Arlington, Va.-based BAE Systems will open a more than $3 million service center in Charlotte, creating 176 jobs over the next three years, Gov. Beverly Purdue said Thursday. A site for the center has not been announced, but it is ...Read More »
Cincinnati-based Cintas Corp. said it has opened a new document-shredding facility in Charlotte. The 5,000-square-foot facility at 200 Forsyth Hall Drive creates 20 jobs in Charlotte, the company said. Cintas, which is publicly traded, said the facility provides businesses with secure mobile ...
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Charlotte-area unemployment could rise before the end of the year, the Charlotte Regional Partnership said Wednesday. In a report, the CRP said the unemployment rate for the Charlotte region continued its downward trend in October, falling to 10.6 percent from 11 percent in ...
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Katie Simon walked around uptown Charlotte Tuesday, having just finished a job interview. For the 30-year-old, the Queen City seemed like a place she could call home. “I’m really hoping this works out for me,” said Simon, who lives in ...Read More »
As if finding a job wasn’t hard enough in this economy, a report released this week by New York-based online job search engine Juju.com ranks Charlotte 16th in job-search difficulty. Washington, D.C., was ranked the least difficult place to find ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County’s unemployment rate dropped from 9.9 percent in September to 9.8 percent in October, according to a report released today by the state’s Employment Security Commission. It was one of 66 North Carolina counties where unemployment rates dropped. Unemployment rates increased ...
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SPX Corp. will spend $70 million to build global headquarters in Mecklenburg County, generating 180 jobs in Charlotte over the next five years. Under the plan, the Ballantyne-based Fortune 500 company, which provides products and services for various industries — ...Read More »
According to estimates released Wednesday, first-year attendance at the NASCAR Hall of Fame is expected to fall to as much as half of original projections. For fiscal 2011, between 250,000 to 400,000 people are expected to visit the hall of fame. ...Read More »
Robb Hudson was frustrated with Mecklenburg County. The North American vice president for Leicestershire, England-based Winbro Group Technologies had hoped the county would take more of an interest in the company when it began shopping this year for a location ...
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