CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte metropolitan area saw a 10 percent increase in construction employment in November over November 2012, by far the largest gain in the state, which lost jobs as a whole, based on the latest construction employment report ...Read More »
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The quaint suburban Atlanta home of former heavyweight champion boxer Evander Holyfield was up for auction last month, but the seven bidders weren’t able to land a knockout punch, as none of them met the undisclosed reserve price, according to ...Read More »
INDIAN TRAIL – At least he made sure hailing frequencies were open. David Waddell, a councilman in this Union County town, this week did what people usually do when they seek to leave their current post and sent a letter ...Read More »
Despite December showing less business growth than in previous months, the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond found that 2014 is expected to be a good year for business in North Carolina, based on its latest Carolinas Survey of Business Activity. ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – NASCAR fans and homeowners are invited to the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Jan. 5 for a casting call and a chance to win a racing-themed backyard and appear on an episode of Yard Crashers, which airs on ...Read More »
It seems like just weeks ago we were putting out our ’13 to watch in 2013’ series, previewing the area’s development for this outgoing year. But, alas, 2013 has come and gone, and 2014 is knocking on the door. But ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte Area Transit System will hold two workshops, open to the public, to help develop transit station area plans for the northernmost stations of the Lynx Blue Line Extension of the city’s light rail line. The meetings ...Read More »
YORK, S.C. – Silcotech, an Ontario, Canada-based manufacturer of silicone components, on Jan. 8 will break ground on its $3.5 million facility in this South Carolina town in the East York Industrial Park, at 1616 Timberland Court, according to the ...
Tagged with: "investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership East York Industrial Park Isolde Boettger S.C. Coordinating Council for Economic Development S.C. Department of Commerce Silcotech Silcotech North America silocone component manufacturerRead More »
CHARLOTTE – Multifamily developers over the past few years have gotten up close and personal with the Millennial generation, studying their wants and needs, and catering to those preferences. The result of that intense attention in Charlotte is thousands of ...
Tagged with: American Community Survey baby boomer apartments Census Bureau Charles Dalton Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing STudies Lindsey McAlpine millenials Multifamily developers Real Data Southern Apartment Group Walter Fields GroupRead More »
CHARLOTTE – Between November 2012 and last month, North Carolina lost 2,500 construction jobs, placing it at 46th in the country in job growth, according to data provided by the Associated General Contractors of America. Despite losing 1.5 percent of ...Read More »