Construction employment fell 4.5 percent in May from a year ago, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. The Arlington, Va.-based trade group said the state shed 8,000 jobs over the year. Construction employment in May stood at 170,700. ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s unemployment rate remains at 9.7 percent for the third straight month, as the state shed more than 7,000 jobs. The state Employment Security Commission reported today that the jobless rate for May remains the same as ...
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Campus Crest Communities said its board of directors has declared a second-quarter dividend of 16 cents per common share. The dividend is payable July 13 to shareholders of record as of June 29. Campus Crest is a developer, builder, owner and manager ...Read More »
The Carolina Raptor Center’s board of trustees has picked Jim Warren, the center’s chief operating officer, as its new executive director. The position was formerly held by Joy Braunstein, who this year took a job as executive director of the Rachel ...Read More »
A project that started as a health and fitness website site at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is now a stand-alone commercial venture. According to a UNCC press release, 411Fit will serve as an exercise and journaling website ...
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As executive director of the North Carolina Manufactured and Modular Homebuilders Association, Brad Lovin is constantly promoting ownership of mobile homes. It’s not an easy gig. Lovin said that since the Great Recession hit, he’s heard from many — from ...Read More »
North Carolina State University said it plans to up its faculty by two at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannopolis. The scientists, Slavko Komarnytsky and Xu “Sirius” Li, will work in the Plants for Human Health Institute. They will research how ...Read More »
Charlotte’s Crowne Plaza hotel sold Wednesday to Greenville, S.C.-based JHM Hotels, which plans a major renovation of the property. Charlotte Hospitality LCC, which is based in Michigan, sold the property, the hotel’s general manager, Bill Moore, told The Mecklenburg Times. Moore said ...Read More »