Some buildings in the Charlotte region are getting roughly $612,000 out of $1.8 million in federal stimulus funds from the North Carolina Energy Office to make energy-efficiency upgrades. The Packard Place building at 222 S. Church St. is receiving $307,840 ...Read More »
One small business in Charlotte will be given an “extreme” makeover as part of Small Business Week May 16-20, the city said. The city, Central Piedmont Community College’s Institute for Entrepreneurship and the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring the makeover, which involves ...Read More »
Duke Energy Corp. today said it has formed a joint venture with Wisconsin-based American Transmission Co. to build, own and operate electric transmission infrastructure in North America. Charlotte-based Duke said the joint venture, Duke-American Transmission Co., will help address increasing demand for affordable, reliable ...Read More »
Duke Energy Renewables, a part of Duke Energy Corp., said it has acquired a 1-megawatt solar farm at an elementary school in southwestern North Carolina. Charlotte-based Duke said the approximately 4,400 ground-mounted photovoltaic solar modules at Martins Creek Elementary School in Murphy ...Read More »
Richmond, Va.-based CapTech said it is expanding its presence in Charlotte by opening office space uptown and doubling its number of employees in the city to 20 by the end of the year. The information technology-consulting company, which already operates out of the ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Snyder’s-Lance has unveiled its new corporate logo. In a press release, the company said the new logo is ”a visual acknowledgement” that the merger last year of Charlotte-based Lance and Hanover, Pa.-based Snyder’s of Hanover “created a stronger national snack food company.” ...
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Outsourcing is nothing new, and businesses have been outsourcing some operations to India for years. Now, the real estate industry in North Carolina could see some outsourcing as the push is on from industry and, arguably, the federal government to ...Read More »
Mountain Island Village has taken another hit. One of the most popular tenants of the 8-year-old, 14-acre mixed-use development in northwest Charlotte has closed without warning, boarding up one side of the building and removing signs overnight. “Our last day ...
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The Charlotte City Council was bombarded Monday with concerns from residents regarding the proposed Independence Boulevard Area Plan. Ed Garber, an Independence Boulevard-area resident, said businesses and property owners along the corridor don’t know what the future of Independence Boulevard ...
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