Yearly Archives: 2010

City of Greensboro Receives DOE Stimulus Grant for Energy Efficiency Retrofitting

GREENSBORO, NC - April 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The City of Greensboro has been awarded $5 million in funding from the US Department of Energy (DOE) for building energy efficiency retrofitting on more than 5,000 housing units and 125 non-residential buildings.

$24.2 Million in Grants Approved for two State Veterans Homes

Raleigh, NC - April 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Bev Perdue today announced that U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (USDVA) has approved $24.2 million in grants for new North Carolina State Veterans Homes in Kinston and Swannanoa, with funds coming from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

NCMPA1 and Duke Energy Partner on Commercial Solar Project in Shelby, N.C.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - April 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- North Carolina Municipal Power Agency Number 1 (NCMPA1) and its 19 member organizations will soon begin providing homes and businesses in Shelby, N.C., with clean, renewable solar energy produced by a photovoltaic project recently acquired by a Duke Energy commercial business unit.

City Holds Fair Housing Program to Discuss Challenges Faced by Greensboro’s Immigrant Population

GREENSBORO, NC - April 15, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- In recognition of April being Fair Housing Month, the City of Greensboro’s Human Relations Department will hold a Fair Housing Program to discuss the closure of Lutheran Family Services and the impact that will have on Greensboro’s immigrant population

Miller, Ellison Introduce Bill to Address Conflict of Interest in Mortgage Companies

Washington, D.C. - March 30, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Just moments before the House adjourned last week, Reps. Brad Miller (D-NC) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), both Members of the Financial Services Committee, introduced legislation that will eliminate a conflict of interest that may be preventing large mortgage companies from modifying troubled mortgages voluntarily.

Cogdell Spencer Inc. Announces First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Notice

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cogdell Spencer Inc. (NYSE: CSA) announced today that it will release first quarter earnings after the market closes...

CDBG Funds To Help First-Time Homebuyers In Columbus County And Greater Hickory Metro Area

RALEIGH, NC - March 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Commerce Secretary Keith Crisco announced today that two North Carolina counties have been awarded Community Development Block Grants to provide down-payment assistance and financial literacy training for first-time homebuyers.

AG gets judgments against two defendants in mountain real estate scheme

Raleigh - March 11, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Roy Cooper got consent judgments this week against two of the defendants in the Village of Penland real estate scheme, Richard Amelung and J. Kevin Foster

Holiday Inn Express in Charlotte, North Carolina Metro Area to Open with Brand’s New...

ATLANTA, GA - January 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)], the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms, announced the recent opening of the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Matthews.

Durham’s Rolling Hills/Southside Plans Continue Without Recovery Act Funding

DURHAM, N.C. - January 15, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- On Thursday, January 14, 2010, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded nearly $2 billion in funding under the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP2) to states, local governments and non-profit housing developers.

City and Greensboro Housing Coalition to Hold Housing Summit 2010 -February 23, 20010

GREENSBORO, NC - January 15, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Residents are invited to share their hopes for Greensboro’s housing future at Housing Summit 2010, held Tuesday, February 23, from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center, 1921 W. Lee St.

EastGroup Properties Acquires Two Buildings in Charlotte for $5.3 Million

Jackson, MS - January 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- EastGroup Properties (NYSE-EGP) today announced the acquisition of two business distribution buildings containing 193,000 square feet in Charlotte, North Carolina for a combined purchase price of $5,250,000. The buildings, which will be renamed Commerce Park 2 and 3, are located in Charlotte's southwest submarket. They were constructed in 1981 and 1987 and are presently 87% occupied by nine customers. The buildings are projected to generate an annualized 11.7% yield at their current occupancy and rents.


How One Agent Is Surviving In Today’s Market

Raleigh, NC - May 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- For the 3rd consecutive year in a row Rupert Bryan has not only won all the top awards in the Coldwell Banker Falls Office, but he is also ranked as one of the Top Agents in the Triangle (#18 Triangle Business Journal Residential Realtor)


Public input opportunities for Project Grace proposal

New Hanover County will host two public meetings to share information about Project Grace and the redevelopment proposal that was submitted by Zimmer Development Company.