Author Archives: PRNewswire

LendingTree sees jump in home equity lending (access required)

Charlotte-based LendingTree has added 14 lenders to its online home equity marketplace after seeing a 63 percent increase this year in customer requests. “This resurgence is fueled by several factors including home value appreciations and a strengthening housing market, which ...

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Syska Hennessy opens Raleigh office (access required)

RALEIGH – Syska Hennessy Group Inc., a global consulting, engineering and commissioning firm, has announced the opening of a Raleigh facility to meet the growing demands of clients and increased project activity in the surrounding market. The Raleigh office will ...

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Labor head lauds CAGC safety program (access required)

The Carolinas Associated General Contractors will hold its HR & Safety Conference from July 30-31 in Greenville, South Carolina, in conjunction with the Divisions’ Conference and Industry Summit. Both events are open to members and nonmembers. The safety conference is ...

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Vineyard dream home giveaway (access required)

NEW YORK – One lucky winner will receive the keys to the HGTV Dream Home 2015. This year’s custom-built, fully furnished home resides 1 mile from the beach on Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., an island just off the coast of Cape ...

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Little appointed to Executive Mansion Fund (access required)

HILLSBOROUGH – Leland Little, president and principal auctioneer of Leland Little Auctions Ltd. has been appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory to serve as a member of the board of directors of the state’s Executive Mansion Fund Inc. as well as ...

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Carowinds tops new coaster

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CHARLOTTE – Carowinds construction crews on Thursday installed the final piece of the 325-foot lift hill on the new Fury 325 – the world’s tallest and fastest giga coaster. After finishing work on the hill, which stands 20 feet taller ...

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Charlotte median income lower than 2010 (access required)

Charlotte median income lower than 2010 WASHINGTON – The Charlotte metro area’s 2013 median household income, $51,251, decreased since 2010, the first full year after the last recession, when it was $53,661 in 2013 dollars, according to new statistics released ...

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