Mecklenburg County is the largest in North Carolina, while Charlotte is the most populous incorporated place in the state, according to 2010 U.S. Census Bureau data released today. The county has a population of 919,628, which grew by 32.2 percent since 2000. Charlotte has ...Read More »
Duke Energy Corp. CEO Jim Rogers today called for “purpose-driven” capitalism, saying said North Carolina’s biggest competition is global. “Our greatest competition isn’t inside North Carolina,” Roger said at a meeting of the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce in Durham. “Our biggest ...Read More »
Charlotte-based manufacturer SPX Corp. today provided more details on its $20 million contract involving a nuclear power plant in Germany, saying its Balcke-Duerr business will manufacture and install the components. The contract calls for replacing moisture separator reheaters for Biblis Plant A ...
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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 »
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 ...Read More »
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, ...
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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 »