The staff at Charlotte-based general contracting firm A.M. King has resorted to cold-calling potential clients in an effort to generate business. The practice has been working for the small company, said Tiffani Shoop, marketing coordinator for A.M. King, which handles ...Read More »
The Mecklenburg and Johnson mills, which sit vacant after failed redevelopment attempts, will be going up for sale next month. Peter Zeiler, the city’s transit station area development coordinator, said one goal is “to maximize the sale value, while preserving ...Read More »
Two years before he was to celebrate his 20th anniversary with Sherwin Williams and retire from the company, Ron Tvarock was laid off unexpectedly in December 2009. He was living in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. But after suddenly finding himself jobless, ...Read More »
Celgard, a Charlotte company that manufactures components for lithium batteries, will open a new 150,000-square-foot plant in Concord next year and add more than 200 jobs. Such announcements are welcome news in the Charlotte area after the past few years ...Read More »
Pine Lake Preparatory, the largest charter school in the state, completed the $20 million purchase of its 23-acre Mooresville campus Friday. Charlotte-based commercial developer Beacon Partners built the school in 2007, and the school leased the property until the purchase. Tax-exempt bond ...Read More »
Of 114 manufacturing-dependent regions, Charlotte had the biggest percentage increase in jobs from 1980 to 2005, according to a reported released Thursday by Washington, D.C.-based Brookings Institution. Alec Friedhoff, research analyst at Brookings, said a manufacturing-dependent region is one in which the ...Read More »
The CEO of Piedmont Natural Gas will undergo elective surgery Jan. 4 for a genetic abnormality in a cerebral blood vessel, the Charlotte-based company announced Thursday. Thomas Skains, who is also chairman and president of the company, is expected to ...
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