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Work begins soon on Delburg St. ‘pocket neighborhood’

By DAVID BORAKS
DavidsonNews.net/ CorneliusNews.net

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The property is on the north side of Delburg, in a neighborhood of old mill homes and vacant parcels.

DAVIDSON - Site work could begin “within the month” for a unique “pocket neighborhood” to be built on Delburg Street in Davidson, the developer said Wednesday. Rodney Graham and his John Marshall Custom Homes are planning a U-shaped collection of 15 small houses around a public green a block south of the Davidson Cotton Mill.

The development would be the first of its kind in Davidson. It would be within walking distance of downtown and a couple of blocks from the Sadler Square shopping center. Read the full story

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Cornelius Planning Board puts off vote on Bailey Rd. project

The Cornelius Planning Board on Monday put off until September discussion of a rezoning for a 26-lot subdivision on Bailey Road, east of W.A. Hough High School. The board said it wants to continuing work on a new land use plan, which will include a fresh look at land use in rural areas such as Bailey Road. Read the full story

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M/I Homes to build 99-home Bellington, in Huntersville

Bradford model from MI homes

Bradford model from M/I homes

HUNTERSVILLE –  M/I Homes says it has purchased 41 acres on Huntersville-Concord Road for a new neighborhood to be called Bellington. The home builder said it plans 99 homes on the site, which is east of I-77 Exit 23.

Construction is expected to begin in late 2013. The company said in a press release that prices are expected to start in the “mid-$200s.” Read the full story

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Interior design budgeting for new construction

As you build, are you considering your budget for furnishings? Our columnist has advice. (David Boraks photo)

As you build, are you considering your budget for furnishings? Our columnist has advice. (David Boraks photo)

teal michel bugRecently I met with some young couples in the process of building houses. We talked about what they envisioned their interiors to look like. One question that came up was “What will it cost me?” They had the house cost from the builder after they made all the product selections and any upgrades. However, with so many factors to consider and decisions to be made, it’s not so easy to determine the cost of your interior and furnishings. The following are several ways to consider when arriving at an interiors budget for a new house. Read the full story

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Geberit: A concealed toilet system that saves space

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While at the furniture market I was able to learn more about one of the best things that has happened with toilets – regardless of what style may suit your interior décor. It’s Geberit, a concealed mounting frame for wall-hung toilets as well as sinks. Its best feature is that you do not see it, but it can have a real impact in any type of bathroom or powder room. Read the full story

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Parade of Homes offers stops in area neighborhoods

M/I Homes is offering tours at this home on Market Street in Antiquity Cornelius.

M/I Homes is offering tours at this home on Market Street in Antiquity Cornelius.

The 2013 Parade Charlotte home tour wraps up this weekend, with open houses Friday through Sunday at homes across the Charlotte region, including Mooresville, Huntersville, the Summers Walk and Bailey Springs neighborhoods in Davidson, and the Antiquity Cornelius and Robbins Park neighborhoods in Cornelius.

Parade Charlotte stops at new homes for sale, decorated model homes, and neighborhoods with lots for building your dream home. Read the full story

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