A state contractors’ group is taking action to better educate construction workers about safety on the job in response to an increased number of construction deaths in 2014. There were 19 construction fatalities in North Carolina last year, which accounted ...Read More »
The Construction Industry Safety Coalition last week issued a stern denouncement of a rule proposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration aimed to reduce silica exposure. According to the OSHA website, the proposed crystalline silica rule would impact as ...Read More »
Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a statutory provision banning the recognition of same-sex marriages for federal purposes in June, business owners and their attorneys have been awaiting guidance from federal agencies as to how that ruling would change rules governing everything from tax exemptions to employment medical leave.Read More »
Businesses got a temporary reprieve in July when the Obama administration announced a yearlong delay in the enforcement of the federal requirement that employers provide health care coverage to workers or pay a fine. But even though the Affordable Care Act’s “shared responsibility” employer mandate — also known as the “pay or play” provision — won’t go into effect until January 2015, compliance will require businesses managers to make a host of complex decisions that will take a considerable amount of time. And the clock is already ticking.Read More »
Charlotte-based Trinity Capital Partners is betting on a medical-related real estate recuperation with its latest acquisition. The company has purchased the loan secured by 7825 Ballantyne Commons Parkway. The purchase price has not been disclosed. The 27,779-square-foot building at the ...Read More »
A proposed 66-bed psychiatric-care facility that spawned nasty exchanges between Mecklenburg County officials and Carolinas HealthCare System has won state approval. The roughly $33 million, 71,700-square-foot project would be built on CHS-owned land near Huntersville Oaks nursing home. Earlier this ...Read More »
Carolinas HealthCare System could be spending millions on renovation projects throughout the Charlotte area. This week, CHS filed three certificate of need applications with the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation. In one request, CHS wants to add 19 ...Read More »
In a roughly $32.5 million construction project, Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory is adding an oncology pavilion and women’s center. The center and pavilion will be an 82,440-square-foot structure that will connect to the main hospital on the second ...Read More »
Carolinas HealthCare System announced Friday that it has filed two certificate of need applications to build health care pavilions on the campus of Carolinas Medical Center-Morrocroft and near the intersection of Interstate 485 and Providence Road in south Charlotte. In ...
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The Charlotte City Council has approved the rezoning of 1.66 acres at 7841 Idlewild Road. New Hope Baptist Church sought the zoning change from residential (R-4) to institutional. The church wants to convert a 1,350-square-foot mission house into a free ...
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