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August 7, 2008

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A foreclosed uptown high-rise went on the auction block Thursday.

The Park Condos at 222 South Caldwell went up for sale at noon at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse.

The lender foreclosed on the 21-story high-rise after the developer defaulted on a $30 million loan.

NewsChannel 36 has talked to a number of buyers who put money down on the project. They’re considering legal action to get that


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August 2, 2008
  • Uptown Charlotte from the Westin Hotel.
  • WachoviaWachovia’s Chief Risk Officer Truslow Is Leaving

    Wachovia Corp. announced Thursday that its chief risk officer plans to retire, the latest departure from the troubled bank as it seeks to recover from massive losses tied to mortgages.

  • Mint St and Fourth StJudge: Baseball plan moved too fast

    The Charlotte Knights plan to build a roughly 10,000-seat stadium on county-owned land between Mint, Graham and Fourth streets and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

  • Ruddick Corp.Ruddick quarterly earnings up 15.6%

    Ruddick Corp. reports a 15.6 percent increase in earnings to $24.5 million, or 51 per diluted share, for its third fiscal quarter ended June 29. In the same period last year, the Charlotte-based company earned $21.2 million, or 44 cents per diluted share.

  • WachoviaWachovia Chief Risk Officer to retire

    Wachovia Corp. Chief Risk Officer Don Truslow will retire once a successor has been named.

  • uptownJudge: Baseball plan moved too fast

    A judge said a state panel should have given Charlotte attorney Jerry Reese a chance to review a decision to let bonds not approved by voters to be used for a land-swap deal to help bring a baseball stadium to uptown.

  • Lockwood24 Charged After Charlotte Prostitution Sting

    Police said the most arrests happened in the Lockwood and Lakewood communities.

  • Duke EnergyDuke opposes Save-A-Watt alternative

    Witnesses for Duke Energy Carolinas defended what critics call unreasonably profitable compensation built into the utility’s proposed Save-A-Watt energy efficiency program Wednesday.