As if finding a job wasn’t hard enough in this economy, a report released this week by New York-based online job search engine Juju.com ranks Charlotte 16th in job-search difficulty. Washington, D.C., was ranked the least difficult place to find ...Read More »
The North Carolina Housing Finance Agency announced Wednesday that a new state foreclosure-prevention fund is available through participating U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-approved counseling agencies. Financed by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Hardest Hit Fund, the program ...
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Charlotte-based Goodrich Corp., a supplier of systems and services for aerospace, defense and homeland security, has appointed Mike Brand as the company’s vice president of the 787/Commercial Airframe Entry Into Service Division. Brand has been a Goodrich employee since 2005. ...Read More »
Gastonia-based CaroMont Health said Douglas Luckett has been named executive vice president of operational integration and chief operating officer. In that role, effective Jan. 1, Luckett will be responsible for all clinical operations at CaroMont. Before coming to CaroMont, Luckett ...Read More »
A tax deduction for mortgage interest paid by homeowners might be cut from the tax code if a proposal by the bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform is adopted. Since 1913, there has been a mortgage-interest deduction for ...Read More »
When Shaw Power Group announced Tuesday plans to add 225 jobs in Charlotte, it electrified economic development officials, who have been trying to raise the city’s profile as an energy capital. SPG, part of Baton Rouge, La.-based The Shaw Group, ...Read More »
UniversalBusinessListing.org, a service of Charlotte-based online communications company Name Dynamics Inc., said it has launched LocationMonitor.com, which tracks online reviews, company mentions and ratings so business owners can monitor and manage their online reputation. “It is increasingly essential for businesses ...Read More »
Mortgage lender Foundation Financial Group will be expanding its operations in Charlotte and adding 30 new positions through the first quarter of 2011, doubling its existing Charlotte work force, the company said today. The jobs will include entry-level positions, such ...Read More »
Charlotte home prices fell 3.7 percent in September from a year ago, according to Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller home price index. Nationally, home prices are down 1.5 percent over the same period. From August to September, Charlotte home prices dropped ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County’s unemployment rate dropped from 9.9 percent in September to 9.8 percent in October, according to a report released today by the state’s Employment Security Commission. It was one of 66 North Carolina counties where unemployment rates dropped. Unemployment rates increased ...
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