RALEIGH — Preliminary figures released by the N.C. Department of Labor reports work-related fatalities in 2014 nearly doubled from the previous year to 44 deaths. In 2013, the department reported 23 deaths, the fewest in the previous nine years. A ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Family Dollar shareholders have voted to approve a takeover bid from rival Dollar Tree. The deal still needs to be approved by the Federal Trade Commission, but Family Dollar expects it to close by March. Dollar Tree ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — Chiquita Brands International expects its move from Charlotte to cost between $25 million and $40 million. The Charlotte Observer reported that the company said Wednesday the estimate includes severance payments for employees and refunds to state and local ...
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RALEIGH — The Pentagon is pairing with Duke Energy to build an 80-acre solar farm at Camp Lejeune, a sprawling U.S. Marine Corps base along the North Carolina coast. Duke announced Thursday it will own and operate the 13-megawatt facility, which the company ...Read More »
Charlotte Chamber of Commerce President Bob Morgan spoke at the American Institute of Architects membership luncheon on Tuesday. In his presentation, “Keeping it Local: Current State of Charlotte Economy,” Morgan said that local efforts, transportation infrastructure, educational institutions and business ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County’s Code Enforcement is working to speed up its permitting and inspection procedures. The county is scheduled to update its inspection software this month, and will automatically send an email to customers when an inspector identifies work that will ...Read More »
Online commercial real estate listing provider RealMassive has launched software for the Charlotte, Greensboro/Winston-Salem and Raleigh-Durham marketplaces for those looking to buy, sell or lease property. RealMassive is similar to LoopNet and CoStar, providing potential tenants and landlords information about ...Read More »
The city of Charlotte is asking community members to provide input on its nationwide search to find a new planning director. The input is being collected through an online survey that asks questions such as, “What are the most important ...
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ASHEVILLE – The city of Asheville is seeking consultant services to develop a proposed form-based code, meant to supersede, either entirely or in part, the current zoning ordinance and other land development regulations that apply to an area in the ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The Mint Museum has announced speakers for its 2015 Contemporary Architecture + Design lecture series, now entering its fourth year. The series, aimed at exploring innovative perspectives and insightful stories on architecture and design, brings four speaker events ...Read More »