Charlotte-based Nucor Corp. has a new president and CEO. As of the start of the new year, John Ferriola is the head of the manufacturer, a post previously held by Daniel DiMicco. Ferriola’s term is set to end in 2012. DiMicco, who has been ...Read More »
Two historic mill properties in Charlotte’s NoDa neighborhood are up for sale, the city said Monday. The Mecklenburg and Johnson mills, which have sat vacant after failed redevelopment attempts, will be sold under a plan to redevelop the properties at ...Read More »
Bank of America said Monday it has reached an agreement with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over bad residential mortgage loans sold to them by Countrywide Financial Corp. As part of the agreement, Bank of America made a $1.28 billion ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County said Monday it has completed a $3.1 million purchase of half of flood-prone Doral Apartments. The county, which bought 128 units on eight acres, plans to tear down the portion it bought. The complex features 260 units on ...Read More »
RALEIGH — By the time she’d finished, some of those watching had concluded that Gov. Beverly Perdue was out-Republicaning the Republicans. Perdue, speaking to new House members, touted her proposals to reorganize and streamline state government and called on legislators ...Read More »
“Go ask your father.” Yeah, there’s a good chance you heard that a time or two during your childhood. Or this: “Just wait ‘til your father gets home.” And though your mother uttered those two sentences more times than you ...Read More »
Edmund Walker was furious. Last week he had four job openings on his roster to fill and started making calls to potential workers. One after another, they declined the opportunities. “These are the same people who had been begging for ...Read More »
As the economy has forced some home builders out of business, it has also slowed down complaints against those in the industry, according to the Southern Piedmont/Charlotte chapter of the Better Business Bureau. But when those complaints do come in, ...Read More »
In 2010, 18 companies opened new offices, headquarters or facilities in Mecklenburg County, according to the Charlotte Regional Partnership’s By the Numbers report. Here are profiles of four businesses that decided Mecklenburg is the right spot for them to put ...
Tagged with: ABB Alan Milinazzo Alan Simonini Babcock & Wilcox Berry Plastics Corp. Brandon Bethards Business Investment Program Charlotte Regional Partnership Charlotte/Douglas International Airport Citco Fund Services Cooper Wiring Devices Corder Philips Deere & Company Jay Pellar John Gowlett John May Linet Americas McDermott International North Carolina Department of Commerce Orthofix International Prentis Trickett Simonini Builders Summer Zifko Sun Chemical Corp.Read More »
For the second quarter in a row, contractors in the Heartland North Carolina region, which includes Mecklenburg County, predicted much stronger demand for labor in 2011 than 2010, according to the third-quarter Carolinas Associated General Contractors Construction Barometer released today. ...
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