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Charlotte homebuilders pick up where others left off (access required)

They’re victims of the recession: unfinished communities scattered across the Charlotte area. But for homebuilders like Lennar Corp., they’re an opportunity. Just ask Jon Hardy. Hardy, president of the Miami-based company’s Charlotte division, said that this year Lennar has built ...

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Missed Manors: A high-end home is hard 
to find, Charlotte builders 
say as they try to replenish depleted inventory (access required)

Rumors are swirling that the luxury home market in Charlotte is nearing extinction, that it’s barely a whisper of what it once was. But Charlotte homebuilder Alan Simonini says all the talk about the demise of Charlotte’ luxury home market ...

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Austin, Charlotte vie for tech jobs (access required)

Charlotte’s next big competitor for skilled workers might be coming from deep in the heart of Texas. When it comes to cities economic developers here are paying attention to, Austin, more than 1,100 miles away, is on the list as ...

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Placement gets tougher for firms (access required)

Patty Comer is having trouble getting her job done. Comer, president of Accrue Partners, a staffing firm in Charlotte, makes a living by matching workers with companies that are hiring. But that’s easier said than done these days. The problem ...

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