Month: March 2018

Toys R Us Closes, Easter Brunch: Charlotte’s Top News Of The Week

CHARLOTTE, NC — It’s been a week of headlines filled with highs and lows in the Charlotte metro area. Readers have wanted to know more about a beloved toy store chain closing its doors for good, a student killed while trying to cross the road to board her school bus…

Alliance Residential Starts Work on Charlotte Development
Alliance Residential Starts Work on Charlotte Development

Alliance Residential Co. has broken ground on Broadstone Bryant Park, a 345-unit apartment community just west of Uptown Charlotte in the FreeMoreWest district. The property will have studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom units. The community will feature a 24-hour fitness facility with a yoga studio, Wi-Fi-enabled co-working space and a…

NC student ‘fascinated’ by school shootings had blueprints, evacuation plans

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Police found blueprints of campus buildings and evacuation plans this month in the off-campus apartment of a University of North Carolina at Charlotte student who wrote about why he wanted to commit a school shooting, according to search warrants obtained by the Observer. The student discussed an…

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock – Albany Business Review
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock – Albany Business Review

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE) Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE:ARI) today announced the Company has priced an underwritten public offering of 13,500,000 shares of common stock for total estimated gross proceeds of approximately $243.0 million. In connection with the offering, the Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day…

Charlotte Station Hosts Prom Dress Giveaway At SouthPark Saturday

CHARLOTTE, NC — Queen City area high school students longing for prom but short on cash will have an opportunity to pick out a free prom dress or tux this weekend, thanks to a Charlotte area radio station. The "Prom-Ject Glam" event, sponsored by WSOC 103.7, will give away about…

How much space does $1,500 in rent get in Miami? Not much, according to Apartment List – South Florida Business Journal

It’s widely known that rents in South Florida, especially in Miami, are high compared to most cities, but what’s often overlooked is that apartments here are also smaller. The rent per square foot tends to be especially high in Miami, meaning that residents receive less bang for their buck in…