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  • Lessons From the Corporate World

    Imagine two builders. Builder No. 1 is an experienced project manager who decides to start his own business. His technical skills are finely honed, he knows how to manage a crew and schedule, and he builds homes that customers love. But a few years after hanging out his shingle he is still...


    Milwaukee— A second phase of affordable housing and retail has gotten under way here.

  • BofA Buys Countrywide

    Charlotte, N.C.—Bank of America announced plans to buy troubled home loan giant Countrywide for about $4 billion Jan. 11.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

    Paragon Lighting has merged with Varon Lighting Group of Elmhurst, Ill., doubling Varon's volume. Paragon's present management will be retained.Charlotte, N.C.-based Nexxus Lighting has announced its intent to acquire LED lighting manufacturer Lumificient Corp. The transaction is expected to close...

  • First Advantage SafeRent Releases Third Quarter MAR Index

    Resident screening provider First Advantage SafeRent recently released its Multifamily Applicant Risk (MAR) Index for the third quarter of 2008.


    RALIEGH—North Carolina housing officials may have mercy on cost-strapped affordable housing developers next year. 

  • Nexxus to Acquire Advanced Lighting Systems

    Nexxus Lighting of Charlotte, North Carolina, has entered into an agreement to merge LED and fiber optics manufacturer Advanced Lighting Systems, based in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, into a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nexxus.

  • Charlotte, N.C.

    Smart development options downtown and on the outskirts are keeping the banking and finance hub that is Charlotte on an upward course.

  • Sowing the Seeds

    Greensboro, N.C.—After several years of crippling job losses, North Carolina’s Triad region is finally adding new jobs, and multifamily developers have kicked off a new wave of development in anticipation of the economic resurgence.

  • New Park West, charlotte, north carolina

    Challenge When architect/developer Anderson Pearson formed his one-person firm, his inaugural project was the New Park West condominiums, completed in March 2005. Sited on a corner lot, facing a busy street on one side and a quiet cul-de-sac on the other, the project presented many challenges...