Lowe’s Cos. said today that its net earnings in the fourth quarter of 2010 rose 39 percent from the same quarter a year ago. For the quarter that ended Jan. 28, the Mooresville home improvement retailer recorded net earnings of $285 million, or ...Read More »
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Two environmental groups are challenging a permit issued by the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources for the proposed $800 million Monroe Connector-Bypass east of Charlotte. The North Carolina Wildlife Federation and the Yadkin Riverkeeper said the state ...
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The JFG coffee sign will once again be a part of Charlotte’s landscape. On Monday, the Charlotte City Council approved placing the sign on top of the VBGB Beer Hall & Garden in the N.C. Music Factory Complex. The 40-year-old sign ...Read More »
Crescent Resources today said it has hired Charlotte real estate attorney Nina Shor to create an in-house legal department for the real estate development company. Shor, who had headed The Shor Law Firm in Charlotte before joining Crescent, will also be the Charlotte-based company’s ...
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Philadelphia-based PFM Group today said Todd Frazier has been promoted from senior managing consultant to managing director in the firm’s Charlotte office. Frazier leads the company’s pricing group. PFM provides financial and investment advisory services to state and local governments and nonprofits.Read More »
Home prices in the Charlotte metropolitan area fell 0.7 percent in December from November and 4.4 percent from a year ago, according to the Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller Home Price Index released today. Charlotte was one of 18 metropolitan statistical ...
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Cincinnati-based Total Quality Logistics today said it has opened a satellite sales office in Charlotte and plans to hire 75 employees through 2012. The 75 employees are on top of 18 who already work in the SouthPark office, the truckload freight ...Read More »
The 2012 Democratic National Convention will help lure businesses to Charlotte. That’s according to a majority of voters who responded to a Mecklenburg Times’ online poll. A total of 70.5 percent of voters said the convention will bring more businesses ...Read More »
A U.S. District Court judge who four years ago denied class action certification to seven Nucor Corp. employees who claimed they were discriminated against has reversed his ruling. Judge Weston Houck, who in August 2007 denied class certification to the plaintiffs in ...Read More »