Real Estate


Suburban apartments are popping up

11030 David Taylor Drive is currently an undeveloped field off West Mallard Creek Church Road but is one of several locations where developers are planning big new, suburban apartment complexes. Even as attention focuses on the high profile sites


Statesville Avenue developments

Development construction continued on a stretch of Statesville Ave. north of uptown Charlotte. Brightwalk Metro and Hercules Industrial Park are two of the development engines driving the growth.

Affordable apartments are disappearing, and people on fixed incomes are feeling it.

That's the predicament Richard Simmons, 71, finds himself in. He wonders how much longer he can afford his apartment on a fixed income when his rates have gone up about 40% in five years.