Atlanta-based SunTrust Banks today said it has named William Peele president and CEO for the Mecklenburg/South Carolina region. He succeeds Carl Wicker, who will retire, as previously announced, next week. Peele will be based in Charlotte. Peele most recently has served as ...Read More »
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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded the Charlotte Housing Authority $48,233, HUD said today. The funding is part of $1.5 million awarded to public housing agencies in North Carolina to help low-income families get job training ...Read More »
The National Board of Examiners in Optometry will expand its Charlotte headquarters by adding the National Center of Clinical Testing in Optometry, the group announced today. To accommodate the 15,000-square-foot expansion, NBEO will relocate from a portion of the 19th floor ...Read More »
Chanticleer Holdings said its shareholders have approved a 2-for-1 forward split of the company’s common stock, a move that will result in shareholders receiving one additional share for every share owned on the record date. The split became effective Wednesday, at ...
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Average mortgage rates remained steady over the week, Charlotte-based LendingTree says. On Wednesday, average home loan rates offered by LendingTree network lenders were 5.02 percent for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages, 4.15 percent for 15-year fixed-rate mortgages and 3.63 percent for 5/1 adjustable-rate ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County today tried to clear up the confusion surrounding second revaluation notices sent to thousands of homeowners. The county said about 5,000 homeowners have received two notices, which stem from adjustments the assessor’s office made to their homes’ values ...Read More »
Charlotte-based online marketing and Web development company Studiobanks has created a new website for Charlotte-based Bojangles’. Studiobanks said it also created a microsite for Bojangles’ news and a mobile site for smartphone and tablet users. Studiobanks was founded in 2002. Bojangles’, a fried ...Read More »
Chicago-based commercial property management firm Jones Lang LaSalle today said it is merging with Charlotte-based Keystone Partners, which provides leasing and management services for office and industrial properties. Under the deal, the four partners who founded Keystone Partners in 2001 — Chase ...Read More »
Some Mecklenburg County retail property and office building owners are going to be coughing up a lot more in property taxes. According to a Mecklenburg Times review of the county’s 2011 commercial property revaluation — the results of which were ...Read More »
Duke Energy Corp. today said it plans to distribute 10 million free compact fluorescent light bulbs to eligible customers this year. The Charlotte-based company said it distributed more than 10 million free CFLs to about 1 million residential customers last year, ...
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