Charlotte remains the state’s top city by industrial employment, with 40,727 manufacturing jobs, up nearly 1 percent over the year, according to the 2011 North Carolina Manufacturers Register. Meanwhile, manufacturing jobs in North Carolina are down 1.6 percent from last year, according to ...Read More »
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Hampton Inn and Suites said it will open a hotel in Huntersville. The hotel will have 125 rooms, making it the second-largest hotel in Huntersville, Davidson and Cornelius and the largest in Huntersville, the hotel said in a press release. ...Read More »
Bass Pro Shop’s Bassmaster Southern Open is expected to have an economic impact of $479,000 during its March 24-26 run, Visit Lake Norman said. About 400 anglers and co-anglers are expected to compete in the tournament. Bass Anglers Sportsman Society, which ...
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Charlotte-based cable TV network Speed said it is rolling out new shows this summer. From the producers of the slapstick network competition show “Wipeout,” the network has received a demo for a 60-minute game show called “Whipped.” The show allows contestants ...Read More »
Charlotte-based LendingTree said it has launched a second-generation loan marketplace, LoanExplorer. LoanExplorer is an all-in-one mortgage pricing solution designed specifically for consumers, lenders and publishers, the company said. With LoanExplorer, consumers can access a “real-time, informative mortgage shopping experience” by anonymously comparing loan product ...Read More »
The town of Matthews today said it is launching a program to help businesses in its Downtown Overlay District spruce up their facades. The funding can be used for canvas-style awnings; paint removal from brick surfaces; cornice and mortar repairs; masonry ...Read More »
Charlotte-area home prices fell 4.2 percent in March from February 2010, more than the 3.8 percent U.S. decline, according to a report released today by Truckee, Calif.-based Clear Capital. But for the four months that ended in February, Charlotte-area home ...
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