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Category Archives: Renovation

NC State’s Talley Student Union Project

  Talley Student Union  is undergoing the final phase of its $120 million renovation and expansion. Tim Hogan, North Carolina State University’s director of student centers, said students should anticipate Phase II opening during spring 2015 if construction continues on schedule. Phase II includes a new four-story, sky-lit atrium featuring a louvered wood art installation, a video wall facing the exterior Stafford Commons, a new bookstore, renovation of theRead more about NC State’s Talley Student Union Project

Downtown Raleigh Revitalization

Outgoing Raleigh chief planning and development officer Mitchell Silver spoke at the annual State of Downtown Raleigh event Thursday morning and discussed the future prospects for Raleigh’s downtown core. The event was Silver’s last public speaking engagement in Raleigh before he starts his new job in New York City in May. Silver shared the 2013 accomplishments for the city, including: Completed $343 million in new commercial development projects StartedRead more about Downtown Raleigh Revitalization

Raleigh’s Union Station Project

Raleigh’s Amtrak station is on track for a new location and modern design complete with retail and commercial office space on three levels in an effort to make the facility pay for itself. The Raleigh City Council recently approved preconstruction services for the new station, which consists of engineering work in support of the design. Construction is scheduled to begin in early 2015 and to be completed in earlyRead more about Raleigh’s Union Station Project

Durham Bulls’ Stadium Renovation

Durham Bulls Athletic Park completed a massive renovation project during this offseason that will improve both the fan and player experiences. This will be the 20th season of operation for DBAP, and its $20 million makeover will be on display for Opening Weekend.   Video Displays & Sound System Three state-of-the-art video displays featuring instant replays, in-game entertainment, and game information have been installed. The largest display, at 28-by-62Read more about Durham Bulls’ Stadium Renovation

How to Find the Best Contractor for Your Home Renovation

You’re ready to move forward with your home renovation and now need to find the right contractor to complete the job. You’ve heard the horror stories of contractors leaving a leaky roof, lumber with exposed nails left outside the house for weeks and even causing carbon monoxide poisoning by tearing off the vent to the hot water heater. Yeeesh! But don’t let that stop you from remodeling and updatingRead more about How to Find the Best Contractor for Your Home Renovation

Creating a Property-Specific Home Renovation Plan

Now that you’ve found the perfect older home to invest in, you’ll need to create a renovation plan that’s property-specific. This is where I can bring you all of my experience as a Realtor and community connector. I’ll be right by your side every step of the way during your home renovation by personally interviewing the contractors while bringing my longstanding people and references to you. I’ll help youRead more about Creating a Property-Specific Home Renovation Plan

How to Qualify the Perfect House For Renovation

How do you know if the older home you have your eye on is not going to be a big disappointment? Simple. As your Realtor, I’ll qualify the candidates in the older neighborhood so we’ll find the right home for you. First, we’ll make sure that the money you’re going to invest in your project is supported by the neighborhood. Are the neighbors keeping up with their properties andRead more about How to Qualify the Perfect House For Renovation

Bring New Life to a Home with a Home Renovation Loan

You have your heart and mind set on a mid to late century split level with a large lot not far from the Beltline and downtown Raleigh. But your friends and family feel a new home is a much better deal as they warn you about termites, faulty wiring and leaky pipes. You could go with a brand new home, but the 30 to 40 minute commute overwhelms you.Read more about Bring New Life to a Home with a Home Renovation Loan