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Deconstructing economic theory: Construction activity up in Charlotte despite sluggish economy (access required)

Deconstructing economic theory: Construction activity up in Charlotte despite sluggish economy <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

Traditional economic theory says people follow jobs. In the Queen City over the last four to five years, however, jobs have either decreased or remained relatively stagnant while the city continues to attract migrants, said Bill Graves, assistant professor of economic geography at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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Rain delay: Unusually high rainfall this summer has set back area construction (access required)

Rain delay: Unusually high rainfall this summer has set back area construction <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

Heavy precipitation has left contractors and developers in the area wringing out their plans and looking for ways to get back on schedule. This summer, the Piedmont of the Carolinas has seen between 150 and 200 percent of its typical rainfall

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CATS hosting Blue Line Extension meeting for local businesses (access required)

The Charlotte Area Transit System on Sept. 10 is hosting a Business Opportunity and Outreach Symposium to give small, socially- or economically- challenged local business an opportunity to hear about publicly-funded contracts available by taking part in the Small Business Enterprise and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise programs.

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Lights! Camera! Eastland? City Council starts negotiations with movie studio developer (access required)

Lights! Camera! Eastland? City Council starts negotiations with movie studio developer <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

CHARLOTTE – The City Council voted unanimously Monday night to begin negotiations with a movie studio developer to redevelop Eastland Mall. Studio Charlotte Development, led by CEO Bert Hesse, has emerged as the city’s preliminary choice for the redevelopment, even if the choice was more by default.

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