When information technology services company Capgemini announced last week that it will open a Charlotte office and hire nearly 600 locals, it was welcome news in an area with a double-digit unemployment rate. But the announcement might not be good ...Read More »
A group tasked with evaluating the impacts of a proposed waste-to-energy plant in western Mecklenburg County is recommending that the county’s Waste Management Advisory Board offer approval of the project to the county’s commissioners. The ReVenture Advisory Council, which was ...Read More »
A call by the local NAACP to boycott the CIAA basketball tournament and other large sporting events is not sitting well with some black businesspeople in Charlotte who say it would hurt black businesses. During an executive board meeting Tuesday ...
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In a move to reach a compromise between Charlotte taxicab drivers and cab companies, a city committee wants to ask another committee to consider eliminating a city requirement that forces drivers to contract with taxicab companies in order to work ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Hendrick Construction has won a $26 million contract to build a 111,000-square-foot helicopter facility for the South Carolina National Guard. The project is slated for the west end of the South Carolina Technology and Aviation Center in Greenville. It ...
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Crescent Resources said today it has hired a developer to guide the company’s residential development activities in Texas. The Charlotte-based company said Stephen Yetts, as senior vice president, will lead the growth strategy for the Texas region through oversight of acquisitions. Yetts ...
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Denver-based Furniture Row Cos. said its shopping center next to Ikea will open Friday. The store, at 8215 Ikea Blvd. in Charlotte, contains Oak Express, Bedroom Expressions, Sofa Mart and Denver Mattress Co. The Colorado company already has a Furniture Row store at 10101 ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Goodrich Corp. said today it has introduced new lighter-weight main wheel and brake assemblies for Boeing’s 777-200LR, 777 Freighter and 777-300ER airplanes. The new wheels and brakes provide weight savings of 260 pounds per airplane, resulting in reduced fuel costs ...
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