There aren’t many lulls in the truck traffic coming in and out of the Norfolk Southern Corp. intermodal rail yard on North Brevard Street in Charlotte. Trucking companies like Lowell, Ark.-based J.B. Hunt steadily bring in trailers of products for ...Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
The Tuesday Interview: Mark Baldwin, Home Builders Association of Charlotte executive vice president
Age: 64 Lives in: SouthPark Family: wife, Elaine; children, April, 38, Chris, 45, Kim, 46, Michele (deceased), 49 Education: attended University of Maryland but did not graduate In was November 1979. Mark Baldwin was working in the hospitality industry and ...Read More »
The Bissell Cos. has broken ground on two office buildings at Ballantyne Corporate Park. Construction began Thursday on the 10-story speculative buildings that will feature a total of 550,000 square feet. Charlotte-based Bissell called it the largest speculative office project in ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Cogdell Spencer today said its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents per common share. The dividend is payable July 20 to stockholders of record on June 24. The dividend covers the second quarter of 2011. Cogdell Spencer is ...
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When it comes to promoting Charlotte, economic developers like to point to the treetops. The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, for one, boasts on its website that Charlotte is known as a tree city. The city has been fighting to protect ...
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Charlotte-area homes sales fell by 11.5 percent in May from the same month last year, while the average sales price rose 0.6 percent, the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association said today. There were 2,194 closings in May compared with 2,480 in May 2010. But May ...
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A plan by Bissell Cos. to improve roadway infrastructure in the Ballantyne Corporate Park area in exchange for synthetic tax increment financing has been sent to the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners’ economic development committee. Commissioners voted Tuesday to forward the plan to ...Read More »
Charlotte-based fried-chicken restaurant chain Bojangles’ said today that is has opened its 500th restaurant. The restaurant is in Surf City, N.C. Jack Fulk and Richard Thomas opened the first Bojangles’ in Charlotte’s South End in July 1977. Bojangles said company revenue is approaching ...Read More »
A bill sitting in the North Carolina General Assembly has resulted in the brakes — at least for now — being put on some regulations that have been proposed by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission for residential construction. As a result ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County foreclosure filings dropped by 23 percent in May compared with a year ago, according to the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts. There were 659 foreclosure filings in May, down from 858 filings in May 2010 and 6 ...
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