RALEIGH — North Carolina’s population of Latinos has more than doubled over the past decade, leading a statewide growth spurt that involved nearly all 100 counties, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. The state’s overall population ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County is the largest in North Carolina, while Charlotte is the most populous incorporated place in the state, according to 2010 U.S. Census Bureau data released today. The county has a population of 919,628, which grew by 32.2 percent since 2000. Charlotte has ...Read More »
Duke Energy Corp. CEO Jim Rogers today called for “purpose-driven” capitalism, saying said North Carolina’s biggest competition is global. “Our greatest competition isn’t inside North Carolina,” Roger said at a meeting of the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce in Durham. “Our biggest ...Read More »
Charlotte-based manufacturer SPX Corp. today provided more details on its $20 million contract involving a nuclear power plant in Germany, saying its Balcke-Duerr business will manufacture and install the components. The contract calls for replacing moisture separator reheaters for Biblis Plant A ...
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The Ally Center, a 15-story uptown office tower, is close to filling its vacant retail space, with two restaurants slated to move in. That’s according to Peter Conway, co-managing partner for Trinity Partners, a subsidiary of Trinity Capital Advisers, which owns the ...Read More »
Hotel Sierra has opened in Charlotte’s center city at 435 E. Trade St. The 163-room property opened Tuesday. Owned by Wichita, Kan.-based LodgeWorks, the extended-stay hotel features kitchens in 134 rooms. The building has 17 floors, seven of which are for ...Read More »
A union representing Charlotte’s taxicab drivers wants the city to seek an investigation of the Greater Charlotte Hospitality and Tourism Alliance by the FBI or the State Bureau of Investigation. Randy Conrad, organizer for Teamsters Local 71, told the Charlotte Passenger ...Read More »