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Breakfast Club reaching out to all of Charlotte

Breakfast Club reaching out to all of Charlotte | Charlotte Real Estate News | Scoop.it
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The Ballantyne Breakfast Club continues to be a significant venue for citizens to discuss issues and learn about the government as if affects their community.  Ray Eschert as the main spokesperson and one of the founders of the Ballantyne Breakfast Club gets the best speakers ranging from State Legislators to other city and county leaders in our community.

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Charlotte Restaurant Week

Charlotte Restaurant Week | Charlotte Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Friday, January 18 - Sunday, January 27, 2013...Dine like royalty at more than 100 of the Charlotte area's finest restaurants for one delicious price.
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If you have never participated in the "Queen's Feast" AKA Charlotte Restaurant week, you have got to do it!  For $30 you usually get an appetizer/salad, entree and dessert.  If you were to order this any other time, you'd probably pay twice that amount.  This is a great way for you to try some of the pricier restaurants at a deeply discounted price!  Go For IT!!

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Airport bets a billion on future amid USAir concerns

Airport bets a billion on future amid USAir concerns | Charlotte Real Estate News | Scoop.it

According to this article in today's Charlotte Observer, the Charlotte-Douglas Airport is the 6th busiest airport in the country.  Our latest huge corporate company to relocate to Charlotte, Chiquita, says that our numerous flight options was one of the biggest deciding factors in coming to Charlotte.  Our airport is a one of the major positive factors when our city leaders are out recriting business for Charlotte and that translates into J-O-B-S for our commuity!  Chiquita is bringing approximately 400 jobs to Charlote! Jerry Orr, head of the Charlotte-Douglas airport has done a great job keeping costs down and airlines happy!

 

 

 

 

Cranes rumbled and smoked last week at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, as workers drove pilings deep into the ground for the airport’s new, $160-million hourly parking deck.

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New prep school offers plenty in South Charlotte

New prep school offers plenty in South Charlotte | Charlotte Real Estate News | Scoop.it

This new school is sure to be a winner in South Charlotte! Located in the Myers Park/Cotswold area, this school will also provide reschool daycare, after-school programs including activities such as dance lessons. Check out this article from the Charlotte Observer:

 

Parents soon will have another option in early-childhood education.

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Feds back $70 million for Charlotte light-rail line extension

Feds back $70 million for Charlotte light-rail line extension | Charlotte Real Estate News | Scoop.it

Just saw this in the Charlotte Observer and so excited we are moving forward.  This city NEEDS light rail!! 

 

The Obama administration gave a strong endorsement for Charlotte's $1 billion light-rail extension Tuesday, by budgeting $70 million for construction and engineering for the upcoming year and predicting that it will give the project its full...

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Developer seeks $5.1 million in tax breaks for Steele Creek outlet mall

Developers of a planned Steele Creek outlet mall want $5.1 million in tax reimbursements from the city and the county, according to a plan presented to the Charlotte City Council on Monday.
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Here is an update on the building of the Steele Creek Outlet Mall.  Developers are asking for incentives which is as usual!  I like the location of this Mall plus the added employment so I hope everyone can reach a compromise. 

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Developers announce plans for South End Publix

Developers announce plans for South End Publix | Charlotte Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Developers plan a 55,000-square-foot Publix supermarket and additional space for shops and restaurants in South End, a nod to the growing power of the neighborhoods sprouting along the Lynx Blue line.
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Daniel Levine of Levine Properties has announced a huge shopping/restaurant developement in Southend and...it's including a Publix Grocery Store!  Fantastic!

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The U.S. Cities With the Fastest Growing Job Markets

The U.S. Cities With the Fastest Growing Job Markets | Charlotte Real Estate News | Scoop.it
Last year was a decent one for employment growth in large metros.
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Home sales jump more than 4 percent in January

Home sales jump more than 4 percent in January | Charlotte Real Estate News | Scoop.it

Some good news for the Real Estate Market!  Need a free comparative market analysis?  Want to find out what you could expect if you put your home on the market?  Give Lynn a call at 704-756-7005!

 

 

Sales of previously occupied homes rose in January to the highest pace in nearly two years, a hopeful sign ahead of the spring-buying season.

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