A University City office building has earned platinum-level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, precertification, according to the Machen Advisory Group. David Bowles purchased the Environmental Way building at 1000 Louis Rose Place in 2009 to make it a working ...Read More »
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Mecklenburg County’s unemployment rate jumped to 10.4 percent in November from 10 percent in October, staying above the state’s November rate of 9.9 percent, the Employment Security Commission of North Carolina said today. In the Charlotte, Gastonia and Rock Hill, S.C., ...Read More »
Charlotte was the eighth-highest city for job openings in 2010, job-search website CareerBliss said today. A CareerBliss study that analyzed the number of posted jobs in metro areas found that job availability in the Charlotte area is outranking larger cities, such as Dallas, ...Read More »
Packaging company Stephen Gould Corp. has relocated its headquarters within Charlotte, moving from Brookwood Business Park to larger space in Lakemont Industrial Park, the company announced today. The new headquarters is 40,000 square feet. The company already had a 122,000-square-foot fulfillment center in ...Read More »
Charlotte-based UniversalBusinessListing.org said it has expanded its West Coast operations with the appointment of executives. David Ingram, co-founder of the Brownbook directory, will join the company as senior vice president of strategic partnership development. He will be based in Silicon Valley. The ...
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HVM, manager of the Spartanburg, S.C.-based Extended Stay Hotels chain, has named Michael Haaf chief marketing officer. The chain, which has 685 properties in the U.S. and Canada, filed for Chapter 11 protection in 2009 but has since emerged. Haaf most recently served as senior ...
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Charlotte-based MedCath Corp. said Monday it has sold substantially all of the assets of TexSan Heart Hospital to Methodist Healthcare System of San Antonio for approximately $78.5 million, plus retention of working capital. The company announced in November that it had entered into an ...
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Charlotte-based Nucor Corp. has a new president and CEO. As of the start of the new year, John Ferriola is the head of the manufacturer, a post previously held by Daniel DiMicco. Ferriola’s term is set to end in 2012. DiMicco, who has been ...Read More »