Charlotte’s hotel occupancy rate rose in August to 58.5 percent, up 8 percentage points from August 2009, the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority said today. If the upward trend continues, 2010 will be a better year for Charlotte hotels than last year, CRVA ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County foreclosure filings in September were up by less than 1 percent from September 2009, Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac reported today. The county had 999 foreclosure filings in September, up 0.4 percent from 995 filings September of last year. Last ...
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RALEIGH — A green-power advocacy group says North Carolina’s alternative-energy companies continue growing rapidly despite the country’s economic troubles. The North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association said today its latest survey of renewable-energy and energy-efficiency companies found there are now more ...
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RALEIGH — Election Day is approaching, but North Carolina voters can make their decisions right now. The state’s early-voting period begins today. Voters eager to cast their ballots or who don’t want to go to their precinct on Election Day ...Read More »
Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller today unveiled the details of a multistate mortgage foreclosure working group created to review the practice of “robo-signing” and other issues that have arisen against banks and mortgage-processing firms. Alabama was the only state not to ...
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A new “Entrepreneurship Center of Charlotte” is closer to reality following a meeting this morning of the Mecklenburg County Industrial Facilities and Pollution Control Financing Authority. Charlotte-based RedF Marketing is seeking up to $6.48 million in Recovery Zone Facility Bonds ...
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Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx gave members of the South Park chapter of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce a “State of the City” update today, saying Charlotte is still strong despite the banking industry bust. Foxx pointed to the growth of ...Read More »
Duke Energy Corp. today said it is reviewing e-mails featured in a news story about the Indiana president of Duke and a former lawyer at the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission. The e-mails were part of a story by the Indianapolis Star that ...Read More »
As more of the country’s biggest financial institutions and mortgage lenders are pulled into the ongoing controversy involving questionable foreclosure processes, many predict the situation could have a chilling effect on the country’s already battered economy and real estate market. ...
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Every two years, the city of Charlotte has the University of North Carolina at Charlotte put together a “Quality of Life Report” that details economic trends in 173 different neighborhood statistical areas. For the $75,000 the city spends on the ...Read More »