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The wait for Gateway (access required)

Extensive planning for Gateway Station could being in 2015, but much remains for the NCDOT to do before the next steps can be taken. Photo by Payton Guion

CHARLOTTE – It has been more than a year since Houston-based Hines was named by the N.C. Department of Transportation as the developer for the ambitious Gateway Station project in Uptown. Gateway Station, a $211 million project that’s planned for ...

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Middle class morass (access required)

House on a stack of U.S. dollars, real estate concept - 3d render

While the Charlotte real estate market remains affordable relative to many other U.S. markets, there is growing evidence that many middle class, professional families cannot afford to buy a home.

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Panelists outline challenges, opportunities for women in business (access required)

While the federal government shutdown is not having a direct impact on Charlotte businesses, it is creating uncertainty in the business community, according to panelists at The Mecklenburg Times Women’s Business Breakfast Forum. “With the shutdown and debate about the debt ceiling, people are waiting to make decisions,” said Natalie Haskins English, senior vice president of public policy for the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce.

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