlotte named a City of the Future International magazine ranks Queen City No. 3 among large U.S. cities Charlotte business leaders and economic recruiters are convinced the city has caught the eye of national and international Read More...

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Charlotte was voted #4 for America's best job market
Charlotte was voted #4 for Americas's best job market by CNN Money: http://money.cnn.com/galleries/2007/biz2/0704/gallery.jobs_markets.biz2/4.html Read More...

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