VR Mergers & Acquisitions of Charlotte today said it has completed the sale of two asphalt plants for one firm and the pavings divisions of two other firms — all of North Carolina — to Nashville, Tenn.-based Rogers Group. The asphalt plants ...Read More »
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The roughly $784,180 renovation project for Squirrel Lake Park in Matthews is expected to begin next week, town officials said today. Econ Construction of Charlotte is the contractor. The facelift includes the addition of a restroom facility, new playground equipment and improvements ...Read More »
BusinessFirst, the business-retention program of the city and the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, is seeking businesses to participate in its first ever confidence index survey to measure the economic climate in the city and Mecklenburg County. The Urban Institute at ...Read More »
Charlotte’s hotel occupancy rate fell in December to 46.2 percent from 55 percent in November, but it was up 7.6 percent from December 2009, the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority said today. For 2010, Charlotte-area occupancy was 57.2 percent, up 11.1 ...
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Wells Fargo & Co. chief financial officer Howard Atkins is retiring and the bank’s chief administrative officer and senior executive vice president will fill the post. Timothy Sloan, 50, will replace Atkins immediately, Wells Fargo said. Atkins’ retirement is not related to ...
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Mecklenburg County officials today said the county will start using “strategic sourcing” to buy goods and services, a move expected to save $6 million to $10 million a year. As part of a contract with Deloitte Consulting, which stands to ...Read More »
Charlotte metropolitan area home sales rose 3.7 percent in January from the same month a year ago, but the average sales price fell 6.2 percent, the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association said today. There were 1,414 closings last month compared with 1,363 in January ...
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The long-awaited Mecklenburg County property revaluation notices have been mailed today to nearly 300,000 property owners, county Assessor Garrett Alexander said. The assessor’s office said the notices reflect the new value of residential properties based on a review of home sales ...
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Duke Energy Corp. CEO Jim Rogers and his wife, Mary Anne, are giving $4.1 million to Queens University of Charlotte to be used for a new science and health building, the university said today. The 56,000-square-foot, $17.4 million building will bear their ...Read More »