Chiquita Brands International ended months of speculation today when it announced that it will relocate its worldwide headquarters to Charlotte from Cincinnati. It’s new home: NASCAR Plaza, built in 1999 and, according to a March Mecklenburg Times story, featuring a ...Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
The South Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death of an 18-year-old construction worker who was killed Saturday at a Rock Hill job site. Maynro Perez, of 525 Branchway Court in Charlotte, died shortly after arriving at ...Read More »
In 2001, when Bill Wilson ended his 36-year career with the family construction business in order to retire, he figured he was done with the industry. So much for those plans. The 70-year-old is now heading up a new company ...Read More »
When Stephen Pace, owner of Charlotte-based Pace Development, looks around the area, there’s something he’s not seeing, and it worries him: lots that are developed and ready for new homes to be built on them. Well, lots that are in ...Read More »
The York County Council has awarded a project to Jabo Construction Co. to renovate the first-floor restrooms and hallway at the McCelvey Center. Rock Hill-based Jabo had the lowest bid, $109,451, for the project to make the more than 100-year-old ...Read More »
The town of Huntersville is expected to close Dec. 15 on a $5.8 million deal to purchase a former medical office building for its new police department headquarters. Greg Ferguson, town manager, said the 27,000-square-foot building, at 9630 Julian Clark ...Read More »
The controversial Monroe connector-bypass project is one step closer to becoming a reality. On Monday, North Carolina Department of Transportation Secretary Gene Conti and North Carolina Turnpike Authority Executive Director David Joyner signed the $367.7 million design-build contract for the ...
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Construction employment in North Carolina fell 2.8 percent in October from the same month a year ago, the Associated General Contractors of America said this week. The state lost 4,900 construction jobs during the period, bringing total construction employment to ...
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