Looking to drum up some business during the recession-pinched construction market, Wiley Brown, director of marketing at Edifice in Charlotte, started pursuing new opportunities, namely senior living communities. That led to the commercial builder landing a contract for a major ...Read More »
Many Charlotte-area businesses are turning to the national Democratic Party in hopes of landing work during its September 2012 convention in Charlotte. But for savvy business owners in the hospitality industry, it is only one part of their strategy. Charlotte ...Read More »
Fitch Ratings today rated Rowan County’s $72.7 million general obligation bonds “AA” and said the county’s outlook was “stable.” Fitch said the “stable” outlook was based on: • a stable financial profile, conservative budgeting and sound reserves; • low debt levels; • a ...Read More »
BusinessFirst, the business-retention program of the city and the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, is seeking businesses to participate in its first ever confidence index survey to measure the economic climate in the city and Mecklenburg County. The Urban Institute at ...Read More »
When Hochdorf, Germany-based Single Temperature Controls approached Michael Bloomhuff in 2008 with an offer to take over as national sales manager and open a U.S. subsidiary, he immediately chose Charlotte as his base of operations. Bloomhuff, who was living in ...
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The unemployment rate fell in the Charlotte area and Mecklenburg County from November to December, the Employment Security Commission of North Carolina said today. But the rates for Charlotte and the county still remained above the state’s December rate of ...
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Charlotte’s snagging of the 2012 Democratic National Convention is expected to have an impact on many of the city’s sectors, including hospitality and tourism. The convention, expected to draw more than 35,000 attendees, will mean quite a windfall for area hotels, ...
Tagged with: Charlotte Area Hotel Association Charlotte Center City Partners Charlotte Regional Partnership Greater Charlotte Hospitality and Tourism Alliance Michael Smith Mohammad Jenatian Ronnie Bryant Sid SmithRead More »
Charlotte will be the host city for the 2012 Democratic National Convention, the Democratic National Committee said today, ending months of speculation in the Queen City. The city beat out St. Louis, Minneapolis and Cleveland for the 46th DMC, an event expected to ...
Tagged with: Anthony Foxx Beverly Perdue Bill James Charlotte Area Hotel Association Charlotte Public Relations Campaign Board Democratic National Convention Employment Security Commission of North Carolina Ernie Reigel Jennifer Roberts Jim Rogers National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Patrick Cannon Robin Hayes Sid SmithRead More »