The roughly $784,180 renovation project for Squirrel Lake Park in Matthews is expected to begin next week, town officials said today. Econ Construction of Charlotte is the contractor. The facelift includes the addition of a restroom facility, new playground equipment and improvements ...Read More »
BusinessFirst, the business-retention program of the city and the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, is seeking businesses to participate in its first ever confidence index survey to measure the economic climate in the city and Mecklenburg County. The Urban Institute at ...Read More »
In a revelation that is angering environmentalists, the state is not required to hold public hearings before it awards an air-quality permit for ReVenture Park’s controversial waste-to-energy plant proposed for western Mecklenburg County. That doesn’t mean there won’t be any ...Read More »
Charlotte’s hotel occupancy rate fell in December to 46.2 percent from 55 percent in November, but it was up 7.6 percent from December 2009, the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority said today. For 2010, Charlotte-area occupancy was 57.2 percent, up 11.1 ...
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Marcia Teal gets phone calls from clients every time Mecklenburg County conducts its property revaluation. Teal, broker-in-charge of Charlotte-based Dickens-Mitchener and Associates, said that during her 22 years as a real estate agent, property owners have called her as soon ...Read More »
Wells Fargo & Co. chief financial officer Howard Atkins is retiring and the bank’s chief administrative officer and senior executive vice president will fill the post. Timothy Sloan, 50, will replace Atkins immediately, Wells Fargo said. Atkins’ retirement is not related to ...
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Mecklenburg County officials today said the county will start using “strategic sourcing” to buy goods and services, a move expected to save $6 million to $10 million a year. As part of a contract with Deloitte Consulting, which stands to ...Read More »
First Trust Bank in Charlotte put in a high bid of $2.4 million for Midtown Sundries bar and restaurant in Cornelius during a foreclosure sale Friday at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse. The purchase is not yet final, as there’s a 10-day period ...Read More »
For anyone looking for a home in the Charlotte area, it’s a buyer’s market, thanks to a glut of homes for sale. But as potential buyers are ordering appraisals for homes they are interested in, some appraisers are finding it ...Read More »