Last week, Mecklenburg County commissioners on the Economic Development Committee heard from officials with the Charlotte Knights as the team sought more time to build a stadium uptown. The county owns the land that the Triple-A team is eyeing for ...Read More »
Compass Group USA plans to add 200 jobs at its Charlotte headquarters over the next four years in an $8.5 million investment, the company announced today. CGUSA, which provides catering to corporations and is part of publicly traded London-based Compass Group PLC, ...
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Charlotte has made the top 100 list of RelocateAmerica’s Top Places to Live report and is in the running to be in the top 10. Brighton, Mich.-based RelocateAmerica is publishing the annual list for the 14th time. “We are looking ...Read More »
Construction employment fell 4.5 percent in May from a year ago, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. The Arlington, Va.-based trade group said the state shed 8,000 jobs over the year. Construction employment in May stood at 170,700. ...Read More »
Campus Crest Communities said its board of directors has declared a second-quarter dividend of 16 cents per common share. The dividend is payable July 13 to shareholders of record as of June 29. Campus Crest is a developer, builder, owner and manager ...Read More »
The Carolina Raptor Center’s board of trustees has picked Jim Warren, the center’s chief operating officer, as its new executive director. The position was formerly held by Joy Braunstein, who this year took a job as executive director of the Rachel ...Read More »
A project that started as a health and fitness website site at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is now a stand-alone commercial venture. According to a UNCC press release, 411Fit will serve as an exercise and journaling website ...
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This week, the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce hosted streaming video of the kickoff for the 2010 Democratic National Convention. On the website that played the video was a section dedicated to live chatting from people on Twitter and Facebook. But ...Read More »
What is it about US Airways Flight 1541 plane, timing and Charlotte? First, thanks to some bird problems, the “Miracle on the Hudson” plane had to make an emergency landing in the Hudson River en route from LaGuardia Airport to ...Read More »