A plan by Bissell Cos. to improve roadway infrastructure in the Ballantyne Corporate Park area in exchange for synthetic tax increment financing has been sent to the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners’ economic development committee. Commissioners voted Tuesday to forward the plan to ...Read More »
Charlotte-based fried-chicken restaurant chain Bojangles’ said today that is has opened its 500th restaurant. The restaurant is in Surf City, N.C. Jack Fulk and Richard Thomas opened the first Bojangles’ in Charlotte’s South End in July 1977. Bojangles said company revenue is approaching ...
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A bill sitting in the North Carolina General Assembly has resulted in the brakes — at least for now — being put on some regulations that have been proposed by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission for residential construction. As a result ...Read More »
Taxicab company King Cab has been denied an injunction to prevent the city of Charlotte from awarding Charlotte/Douglas International Airport contracts to three cab companies. A selection committee had chosen King Cab as one of three companies to hold exclusive ...Read More »
Cincinnati-based Messer Construction Co. has opened regional headquarters in south Charlotte at 4201 Stuart Andrew Blvd. The facility, in the Charlotte Commerce Center, opens today with two employees. Messer said it plans to hire 30 to 50 employees over the next three to five years. ...
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Two real estate-related bills that could have major implications in North Carolina have not yet made their way out of the General Assembly. House Bill 845, considered by many to be the most sweeping annexation bill introduced this session, would ...Read More »
US Airways Group today said it had a 5.7 percent increase in passengers last month. The Tempe, Ariz.-based company, whose largest hub is Charlotte/Douglas International Airport, had 4.7 million passenger boardings in May, up from 4.5 million the same month ...Read More »
Gov. Beverly Perdue said today that she has signed an executive order to allow federal unemployment insurance benefits to be restored to some 47,000 North Carolinians. The benefits went away when Perdue in April vetoed legislation that would have kept ...Read More »
Bank of America said it has completed the sale of Balboa Insurance Co. to QBE Insurance Group. The companies announced the sale agreement in February. Balboa Insurance was acquired by Countrywide Financial Corp. in 1999. Bank of America acquired Countrywide in 2008.Read More »
VR Mergers & Acquisitions of Charlotte said today that it has completed the sale of Rock Hill, S.C.-based Lee’s Nursery. Lee’s Nursery sells and distributes nursery products, including perennials and annuals, trees, shrubs and plants. Terms of the deal were not ...Read More »