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Developers, environmentalists at odds over city proposal

Proposed changes to the city’s post-construction control ordinance are pitting developers against environmentalists. The proposal would eliminate duplicative “tree save” requirements that also appear in the city’s recently approved tree ordinance and change the stormwater-control requirements for redeveloped sites, potentially ...

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Austin, Charlotte vie for tech jobs (access required)

Charlotte’s next big competitor for skilled workers might be coming from deep in the heart of Texas. When it comes to cities economic developers here are paying attention to, Austin, more than 1,100 miles away, is on the list as ...

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Placement gets tougher for firms (access required)

Patty Comer is having trouble getting her job done. Comer, president of Accrue Partners, a staffing firm in Charlotte, makes a living by matching workers with companies that are hiring. But that’s easier said than done these days. The problem ...

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Falfurrias to sell Bojangles’ stake

Bojangles’ said today that Charlotte-based Falfurrias Capital Partners will sell its ownership interest in the company to Boston-based Advent International. The deal, expected to be finalized this summer, comes nearly four years after Falfurrias acquired the Charlotte-based fried chicken chain ...

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