Hotel Sierra has opened in Charlotte’s center city at 435 E. Trade St. The 163-room property opened Tuesday. Owned by Wichita, Kan.-based LodgeWorks, the extended-stay hotel features kitchens in 134 rooms. The building has 17 floors, seven of which are for ...Read More »
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The Mecklenburg Times has announced its third 50 Most Influential Women class. The newspaper spotlights the most influential women in business, government, education and the nonprofit sector. The women will be honored at a May 6 event at the Westin ...
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Forsite Development today said it has bought a former textile mill in Gastonia. 1925 West Poplar St., a 211,000-square-foot building, has been leased to Wix Filters and Republic Textile Equipment Co., Charlotte-based Forsite said. Wix designs, manufactures and distributes products for automotive, ...Read More »
The Charlotte City Council has OK’d changes to its towing laws in response to complaints about “predatory” towing. The council approved the changes Monday after gripes from the public that towing companies, among other things, would tow away a vehicle ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Tree.com today said Bruce Cook has been named vice president of business development for Tree.com and LendingTree. Prior to joining Tree.com, Cook was managing director for ConsumerTrack Inc. and director of business development at Experian/LowerMyBills.com.Read More »
CaroMont Health said it has opened CLiC Immediate Care facility in Mountain Island Lake. CaroMont said CLiC, which stands for “convenient, local, individualized care,” will differ from traditional urgent-care facilities by helping patients to become proactive about their health. “At CLiC, we will ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Carolinas Associated General Contractors today named a liaison for CAGC’s highway division members to the South Carolina Department of Transportation. Danny Shealy has served as a SCDOT construction director, CAGC said. “We are thankful to have a professional of Danny’s caliber ...Read More »
Exactly a week after announcing the hiring of an attorney to create an in-house legal department, Crescent Resources today said it has hired a vice president of human resources, a post designed to guide talent development. The Charlotte-based real estate development company ...Read More »
The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce today said it has chosen Harvey Gantt for its 2011 Citizen of the Carolinas Award. Gannt was Charlotte’s first black mayor and the first black to be admitted to Clemson University. It’s the 22nd Citizen of the Carolinas ...Read More »
The Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority today said it has issued a request for proposals for an advertising agency. The chosen agency will “plan, develop, implement, monitor and evaluate results-driven advertising campaigns to promote convention and meeting business and travel to ...
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