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Real Estate

Real estate investment trust playing a growth game

COURTESY PHOTO — HC Government Realty Trust specializes in owning buildings fully leased to the federal government, including this property in Montgomery, Ala. Company has new capital and new management as it strives to boost its portfolio of federally-leased properties. HC Government Realty Trust Inc. formed in 2016 as a plucky new entrant into a […]

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School bus crashes into apartment building

CHARLOTTE, NC (WFLA) – A school bus crashed into an apartment building in Charlotte, North Carolina on Thursday morning. A boy on the bus told reporters that the bus had just picked up some children when it was hit by a car. The bus then crashed into a nearby apartment building. About 15 kids were […]

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Charlotte private real estate investment firm launches a $100M real estate fund

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Mount Vernon Partners, LLC ("MVP"), a Carolina-based real estate investment firm headquartered in Charlotte, NC, announces the launch of a new real estate fund that will acquire and manage a portfolio of properties in and around the Carolinas. MVP Fund I seeks to provide an uncomplicated investment alternative, […]

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Local churches step up to tackle Affordable Housing

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – Some local churches are stepping up to help Charlotte’s affordable housing problem. It is estimated about 24,000 homes are needed to assist people who are desperately seeking affordable housing. City leaders say acquiring land is a challenge to build the homes necessary. "Not only did we put up the land," St. […]

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Food Banks In NC Stretched Thin By Government Shutdown

The partial government shutdown, now in its fifth week, is putting a strain on local food pantries throughout North Carolina and across the country. Major social safety net programs haven’t dried up yet, but those who depend on them are increasingly worried as the shutdown continues with no resolution in sight. Carrie Calvert, the managing […]

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Introducing Properly, The Real Estate Industry’s First Full-Service, Online Brokerage Launches in Charlotte, North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The first full-service, online brokerage for home sellers, Properly, is launching in Charlotte, N.C. in January 2019. The fast-growing city of Charlotte was selected as Properly’s second market from a shortlist of potential cities. Since they launched in Atlanta in 2015, Properly has sold over $50 million […]