Tim Newman, the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority CEO who has been the subject of criticism for months, will no longer fill that role with the agency, the CRVA announced today. Instead, Newman will be the agency’s senior executive responsible for ...Read More »
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Concord-based Speedway Motorsports, which owns Charlotte Motor Speedway, today declared a quarterly cash dividend of 10 cents per share of its common stock. The dividend will be payable Sept. 9 to shareholders of record by the close of business Aug. ...Read More »
The Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority announced today that it has three new board members. Chuck Allen is the Charlotte-based managing director of government and community relations for US Airways. Will Miller, who helped Charlotte with its bid for the 2012 Democratic ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County commissioners approved a deal Tuesday night to allow the Charlotte Knights to move forward with plans for an uptown stadium on county-owned land. The deal passed in a 7-2 vote. It stipulates that: • by Aug. 31 the ...Read More »
(Editor’s note: Part four of a five-part occasional series on the top cities that Charlotte competes with.) This year, Charlotte and Tampa, Fla., got some major convention news. The Queen City found out that it is going to be the ...
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Qualifying for a loan in today’s economic environment is a daunting task for many. For the Charlotte Knights, it is the next mountain to climb in order for the minor league baseball team to build a new stadium in uptown ...Read More »
Tim Newman will remain CEO of the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority without a contract, CRVA board members said today in a letter to Mayor Anthony Foxx and other city officials. Until today, it was unknown what would happen to Newman, ...Read More »
Dale Jarrett Racing Adventure said it set a sales record for June. The 12-year-old Hickory-based business, which allows visitors to drive racecars on racetrack, said its June sales exceeded $245,000. That was 7.5 percent higher than sales in June 2010, the ...Read More »
Summer in Charlotte is in full swing, and that could mean good business for arenas and venues that offer a concert and a cool reprieve from the heat or just a way to unwind. But in these days of economic ...
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Charlotte’s hotel business had a good May, with occupancy rates hitting a three-year high. The Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority also said today that May brought the 16th consecutive month of occupancy rate increases for Charlotte. May occupancy was 66.1 percent, ...Read More »